Bangkok is known for its non-stop vibrant life with more than 16 million travelers yearly, however it started as a small trading centre and port on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River about 200 years ago. It has now turned into a city that never sleeps, where culture meets technology and the exotic meets the international. When in Bangkok you can have a taste of everything!

  • Bangkok is a shorten name of capital city of Thailand; The City of Angel

  • Full Name: “Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit.”

  • About 400 temples disseminated around Bangkok. TOP 3 MUST visit:
    Wat Prakaew
    Wat Arun
    - Wat Pho
    Please wear appropriate cloth when visiting the temples.

  • “Jai yen yen” in Thai means Keep calm and stay cool.

  • Durian, mango (with sticky rice) and mangosteen are the most popular tropical fruits.

  • Don’t miss the Tom yam kung, som tam, pad thai and green curry; some of the most populair Thai dishes.

  • The city of street food, A variety both streets and dishes scatter around Bangkok e.g. Chinatown, Bangrak-Charoenkrung road. 

  • The Jatujak market is the most popular flea weekend market.


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