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The capital of Thailand, Krung Thep or Bangkok is one of Asia' s most cosmopolitan cities. With its magnificent temples, authentic canals, exotic food, busy markets, visual delights and a vibrant nightlife, Bangkok has something for everyone. That' s why it' s often rated as the number one tourist destination, welcoming the most number of international visitors. Bangkok is considered as the gateway to the Southeast Asian world and is usually scheduled as a stopover between cities, but to fully enjoy the wonders of this intoxicating city, you' ll need more than just a couple of days. Popularly known as the 'City of Angels', you' ll find visitors everywhere taking in the sights and sounds of Bangkok by tuk-tuk, canals, bicycle or foot. Though it might seem noisy and chaotic, there is so much to discover within the city from skyscrapers with sky bars to the countless temples and the backpacking area around the Khao San Road. Bangkok is also famous for its street food like the hot dogs, seafood snacks and noodle soup. The popular places to visit are the Wat Arun, Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Floating Market and more. The boat tours are a once-in-a-lifetime experience, just like shopping in Bangkok.

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Must Know Facts

  • Best time to visit bangkok Bangkok experiences a tropical monsoon climate which remains hot and humid all through the year. Being a popul...Read More
  • How to reach bangkok Bangkok can be easily reached from most cities in Thailand and from major cities of the world. The city of Ban...Read More
  • Transport In bangkok Buses in Bangkok provide an inexpensive way to travel within the city. The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMT...Read More
  • People of bangkok Bangkok has a population of around 8,280,925 - a lot of these people are tourists and residents from neighbour...Read More
  • Languages of bangkok The official language of Bangkok is Thai and it is widely spoken throughout Thailand. Most of the people also ...Read More
  • History of bangkok Bangkok was originally a small hamlet on the western banks of the Chao Phraya River. After the 18th century fa...Read More
  • Culture of bangkok The culture of Bangkok shows its position as the centre of Thailand's prosperity and urbanization. It is ...Read More
  • Weather of bangkok Bangkok is one of the warmest cities in the world. Because of its proximity to the equator, Bangkok is hot thr...Read More
  • Map of bangkok The city is spread over 1,600 square kilometres and stands at an elevation of 4.9 feet above sea level. It is ...Read More

Places to visit in bangkok

Grand Palace

Grand Palace

Landmark

Spend approx 4 hours

One of the most famous tourist attractions in Bangkok, the Grand ...
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Wat Traimit

Wat Traimit

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

The Temple of Golden Buddha or Wat Traimit, officially titled Phr...
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Wat Arun

Wat Arun

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

Locally known as Wat Chaeng, Wat Arun is situated on the western ...
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Bangkok National Museum

Bangkok National Museum

Cultural- Sports Center

Spend approx 1 hour

The Bangkok National Museum is the largest museum in South East A...
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Nahm

Nahm

In Hotel

Cost for Two - THB 3500

Nahm is arguably one of the most popular restaurants in Bangkok a...
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Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin

Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin

In Hotel

Cost for Two - THB 1000 onwards

If one has to start counting the accomplishments that Sra Bua by ...
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Enoteca Italiana

Enoteca Italiana

Restaurant

Cost for Two - THB 2500

Any good thing said about the Italian restaurant Enoteca Italiana...
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Baagadin

Baagadin

Restaurant

Cost for Two - THB 1000 onwards

Baagadin is an innovative and refreshing restaurant located in th...
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CE LA VI

CE LA VI

Bars, Discos

Cost for Two - THB 2000

Ce La Vi, a global chain of restaurants and bars, does not let yo...
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Sing Sing Theater

Sing Sing Theater

Bars, Discos

Cost for Two - THB 2000

If one has to chalk out a list of the most extraordinary destinat...
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Levels Club and Lounge

Levels Club and Lounge

Bars, Discos

Cost for Two - THB 2000

All that you fancy in a nightlife destination you would want to b...
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Vertigo and Moon Bar

Vertigo and Moon Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - THB 3000

Vertigo and Moon Bar, situated in Hotel Banyan Tree, are undoubte...
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Things to Do in bangkok

Cycling

Cycling

Rejuvenation

Economy

Cycling in Bangkok lets you discover a completely new side of the...
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Surfing

Surfing

Adventure

Moderate Budget

If you are an adventure lover and missing some action on your tri...
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Ice Skating

Ice Skating

Adventure

Moderate Budget

Bangkok has several places which offer facilities for ice skating...
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Go Karting

Go Karting

Adventure

Moderate Budget

For that adventurous and competitive person in you who has been m...
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CentralWorld

CentralWorld

Mall

Moderate Budget

Occupying a retail space of 5,50,000 square meters along with an ...
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Chatuchak Market

Chatuchak Market

Weekend market

Moderate Budget

The saying is that if there is anything that you dream of buying ...
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Siam Paragon

Siam Paragon

Mall

Premium

If you have been waiting for an ultra luxury experience on your t...
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Asiatique The Riverfront

Asiatique The Riverfront

Shopping Hub

Moderate Budget

Asiatique The Riverfront is a one-of-a-kind market in Bangkok, wh...
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Travel Talk Sharing travel experiences - one story at a time

8 Essential Experiences You Can’t Miss - When In Bangkok!

8 Essential Experiences You Can’t Miss - When In Bangkok!

Here are the 8 best experiences that you must have when in Bangkok!

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Satiate your taste buds at the top 3 restaurants in Bangkok

Satiate your taste buds at the top 3 restaurants in Bangkok

Bangkok as a tourist destination is an epicurean delight! Here are the three restaurants that you must visit when travelling to this place.

03 Mar 2016
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Top 3 fun activities for kids in Bangkok

Top 3 fun activities for kids in Bangkok

As opposed to the popular belief, Bangkok is in fact, a complete family destination! Here are the three places you must take your kids to when you next visit Bangkok!

23 Feb 2016
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