Bangkok

Bangkok, called The City of Angels or “Krungthep” in Thai, is the capital city of Thailand. Is very famous and appreciated by visitors for its versatility and multiple points of interests. From temples, the Grand Palace, all the way over the some of Asia’s largest shopping centers and the largest outdoor market of Asia (Chatuchak), Bangkok definitely has what it takes to entertain visitors from all origins.

Bangkok, has a large range of cultural attractions to visit. From the various Royal residences to the temples and other religious sites all the way over to the recently opened Bangkok Art and Culture Center, as well as numerous smaller galleries and museums.
It offers an abundance of Wats (Temples) including the most famous Temple of the Emerald Buddha – or Wat Pra Kaeo. It is the holiest temple in Thailand and the green-jade Buddha statue in the chapel is the most sacred Buddha image in Thailand while Wat Po is the oldest and largest monastery of the 400 found in the city.

Another ‘must-visit’ museum is the Royal Barges Museum showing fantastically ornamented boats used in ceremonial processions on the river. Bangkok’s museums cover every possible subjects – be it pottery, classical or temporary art, science and astrology, photography, stones and minerals or antiques from the prehistoric to the Rattanakosin Era.
Chatuchak Park and Rama IX Park are two of Bangkok’s second largest parks. Built in the past 50 years they cater to Bangkok’s suburban population and are enormous and include botanic gardens, sports clubs and complexes, English/French/Japanese gardens as well as large ponds and lakes. Other famous parks include Queen Sirikit Park near Lat Yao, Benchasiri Park on Sukhumvit, Saranrom Park across the Grand Palace, Sanam Luang, Suan Romaneenat, and Dusit Park. Over 18,2 mil people are visiting Bankok in every year.

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