Places to Visit in Bangkok, Thailand, Asia

Places to Visit in Bangkok, Thailand, Asia

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and southern part of Thailand and it is situated on the banks of River Chao Phraya. Bangkok is the most populous city in Thailand and covers an area of 1,568.7 Sq Kms and Bangkok is governed by Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA). Economy of Bangkok depends on wholesale, retail trade, manufacturing real estate, renting, business, transportation and various other factors. Bangkok is home for several educational institutions and health care facilities in Thailand.

Bangkok is bounded by Samut Prakan, Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Pathum Thani, Samut Sakhon, Nakhon Pathom, Bang Khun Thian, and Nong Khaem and coordinates of Bangkok is 13.7500° N, 100.4833° E.


Tourism in Bangkok:

Bangkok is Asia’s one of the famed cosmopolitan cities with wonderful temples and palaces, genuine canals, full of activity markets and a vivacious nightlife that has something for everyone in Bangkok. Bangkok is the one of the world’s most visited city and it is also named as World’s Best City and visited by thousands of tourists throughout the year.


Food and Culture of Bangkok:

Bangkok is hub for more than 50,000 food joints and tourists can find Thai and world class international cuisines and some of the traditional cuisines of Bangkok are Isaan food, Som tam, khao niew, kai yang, moo yang and massaman curry are few cuisines. Bangkok is home for some of the world tallest buildings and tourists can find number of shopping malls in the city and can buy number of goods at cheap price.


Places to visit in Bangkok:

  • Rattanakosin Island
  • Grand Palace
  • Wat Pho
  • Wat Arun
  • Wat Phra Kaew
  • Grand Palace
  • Emerald Buddha
  • Golden Mount
  • Dusit Palace
  • Vimanmek Mansion
  • Suan Pakkad Palace


Best Time to Visit Bangkok:

Bangkok is one of the most visited places in Thailand and it is the busiest city and best time to visit Bangkok is between the months of November to April.


How to Reach Bangkok?

By Air:

Bangkok is served by two airports namely Don Mueang International Airport, which is located at the distance of 30 Kms from center of the city and Suvarnabhumi Airport, 40 Kms from the city and these are one of the main airports in Thailand which connects to cities like Chiang Mai, Delhi, Mumbai, Macau, Moscow, Tokyo, Seoul, Chiang Rai, Macau, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Medan, Surabaya, Chennai, Yangon and several other cities in the world.

By Train:

Bangkok is served 4 railway line and Hualamphong Train Station is one of the major and busiest stations in Thailand, located at the distance of 9 Kms from the heart of the city and this railway line is well connected to various places in Thailand.

By Sea:

Laem Chabang Port is the major port in Bangkok and located at the distance of 120 Kms from the city, Speed boats and cruise boats are available from various parts of Thailand to Bangkok City and to avail this service tourists must book in advance.

By Road:

Bangkok has well developed road transportation services and travelers can avail bus facilities from various parts of Thailand to Bangkok frequently and to get around the city tourists can get bicycle, tuk-tuk, tram, mini bus, boat and motorcycle.


Where to Stay in Bangkok?

Bangkok is Asia’s biggest cosmopolitan cities, with number of tourist attractions sites and visit by thousands of tourists from all over the world and tourists can find number of resorts and hotels in the Bangkok which cost from $ 10 to $ 400 and above per night. Some of the prominent hotels in Bangkok are listed below:

  • Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok
  • Swissotel Nai Lert Park Bangkok
  • Lebua at State Tower
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok
  • Dream Hotel Bangkok
  • Amari Boulevard Bangkok
  • The Peninsula Bangkok
  • Grand Diamond Suites Hotel
  • Prince Palace Hotel
  • Grand Millennium Sukhumvit
  • President Palace Hotel
  • Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers
  • Le Meridien Bangkok
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