We present this Bangkok Travel Advisory to let you have an idea of the capital and most populous city of Thailand. Millions of people visit the city every year and it is a top travel destination.
Palaces and Wats:
Bangkok city has many palaces and some of them are still used by the Thai royal family. Some are open to the public. The official residence of the King is the Grand Palace which has been there for 200 years. The palace has Chakri Mahaprasat Hall and Wat Phra Kaew with the Emerald Buddha, which is the most famous temple in Thailand. Chitralada Palace was the actual place where King Bhumibol Adulyadej was living with his queen Sirikit.
Hundred of Wats are there in Bangkok but only a few are for tourists. Wat Arun is another famous temple with an 85 m tall chedi and was built in the 1820s and was tallest in Bangkok till the skyscrapers arrived.
Wat Pho is famous for the Reclining Buddha or Wat Phra Chetuphonin in the south of the Emerald Buddha and the Grand Palace. This is the biggest temple in Bangkok with reclining gold covered Buddha figure that is 46 metres.
This Bangkok Travel Advisory suggests you to definitely have a look at the beautiful public parks.
Queen Sirikit Park that was made for the 60th birthday of Queen Sirikit has a big pool with three fountains Thai and foreign lotus collection.
Lumphini Park and Park of Princess Mother Memorial are other famous parks in the city.
Chulalongkorn University has many museums around like Human Body Museum, Imagery Technology Museum, Snail Museum and much more.
National Gallery Museum, National Museum, Suan Pakkad Palace, Vimanmek Mansion and many more museums are there in the city that showcases different.
Chao Phraya River & Bangkok’s Canals:
There are cruises and boats that can take one around the river and the beautiful canals. Dinner cruises are also very famous because of the food and entertainment they provide. This Bangkok travel advisory especially recommends the dinner cruise for a fun filled experience.
There are many theatres like the Chaloem Krung Royal Theatre where Thai plays are staged and Traditional Thai Puppet Theatre where puppet shows are presented. Patravadi Theatre is an outdoor theatre and Siam Niramit has international shows depicting the Thai history and culture.
Thailand offers a range of shopping experiences from water markets to street markets, from weekend bazaars to luxury malls of world class. Water markets are strong tourist attractions with canals market tours in demand.
There are shopping malls and street markets that cater all ranges and budgets.
Bangkok city’s nightlife is also very famous. The sex tourism of the city is also very famous although the government doesn’t support it.
Bangkok has a variety of sights and attractions and experiences to offer to all types of tourists. We have tried to put all the highlights of this amazing city in this Bangkok Travel Advisory and hope it helps you.