Bangkok - Thailand
the capital of Thailand, represents a place where tradition, traditional cultures and stressful business people going to work make up an incredible destination. This image of Bangkok remains in the memory of many tourists that have past its borders, and a great number of them wish to return.
Considered to be one of the hotspot for travelers, Bangkok is the gateway to the whole Thailand, all foreigners booking a flight directly to the capital. As soon as you get here, it’s impossible to just leave without exploring the city’s finest places of interest. Consequently, a nice hotel in Bangkok will definitely help you have the best vacation.
The most important site in the city is the Grand Palace. Built in 1782, it has been the home of the great family of Thai King and the Royal Court. Its impressive architecture and the greatness of the building can easily make you feel in 18th century Thailand. Inside the palace’s complex, you can find many impressive buildings, one of them being Wat Phra Kaew, or the Temple of Emerald Buddha. A few times a year, the Thai King changes the statues robe, the rituals being considered the most important of the year. The Grand Palace is also used for many other traditions and rituals, as it represents the spiritual heart of Thailand. Famous for its food and welcoming people, as soon as you get to the city make sure you also lodge in Admiral Premier Hotel in Bangkok if you want to enjoy your stay to the fullest.
Wat Pho is found behind the Temple of Emerald Buddha. It is the largest museum in Bangkok and it is widely known for its enormous reclining statue of Buddha. The statue is 46 m long, 15 meters high and it is covered with a thin layer of gold.The feet and the eyes are engraved with pearl decoration, and the feet show the 108 auspicious characteristics of the true Buddha.
Another interesting attraction that can rarely be found on other continents is Bangkok’s floating markets. There are two great floating markets, Bang Khu Wiang being open from 4 A.M. until 7 A.M., and Damnoen Saduak from 7 A.M. until 11 A.M. You have to be a morning person if you want to get great products and avoid crowded canals. In addition, Damnoen Saduak is the place where one of the Bond movies was filmed, so if you want to feel like a spy, you simply have to visit it.
As soon as you get to Bangkok, you cannot miss these three great attractions, but also many others, like visiting the Siam Ocean World, Chinatown, or the royal house of King Rama V; taking a boat tour of the waterways and stopping to see the beautiful old houses on the riverside will complete your journey and thus you’ll manage to have an incredible vacation in Asia.
As you now probably understand there are plenty of places to visit in Bangkok, so a good start is to use Tacka Tacka and find a nice and comfortable hotel with the right location and price.