Bangkok is the capital of Thailand where you come across diverges of activity at every step of the way. What would you like to see – glimmering temples, cruising at Chao Praya River, brustling wildlife sanctuary, astonishing nightlife in pubs and bars or palatable food courts. Enjoy some natural beauty, lots of shopping, some resting parlors and nightlife. Bangkok is the best place for you. It has a bucket full of places where you enjoy and relish your holidays.
The history of Bangkok dates at least back to the early 15th century, when it was a village on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, under the rule of Ayutthaya. Because of its strategic location, the economy gradually expanded through international trade, first with China, then with Western merchants returning in the early to-mid 19th century. As the capital, Bangkok was the centre of Siam's modernization as it faced pressure from Western powers in the late-19th century
Where To Stay
As Bangkok is a popular tourist destination, always packed with hotels and places to stay at all budgets. It can, however, be a bit overwhelming choosing where to stay in Bangkok, as there are so many accommodation options available. If you book your hotel with travel package, you will not cost extra with your package. Otherwise you must select budget hotel in Bangkok Riverside, Sukhumvit Area, Silom Area and Siam Area
Where To Visit
Bangkok is a capital city including number of places to visit. Here we will discuss few of the beautiful places not to miss if you are in Bangkok.
Grand Palace & Wat Prakeaw : Built in 1782, and for 150 years the home of Thai Kings and the Royal court, the Grand Palace continues to have visitors in awe with its beautiful architecture and intricate detail. Wat Pra Kaew enshrines Phra Kaew Morakot (the Emerald Buddha), the sacred Buddha image meticulously carved from a single block of emerald
Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn): Constructed during the first half of the 19th century in the ancient Khmer style, the stupa showcasing ornate floral pattern decked out in glazed porcelain is stunning up close. Apart from its beauty, Wat Arun symbolises the birth of the Rattanakosin Period and the founding of the new capital after Ayutthaya
Floating Market: Floating Market offers an authentic experience despite its increasingly touristy atmosphere. Imagine dozens of wooden row boats floating by, each laden to the brim with farm-fresh fruits, vegetables or flowers, ready-to-drink coconut juice and local food cooked from floating kitchens located right on the boat
Chinatown: A colourful, exotic and pleasingly chaotic area, packed with market stalls and probably the highest concentration of gold shops in the city.
Other places like – Wat Pho, Chao Phraya River & Waterways, Chatuchak Weekend Market, Khao San Road, Soi Cowboy and Jim Thompson’s House are also good to get experience while traveling Bangkok
Best Tour Package
To visit Bangkok, no one will refuse to avail the packages to get premium class hospitality. Here DhamTrip is providing its budget level quality tour packages as given below: