Bangkok Attractions & Places of Interest
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Bangkok "City of angels" is the largest city, political, economic, cultural, culinary, and spiritual capital of Thailand.
Located in the center of the country.
The actual name in Thai is: Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit.
Bangkok offers visitors not only the modern amenities they would expect from other cosmopolitan cities, but also a unique treasure trove of cultural attractions.
18 Shopping Malls with direct access from BTS Skytrain
CentralWorld, Siam Paragon, Siam Square One, MBK Center, Emporium, Gateway Ekamai, Central Chidlom, Siam Center, Gaysorn Shopping Centre, Silom Complex and many more.
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of the city:
|Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit|
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|กรุงเทพมหานคร อมรรัตนโกสินทร์ มหินทรายุธยามหาดิลก ภพนพรัตน์ ราชธานีบุรีรมย์ อุดมราชนิเวศน์ มหาสถาน อมรพิมาน อวตารสถิต สักกะทัตติยะ วิษณุกรรมประสิทธิ์|
|Krung Thep Maha Nakhon|
The city is dotted with 400 glittering Buddhist temples of great beauty (most spectacular temples: the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Keaw), the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and Wat Pho, which features an enormous reclining Buddha and was home of the first Thai massage school in the kingdom), magnificent palaces, classical dance performances, numerous shopping centers, and a still functioning traditional way of life, especially along the canals and the Chao Phraya River.
|Districts:||Subdivided into 50 districts (khet)|
|Number of Temples:||Over 400 Temples (Wats), most popular are: Temple of Emerald Buddha, Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Temple of Dawn, Temple of the Golden Buddha|
|Ethnic Composition:||Thai 90%, Chinese and other|
|Airports:||Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang International Airport (DMK)|
|Dial codes:||(+66 Thailand country code) and after the number 2|
|Nicknames:||City of Angels, The Venice of Asia|
The winding Chao Phraya is connected by numerous canals. Bangkok features both old-world charm and modern convenience.
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