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Bangkok City

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.

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Thai:กรุงเทพมหานคร
Full name
of the city:
Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit
Full name
in Thai:
กรุงเทพมหานคร อมรรัตนโกสินทร์ มหินทรายุธยามหาดิลก ภพนพรัตน์ ราชธานีบุรีรมย์ อุดมราชนิเวศน์ มหาสถาน อมรพิมาน อวตารสถิต สักกะทัตติยะ วิษณุกรรมประสิทธิ์
Officially
known as:
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.

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Founded:1782
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)
Time zone:(UTC+07:00)
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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Bangkok Travel Guide, What to See and to Do, List of Attractions

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Bangkok Temples (Wats)

Bangkok Buddhist Temples (Wats), Major Thai Temples in Bangkok

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Museums Monuments Statues and Palaces

Museums Monuments Statues and Palaces

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Markets and Bazaars in Bangkok

Markets and Bazaars in Bangkok

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Shopping Malls in Bangkok

Shopping Malls and Shopping Centers in Bangkok

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Aquarium, Zoo & Parks in Bangkok

Aquarium, Zoological Parks & Public Parks in Bangkok

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Nightlife in Bangkok

Nightlife in Bangkok, What to Do and Where to Go at Night

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Places of Interest in Bangkok

Places of Interest in Bangkok, Places to Visit in Bangkok

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Things to Do in Bangkok Chinatown

Things to Do in Bangkok Chinatown, a popular tourist attraction

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Bangkok Skyscrapers & High Rise Buildings

Bangkok Skyscrapers, Towers & High Rise Buildings

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Bangkok Golf Courses, Golf Clubs

Bangkok Golf Courses, Golf Clubs

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Transportation in Bangkok

Transportation in Bangkok, Getting Around in Bangkok

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Historical & Old Buildings in Bangkok

Historical & Old Buildings in Bangkok

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Streets in Bangkok

Streets in Bangkok

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Shrines and Spirit Houses in Bangkok

Shrines and Spirit Houses in Bangkok

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Things to Do in Thonburi, the old capital of Siam

Things to Do in Thonburi, the old capital of Siam

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Bridges in Bangkok and Chao Phraya River Bridges

Bridges in Bangkok and Chao Phraya River Bridges

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Attractions around Bangkok, one day trip from Bangkok

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BTS Skytrain stations - Silom line in Bangkok

Silom Line BTS Skytrain Stations ♦ Bangkok Mass Transit System

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Things to Do in Chao Phraya River

Things to Do in Chao Phraya River, the major river in Thailand

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Bangkok Travel Videos

Bangkok Travel Videos, Vacation Guide and Travel Information

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Churches in Bangkok

Churches in Bangkok, Evangelical, Catholic, International Churches

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Fortress in Bangkok

Fortress in Bangkok, Battle of Bangkok

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Bangkok Skyscrapers & High Rise Buildings

Bangkok Buildings, Properties, Condominium

List of Buildings, Properties, Condominium, Apartments in Bangkok … Bangkok Buildings, Properties, Condominium

12 New Highrise developments in Bangkok

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Districts (Khet) in Bangkok

Districts (Khet) in Bangkok, List of districts of Bangkok

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Weather in Bangkok, Thailand

Weather in Bangkok

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Bangkok Street View Earth Map with Videos and Photos

Bangkok Street View Earth Map with Videos and Photos

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Chinatown Attractions, What to See in Chinatown. Great street food, many examples of the architecture, most important Chinese Buddhist temples. Chinatown is a must and best places!

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