Bangkok, the official name of Krung Thep Maha Nakhorn, is one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan cities.

Bangkok, the capital of Thailand is located on the banks of the Chao Phraya river. It is the political, commercial, cultural, spiritual, education and diplomatic a Centre of the country.

Bangkok is one of the fastest growing, most economically dynamic and social progressive cities in the East Asia and the capital with population estimated at around 9-10 million.

Nowadays, Bangkok can be divided into main geographic areas of follows:
The riverside to the city’s east is Silom< Siam and Sukhumvit, young Thais and Keen Shoppers head to the aera around Siam Squaer, Siam Centerpoint, a unkhrong and Word Trade Center etc. Heading east along Ploenchit road and Sukhumvit road, there is plenty of shopping which spring up around the beginning of Sukhumvit and stretch Soi Asoke, Central Chidlom and Emporium. The Ekamai, the Eastern bus terminal is located on Soi Ekamai very close to the Science centre of Education.
Center Bangkok is Siam Square district of the city. This is Bangkok’s most western felling shopping district. Pratunam next to Silom is also great for shopping . Sukhumvit road is night time heart of Bangkok.
Dusit District also offers plenty of to urist attractions Vimanmek Palace, Wat Benchamabophit and Dusit Zoo are found here.

North Bangkok’s highlife for tourists is Chatuchak weekend market, best reached by catching the Sky-Train. Mor Chit bus terminal is located at the same stop. Don Muang, Bangkok’s international airport is about 15 Km. future north. The Don Muang has been being moved to Suwannaphum airport. It has just experienced of Its latest Suwannaphum airport.
Sathorn, Silom area is a financial district. The area has a number of Embassies and hotels Such as Sukhothai hotel, Dusit Thani hotel, if you reach west along Sathorn or Sliom, you’ll come to Charoen Krung road and the Chao Phraya riverside again. This riverside is popular hotel area, the city’s beast hotels including the Oriental Hotel, the best hotel in the world, the Shangrila and the Royal Orchid Sheration.

North along the river;s way is Chinatown, Pahurat and Indian district. Here you’ll find Wat Trimit, the golden Buddha is head over to Chinatown where you can gaze upon a ning feet tall the Buddha state, weighing more than five tons. This attraction is believed to e the world’s largest solid gold Buddha statue.

source:: Toruist Guide to Thailand book.
0 Responses

Post a Comment

This is Your's Memo. Thank!!