About Bangkok

Invariably, every Thailand holiday includes a visit to the kingdom’s capital city, Bangkok, or Krung Thep, “the city of angels” as it is known to its inhabitants. Many tourists who travel to Bangkok are immediately overwhelmed by the sheer size of the city and the vast number of attractions Bangkok has to offer. Indeed there is a wide variety of Bangkok sightseeing opportunities spanning more than two centuries of rapid development following the city’s founding in 1782 by King Rama I, the first king of the present Chakri dynasty. Since that auspicious date, Bangkok has swelled to a cosmopolitan, 21st century city of more than ten million inhabitants. While the immensity of the city and its bustling streets can be intimidating at first, those who spend some time in Bangkok are quickly enamored by the myriad of attractions Bangkok contains, from exotic temples, which underscore Thailand’s strong Buddhist history, to modern shopping malls, which make shopping an integral part of any Bangkok holiday.

Transportation

BTS :Bangkok mass transit system public company limited

http://www.bts.co.th/customer/en/main.aspx

MRT: Bangkok expressway and metro public company limited

http://www.bangkokmetro.co.th/index.aspx?Lang=En

Attractions

   

Temple of the Emerald Buddha                           The Grand Palace                                              Wat Ratchabophit

    

Erawan Shrine                                                       Royal Barge National Museum                           Safari World

(Reference: http://www.bangkoktourist.com/)