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Wat Pho In Bangkok

Wat Pho In Bangkok:
     The Wat Pho is located in Bangkok and is quite close to the Royal Grand Palace. It is also known as Wat Chetuphon. This is a must see temple while you are visiting Bangkok. More....

The Canals Of Bangkok 
The Canals Of Bangkok
     In the 19th century Bangkok was definitely a floating city, and the moniker of Venice of the East was apt for this charming beautiful city. During that period some 400,000 people lived on floating houses on the rivers of Bangkok while the remaining people lived in houses on stilts on the river and canal banks.More....



Bangkok Tourist Attractions

     Bangkok Province, the capital city of Thailand is the prime tourist attraction for both domestic and international travellers.

     Bubbling with life, this modern metropolis is a paradise for young, vibrant tourists. The attractive mega malls, trendy boutiques or traditional local markets offer excellent opportunities for shopping while the clubs, bars, restaurants and discotheques provide tourists with glimpses of the colorful nightlife the city has to offer.

Bangkok Province has some truly wonderful temples and cultural sites, which provide tourists with a taste of the rich Thai culture. Significant among these temples are the Wat Phra Kaew, with the highly revered Jade Buddha image; the Wat Pho, housing the massive reclining Buddha covered with a gold leaf; and the Wat Arun, situated on the banks of the Chao Praya River.

          The popular Chatuchak Weekend Market and the Suan Lum Night Bazaar provides an excellent platform for buying goods from all over Thailand. Another important market place, which is renowned all over the world, is the China Town.  There are a large variety of goods available at cheap rates and the market is fun to explore.

          An exciting way to enjoy a day in Bangkok Province is to opt for a cruise down the Chao Phraya River. The trip provides tourists with an entirely different perspective of Bangkok Province. Rice barges converted into restaurants offer a memorable evening dinner while cruising down the river. Another favorite activity for tourists is playing golf. Bangkok has around 40 golf courses and clubs and is in fact a golfer's paradise. The most famous sport in Bangkok is Thai kickboxing. Called Muay Thai in Thailand, this exciting sport is very famous worldwide and it attracts young enthusiasts from all over the world to come and train under Thai coaches. Fans of Thai kickboxing can see bouts almost every night of the week at either Lumpini Stadium or Ratchadamnoen Stadium.

          Another interesting activity is to go on a trip down the Chao Phraya River to the small island of Ko Kred. Here the indigenous natives of Mon community, who are originally potters from Myanmar, are engaged in pottery even today. Tourists can even pay a visit to the local museum displaying antiques. Bicycles can also be hired for a ride around the island.

          Regular and air-conditioned buses as well as metered taxis are available for local travel. River taxis and boats ply across the Chao Phraya River quite frequently. Besides these, public transport systems such as BTS Sky Trains and Metros are also available, which connect the major centers of the city.

Bangkok Tourist Attractions




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