Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand in Asia. Bangkok is an international hub for transport and health care, and is emerging as a regional centre for the arts, fashion and entertainment. The city is known for its vibrant street life and cultural landmarks, as well as its notorious red-light districts.
Bangkok is subdivided into fifty districts, which are further subdivided into 169 sub districts.
Bangkok Tourism :
Bangkok is one of the world’s top tourist destination cities. Bangkok is visited by the majority of international tourists to the country. Domestic tourism is also prominent.
Bangkok’s multi-faceted sights, attractions and city life appeal to diverse groups of tourists. Royal palaces and temples as well as several museums constitute its major historical and cultural tourist attractions. Shopping and dining experiences offer a wide range of choices and prices. The city is also famous for its dynamic nightlife. Although Bangkok’s sex tourism (prostitution market) scene is well known to foreigners, it is usually not openly acknowledged by locals or the government.
Bangkok has a reputation overseas as a major destination in the sex industry.
Bangkok Festival :
During Songkran on 13–15 April, traditional rituals as well as water fights take place throughout the city. Loi Krathong, usually in November, is accompanied by the Golden Mount Fair. New Year celebrations take place at many venues, the most prominent being the plaza in front of CentralWorld.
The present king’s and queen’s birthdays, respectively on 5 December and 12 August, are marked as Thailand’s national Father’s Day and national Mother’s Day. These national holidays are celebrated by royal audiences on the day’s eve, in which the king or queen gives a speech, and public gatherings on the day of the observance. The king’s birthday is also marked by the Royal Guards’ parade.
Sanam Luang is the site of the Thai Kite, Sport and Music Festival, usually held in March, and the Royal Ploughing Ceremony which takes place in May. The Red Cross Fair at the beginning of April is held at Suan Amporn and the Royal Plaza, and features numerous booths offering goods, games and exhibits.
Bangkok Climate / Weather :
Bangkok has a tropical savanna climate and is under the influence of the South Asian monsoon system. It experiences hot, rainy and cool seasons, although temperatures are fairly hot year-round, ranging from an average low of 22.0 °C in December to an average high of 35.4 °C in April.
The rainy season begins with the arrival of the southwest monsoon around mid-May. September is the wettest month, with an average rainfall of 334.3 millimeter.
The rainy season lasts until October, when the dry and cool northeast monsoon takes over until February. The hot season is generally dry.
How to Reach Bangkok Thailand? :
The place is well linked to nearby provinces as well as international destinations, through excellent system of airways, railways and roadways. From India, you can get flights from International airports of Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Delhi and more.
Bangkok is well connected by air to the rest of the world and there are two airports in the city. The Suvarnabhumi Airport is located 25 kilometres east of Bangkok and the Don Mueang Airport located 24 kilometres to the north. Most international and domestic airlines operate at the Suvarnabhumi Airport, which is linked to the city by buses, taxis, and Airport Rail Link, a high-speed train service into downtown Bangkok.
Places to Visit in Bangkok :
Bangkok is as intoxicating as it is diverse; a melting pot of exotic aromas, interesting sights and visual delights. It’s a city with infinite layers which you need to explore to reveal its hidden secrets. If you’re planning a trip to Bangkok – or Krung Thep as it’s called in Thai – make sure to allow enough time to see some of the treasures that has given this city iconic status. At least three to five days.
Bangkok nightlife is having special attraction for men.
There are many places in Bangkok including
Master Toddy’s muay Thai,
Temple of reclining buddha,
Temple of dawn,
The aspire club,
Temple of emerald Buddha,
Museum of contemporary art,
Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall,
The Grand Palace,
Flow House Bangkok,
The Golden Mount,
Jim Thompson House,
Central World Plaza,
Khlong Bang Luang Artist House,
Chatuchak Flower Market,
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, Klongs, Safari world and more.
Restaurants options are limitless whether it is night or day. Great value-for-money food courts, riverside eateries, Thai-style dining in antique teak houses, dinner cruises, trendy restaurants and food markets are only some of the options available.
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