Bangkok Canals
Bangkok owes its memorable appearance and inimitable atmosphere to the Chao Phraya River and its numerous canals to a great extent. The river is born in the northern mountains and carries its dark-yellow water through the capital to into Siam Bay, and the canals transpierce the huge body of the megalopolis as vessels. Picturesque khlongs, as the Thais call them, have long become one of Bangkok’s m

Khaosan Road
The 400-meter-long Khaosan Road is situated in the very heart of the historical center and is nicknamed as the gates to Bangkok because it is from it that many travelers start their acquaintance with Thai capital. It is the most popular street among tourists: it attracts them with cheap accommodation, numerous cafés and snack bars with affordable prices, a huge selection of entertainments to fit a

Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall
The Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall, also known as The Nitas Rattanakosin Museum, is situated in the historical heart of the city and is one of the most interesting museums of Bangkok. Its unique interactive exposition was created using ultramodern multi-media technologies. It introduces history, art and culture of Thailand of Rattanakosin period. Rattanakosin is an era in kingdom’s history that last

Madame Tussauds Museum
Bangkok Madame Tussauds Museum is the first branch of the namesake international chain of wax museums in the Southeast Asia. It is situated on the sixth floor of the shopping mall Siam Dicovery in the capital’s very center. Visiting it means making a captivating tour in the world of stars: meeting famous musicians and actors, heads of states and public figures, legendary artists, and even kings. B

Patpong Night Market
Situated in Bangkok’s central part not far from Lumpini Park, the Patpong Quarter is one of the most famous and important districts in the capital. It is well-known not only for unthinkable number of varied entertainment facilities, which glitter with neon from evening to dawn, but also for the namesake night market, which is considered to be one of the most popular markets among tourists. Each gu

Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm
Bangkok’s outskirts hide no less interesting places, which are worth visiting, than the city itself. The small borough Samutprakarn, situated 25 kilometers away from the capital, is a vivid evidence of this. It features the largest crocodile farm in the world. It was founded thanks to Utai Youngprapakorn, in 1950. He was one of the first to create a farm for preservation of rare and endangered spe

Royal Barges National Museum
Royal Barges National Museum is situated on the bank of one of the many Chao Phraya River’s channels, not far from the famous Temple of Dawn. This river is a very important life artery of Bangkok. The museum is mentioned not in every guide-book. Meanwhile, it is no less interesting than others more famous museums of the Thai capital. It keeps truly unique exhibits: paddle boats with amazing struct

Lumpini Park
Situated in the very heart of the Bangkok business center, Lumpini Park is the largest recreation area of the capital. It is the main green lungs for the city and the oasis of quiet, calmness and pacification in the center of the busy megalopolis for its residents. Being in the park, it is possible to forget that it is surrounded by the crowded capital with its gigantic skyscrapers, tropical heat

Siriraj Medical Museum
Bangkok Medical Museum, also known as Museum of Death, is located in the building of Thainlad’s oldest hospital, on Chai Praya River’s western bank. It is one of the most unusual and sinister museums in the capital. Its exposition is interesting not only for those who are keen on medicine, but also for mere extreme sensations lovers. Siriraj hospital was founded by the King Rama V, in 1888 – two

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