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City Guide, Bangkok


The capital city of and largest urban area in Thailand is Bangkok. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha or simply Krung Thep, meaning "city of angels". Bangkok was a small trading post near the mouth of the Chao Phraya River during the Ayutthaya Kingdom in the 15th century. Bangkok has a tropical wet and dry climate under the Köppen climate classification system. Bangkok is known for its large green sections within the city centre, including the large forest park between Yannawa and Samut Prakan.


Tourist attractions


Bangkok is considered to be one of the world's tourist hotspots. Bangkok is Thailand's major tourist gateway, which means that the majority of foreign tourists arrive in Bangkok. The city boasts some of the country's most visited historical venues such as the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun. There are numerous projects to maintain Bangkok's historic sites in the Rattanakosin area and river districts.


Culture and entertainment


The culture of Thailand has been greatly influenced by Buddhism. But there have been dominating influences of Hinduism as well as influences from its neighboring nations of Myanmar and Laos. Chinese and Indian culture has also had influences on the Thai culture and cuisine.

Theater, Bangkok, Fabb Fashion Cafe, Bangkok, Dance Center School of Performing Arts, Bangkok and Joe Louis Puppet Theater, Bangkok. Another popular source of entertainment in Bangkok is cinemas in Bangkok . The city is a hub for cineplexes. The cinema halls are mostly located inside the shopping malls. Visit the cinema halls to watch Hollywood thrillers or romantic flicks.


Food and Drink


Food is as much an integral part of Thai culture as Muay Thai or traditional Thai massage. In the city of Bangkok you do not have to walk very far to find something to eat, food carts can be found in every street corner as well as in many small Soi (lanes) which are full of varieties of food stalls. There are many of restaurants in Bangkok, there are noodle stands, fruit stalls, curry shops, Pad Thai stalls, road-side barbecues and even carts selling fried insects; and then there are countless superb restaurants serving international as well as Thai and other Asian cuisine to suit most tastes and budgets.


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