Begun as a small trading centre on the western bank of Chao Phraya River, today Bangkok is a representation of the perfect blend of modern and traditional because one find monuments of the ancient past and tech-savvy present.
There are two airports in Bangkok to cater to the increasing tourist traffic to Bangkok, Don Mueng Airport and Suvarnabhumi Airport. Most of the international carriers such as Sri Lankan, Scoot, Air India, Jet Airways and Bangkok Airways utilise the Suvarnabhumi Airport but the national carriers which serve the domestic needs utilise the Don Mueng Airport but this is not rigid. The duration of Kochi to Bangkok flights will be ten hours and forty five minutes.
Below are some of the exciting places to visit in Bangkok!
- Grand Palace and Wat Prakeaw
Built in 1782, Grand palace served as the abode of the Thai royals. It is known across the world for its intricate and stunning architecture and these features draws the history enthusiasts from across the world. It serves as the excellent example of Thai craftsmanship and genius when it comes to architecture.
Wat Prakeaw is a Buddhist temple which has the famous Emerald Buddha, a statue of Buddha which as the name suggests has been carved meticulously from a single block of emerald known as Phra Kaew Morakot in their language. ‘Wat’stands for ‘temple’.
Even today, the complex remains a place of worship for the Thai people.
- Wat Arun
Built in the first half of nineteenth century, Wat Arun remains to be the most recognised tower in Southeast Asia. The architecture adheres to the ancient Khmer style and it’s stupas or the pillar display extensive floral patterns decked in the glazed porcelain which makes it a visual treat. Historically speaking, Wat Arun also represents the birth of Rattanakosin period and the founding of the new capital named as Ayutthaya.
- The Floating Market
Who can forget to visit a floating market when one is in Bangkok?! Damnoen Saduak is famous in Bangkok for its charming floating markets. Innumerable wooden boats gliding on the water and selling everything under the sun is a definitely a feast for the eye.
Highly chaotic and full of shops, it is a shopper’s paradise. It is a place to visit especially during major festivals like Chinese New Year and The Vegetarian Festival. The crowd is dynamic and the food stalls dish out amazing Chinese dishes. So Chinatown is the place to hit if you want to have a taste of china in Thailand.
- Khao San Road
If Bangkok is the perfect example of when West met East, then this road is the point where one can see this meeting. There are so many nightclubs, bars, market stalls converted into cocktail bars. Go, paint the town the wildest shade of red!
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