Famous Cities of the World - Bangkok

Bangkok is one of the top cities of Southeast Asia economically. It is growing fast, some say too fast. It now includes the area of Thon Buri, which was once the capital of Siam, and the combined area is commonly known now as Krung Thep Mahanakhon. It is the capital city of Thailand and home to more than 6.5 million people. The metropolitan area is by far the largest of the country and has an estimated population of over 11 million.

It is the commercial centre of Thailand, and the wider area of Southeast Asia. There are two main sectors providing the lion's share of revenue in the Thai economy. It is characterized by a tropical climate which remains humid for a major part of the year. The city experiences alternate periods of dry and wet seasons. It is juxtaposed with high end and gritty right next to each other, something you normally don't see in most western cities, embrace it!

It is becoming a hub for quality music in Asia, extensive list of music venues, discos, DJs, artists and music events.

It is famous for its temples, the Grand Palace as well as some of Asia's largest shopping centers and Asia's largest outdoor week-end market (Chatuchak). It is highly appreciated for its wide choice of restaurants, from authentic street-side eateries to a number of fine dining establishments. It is a gourmet's paradise. The most authentic, the freshest and the very best food can be found in the ubiquitous stalls strewn throughout its bustling streets.

It is a shopper's heaven. Don't worry about sleeping, there is plenty of time for that once your board the flight back home. It is a beautiful city and Thailand is a wonderful country. I've been there and I can say the people are warm and friendly.

It is a city of extremes and superlatives, a city you do not react too indifferently. Recently declared the world's hottest city by the World Meteorological Organization, it also boasts the longest name -Krung-thep-maha-nakorn-boworn-ratana-kosin mahintar-ayudhya-amaha-dilok-pop-nopa-ratana-rajthani-burirom-udom-rajniwes-mahasatarn -amorn-pimarn-avatar-satit-sakattiya-visanukam .

Bangkok is said to be the 22nd most populous city on earth, with a population of about 11 million, including its proper and surrounding areas, the best time to visit it is during the months of May, June and September, when the city is at its least crowded. It is more like work. It's kind of a slog. It is not just a city to visit briefly on your way to somewhere else. It is a place so rich in experience you will want to visit it time and time again.

It is rightly regarded as the most affordable city of all for flight tickets and is now widely accepted as Asia's premier air hub. Bearing in mind the savings you can make on other things during your stay in it perhaps it is an ideal opportunity to experience the most opulent accommodation available in any Hip Hotel Bangkok or Sukhumvit Hotel, the TENFACE suite. It is a city to overload the senses. Streets are crowded by tuk-tuks (motorized tri-shaws) and the occasional elephant weaving through congested traffic. It is, shall we say, a Mecca for Buddhist temples. From the famous reclining Buddha at Wat Pho to the Giant Swing outside of Wat Suthat, you could spend weeks in the city and not absorb it all.

It is popular tourist destination. We try to offer you the most suitable accommodation in hotels, pensions, apartments and hostels on this website. It is a gourmet's paradise - from the unfathomable victuals of China Town through to upscale international dining and some of the finest street food on the planet. The most authentic, the freshest and the very best food can be found in the ubiquitous stalls strewn throughout its bustling streets.

Gurmit loves traveling; he has been to Bangkok a lot of times. His favorite is Thai Foot Message at the airport. He is an author, speaker and mortgage expert.

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