Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand is one of the world’s best and most popular tourist destinations and currently the most visited city in the world. The city is known in Thai as Krung Thep which translates to ‘city of angels’ in English. It’s also known as the ‘Venice of the east’ due to its large number of canals. It’s rich in culture and steeped in history with historic Buddhist temples, shrines, the world’s biggest Chinatown, royal palaces, floating markets, Thai massage shops, and it’s internationally popular cuisine. Bangkok is also a very modern city with world-class shopping malls, a vibrant street life, luxury hotels, lively nightlife and some of the best restaurants in Asia.
This extensive travel guide compiled by long-term residents aims to give you the best, most up to date information to get the most out of your time in this exciting city. Where to go, what to see, what to do, how to get there, money saving tips, advice on where to eat, drink and where to stay ……it’s all here!