Are you passionate about traveling? if so,then you need to travel to Bangkok in Thailand. Bangkok is an incredible travel destination that is able to offer a splendid and a memorable experience to any enthusiastic tourist. This city is regarded as one of the largest cities in the entire globe, with a population of about 9 million inhabitants. Although, the first impression of this city can be misleading,Bangkok is known to be characterized with a huge traffic congestion,a naughty and a bustling nightlife as well as with a very intense heat thus offering something for every traveler. Moreover, as a tourist or a traveler you will realize that Bangkok as one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan city, it is characterized with magnificent temples and palaces, a vibrant nightlife with great shopping experience as well as extensive canals that gives this city the glamor that is worth noting. From attraction, activities, Visit , Bangkok offers the following array of things and sightseeing options that you need to discover:
Temple of the reclining Buddha(Wat Pho):
This place is famous for the huge reclining statue of Buddha.Constructed almost 200 years even before Bangkok became Thailand’s capital city. This temple is considered as one of the oldest and the largest temples in Bangkok.Actually Wat Pho holds the reputation of having one of the country’s largest reclining Buddha image as well as the largest number of Buddha images in Thailand. The gold plated reclining Buddha statue is known to commemorate the passing of the Buddha into Nirvana.(image by Normann).
Grand Palace and Wat Prakeaw:
The construction of this place started in the year 1782, when the capital city of Siam was moved to bangkok from Thonburi.This place acted as the residence of the Kings of Thailand til the mysterious death of King Anada mahidol in the year 1946.His brother who succeeded him however moved to Chitralada Palace permanently.Today,this place is major tourist attraction with part of its compoun dedicated to the royal temple of Wat Prakeaw which is the most sacred temple in Thailand and home to the renowned Emeralda Buddha. A jade statue is adorned in gold clothing.
Set up in the year 1990, this is an eight story middle class shopping center known as the central world.This is one of the most splendid shopping destinations in Bangkok that will offer every passionate traveler a place to do their shopping activities. It has numerous retail outlets and departmental stores that houses lots of exotic and indigenous features,restaurants and many other things.
Wat Arun , sometimes known as the temple of dawn is located to the thonburi side of the Chao Phraya River thus acting as one of the best and the oldest tourist attraction in the city of Bangkok.This temple of wat Arun is an architectural representation of mount Meru, which is regarded as the center of the Universe in the Buddhist cosmology. This temple offers a spectacular and a captivating scene during the sun set.
Museum of Contemporary Art:
Recommended for art aficionados. With 6 floors and over 400 art work, it offers an excellent place that blends modern art with with the traditional forms of this changing world.This museum best expresses the changes in the Thai society by the modern art from the Thai artist. It offers an excellent spot for any passionate tourist to visit.
This is a state of the art 2000 seat theater that presents some of the world’s largest stage production.Similarly this spot host an authentic traditional Thai village that tourist and visitors will be able to stroll through and be able to savor the atmosphere of Thailand’s ancient times.
Jim Thompson House:
This is an architectural building and a specialty museum which was the former home of an American Jim Thompson that started the Thai silk industry and host a magnificent collection of Asian art and lots of unique display of antiques.
Chao Phraya River:
This river is strategically located at the heart of Bangkok and offers a convenient sight seeing location to the beautiful city and cruises. Plus lots of Bangkok’s major attraction cites are easily accessible at different points along this waterway.(image by Edwin Lee).
The Lab is conditional facility with a unique strength that offers innovative training programs for effective workouts and for fun so as to help you to loose weight, to build your strength and to increase your performance in a way that you have never experienced.This is therefore an interesting spot that will offer any passionate traveler a chance to have workouts.
Flow House Bangkok:
This is an ultimate beach club that offers games and various forms of entertainment that enables you to escape Bangkok from Bangkok.This beach club presents the perfect place to hang and chill out. It offers an incredible source of fun both for adults and kids as well as for sport lovers.It features wave surfing machine,mavericks restaurant and sports bar,rip curl surf shop and many more.
Bangkok’s in its own fitful design,has become one of the world’s best tourist destination.It is the central location where the upcountry immigrants and the high society royalist collide to enjoy some of the facilities that this city has to offer.With Sparkling malls,modern museums,excellent subways and various artistic and architectural design that dots this city.Bangkok acts as one of the most interesting and attractive place to visit.
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