Where to visit in the capital city Bangkok
The country is located in the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia. The total territory of approximately 513,000 km2 (198,000 sq mi) has made Thailand the world's 51st-largest country. It is the 20th-most-populous country in the world, with around 66 million people. The capital city of Bangkok is not only the center of Thailand's political, commercial, industrial, and culture but the tourist destination attracting tourists from all over the world as well.
Thailand includes ranges of attractions and some of the typical ones are listed following:
Wat Ratchapradit Sathitmahasimaram:
This is a temple built in King Rama IV period (King Mongkhut, 1851 to 1868). Located in the North of Saran Rom Park, not far from the Grand Palace and Wat Po, this relatively small temple was formerly a Royal coffee garden. The notable feature of monument is Phra Wihan Luang-the Royal image with frescoes depicting the “Royal ritual in 12 months” and the moon legends.
The temple is located on Fuang Nakhon road near Wat Pho. It was built by King Rama V in 1869. Wat Ratchabophit or formally Wat Ratchabophit Sathit Maha Simaram Ratcha Wara Maha Wihan is a Buddhist temple featuring unique layout, with its wiharn and ubosot joined by a circular courtyard, at the center of which stands a gilded chedi built in Sri Lankan style. There is a relic of Buddha inside. The interior of the temple, bod, is gilded Italian architecture obtained from the idea of king's visit to Europe. On the west end of the temple grounds is the Royal Cemetery, with numerous monuments.
The castle of Suan Pakkard:
Suan Pakkad Palace or Suan Pakkard Palace is a museum located on Sri Ayutthaya Road, south of the Victory Monument. The museum was originally the home of Prince Chumbhotpong Paripatra and his wife. In 1952, it is opened to public as a museum where visitors can see the display of thai antiques including Ban Chiang pottery over 4,000 years old. The museum's collection of five traditional pavilions is one of the best examples of city architecture.
Bangkok is known as a melting pot of exotic aromas, interesting sights and visual delights. It's a city with infinite layers with lots of hidden secrets waiting for visitor to explore. If you're planning a trip to the city, make to see some of the treasures that have given this city iconic status. With some of the highlights and traditional must-see attractions featured above, we hope that you will have the nicest trip ever in the friendly and fun loving, exotic and tropical, cultured and historic, Thailand.