Private guide in Bangkok, guided tours in Bangkok, Thailand
Top Attractions in BangkokOld City, Rattanakosin Island, Wat Arun (The Temple of Dawn), The Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew (The Temple of the Emerald Buddha), Wat Pho, Dusit Zoo, Erawan Shrine, Gems and Jewelry Museum,
Currency: Thai baht (THB)
Information about Bangkok
The capital and the city with the highest population in Thailand is Bangkok. It’s located in the Chao Phraya River delta and has large agricultural areas within the city along the eastern and western edges. The climate is tropical and within this sprawling metropolis, among the traffic jams and pollution, tropical plants bloom and grow all over the unique Thai architecture and landscape. Temples, canals, palaces, busy markets and an exciting nightlife make Bangkok one of Asia’s most visited destinations.
If you’re a foodie, Bangkok has plenty to offer with over 50,000 restaurants! Prices are affordable and you can choose from authentic Thai, Mexican, Vietnamese, Lebanese, French and many others. There are also Vegan restaurants. For desert try roti, flaky on the outside and soft in the middle or have a dish of coconut ice cream. Roti Mataba restaurant has been in business for nearly 60 years and has the reputation of being the best in the business when it comes to making roti.
The Grand Palace is located in the center of Bangkok and remains one of the most popular attractions in the area. The palace was the official residence of the Kings of Siam. Although the palace is now vacant, state functions and ceremonies are held at the palace each year.