Discover Bangkok

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Bangkok is the capital of Thailand, known for its lively street life and vibrant culture. Located on the Chao Phraya River, it's a sprawling metropolis with modern high-rise buildings, traditional temples and ornate palace complexes. Bangkok is one of Southeast Asia's most exciting cities with its bustling markets, colorful nightlife and delicious cuisine.

One of the main attractions in Bangkok is the Grand Palace complex which dates back to 1782 and was once home to Thai royalty. It's packed with magnificent architecture including Wat Phra Kaew, which houses a famous Emerald Buddha statue. A short boat ride from the Grand Palace lies Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) - an impressive Buddhist temple featuring stunning spires that reach up into the sky.

Another must-see in Bangkok is Khao San Road near Rattanakosin island. This area is popular among tourists for its street food stalls and buzzing nightlife scene. Shopping fanatics will also find plenty to enjoy here, from trendy boutiques to vintage stores selling everything from clothes to souvenirs and antiques. With endless things to see experience in Bangkok; it's no wonder why this city continues to be one of Southeast Asia's top destinations!

Best time to visit

Month Temp (Min/Max) Avg. Weather Touristy Mark
January 25°C / 33°C
February 26°C / 34°C
March 28°C / 35°C
April 30°C / 36°C
May 30°C / 36°C
June 29°C / 34°C
July 28°C / 33°C
August 28°C / 33°C
September 27°C / 33°C
October 27°C / 32°C
November 26°C / 33°C
December 25°C / 32°C