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Bangkok (Thailand)

Bangkok, official name Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, is the capital of Thailand and, with a population of over eleven million inhabitants, by far its largest city. Its high-rise buildings, heavy traffic congestion, intense heat and naughty nightlife may not immediately give you the best impression — but don't let that mislead you. It is one of Asia's most cosmopolitan cities with magnificent temples and palaces, authentic canals, busy markets and a vibrant nightlife that has something for everyone.

For years, it was only a small trading post at the banks of the Chao Phraya River, until King Rama I, the first monarch of the present Chakri dynasty, turned it into the capital of Siam in 1782, after the burning of Ayutthaya by Burmese invaders but they did not take over Ayutthaya. Since then, Bangkok has turned into a national treasure house and functions as Thailand's spiritual, cultural, political, commercial, educational and diplomatic centre.

 

Main attractions in Bangkok (Thailand)

Bangkok, TH

Showers late. More sun than clouds. Hot.

Showers late. More sun than clouds. Hot.

34 °C

93 °F

Humidity 61%
Wind 16Kph

Wed

Rain showers. Partly sunny. Hot.

34 °C

93 °F

Thu

Showers early. Mostly cloudy. Hot.

34 °C

93 °F

Fri

Morning clouds. Hot.

35 °C

95 °F

Sat

More sun than clouds. Hot.

36 °C

97 °F

Sun

Showers late. More sun than clouds. Hot.

35 °C

95 °F

Mon

Light showers. Broken clouds. Hot.

33 °C

91 °F

General information

Country: Thailand 

Currency: Thai Baht

Language: Thai and English

Airport: Suvarnabhumi

Airline: Nok Airlines

Time Zone: UTC +07:00