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City of Angels - Bangkok, Thailand, whose abbreviated Thai name Krung Thep literally means "City of Angels"
Bangkok, Thailand: Explore the Venice of the East -by John Nathaniel
Do you want to discover a lovely Bangkok hotel Thailand where luxury is surrounded by traditional hospitality? Do you want to know the secrets of one of the most dazzling cities in the world? Would you like to explore a city that holds a record for having the longest name?
Welcome to "Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit" or Bangkok. The translation for this ceremonial name is, "The city of angels, the great city, the residence of the Emerald Buddha, the impregnable city (of Ayutthaya) of God Indra, the grand capital of the world endowed with nine precious gems, the happy city, abounding in an enormous Royal Palace (The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaeo) that resembles the heavenly abode where reigns the reincarnated god, a city given by Indra and built by Vishnukarn".
Also known as the 'City of Angels,' the 'Venice of the East' and the 'Big Mango,' the ceremonial name of Bangkok is considered by the Guinness Book of Records to be the longest in the world. Shaping the geography and the history of Bangkok, the famous Chao Praya River (Tourist Trip Boat on the Chao Phraya River) has played a massive role in transforming the city to a modern yet fascinating center that throbs with life, leisure and luxury. Though influenced by various cultures of different settlers over the years, Bangkok is bordered by mountains to the north and west with a huge plateau in the east and has been sculpted to its present modern-day state with fertile land, abundance of fish and various waterways that are open for trade.
Take a Scintillating Path to a Throbbing Metropolis
Known for its bustling streets, visitors will be surprised by the tree-shaded Phra Arthit Road with its restobars, shophouse cafes and small eateries. Offering quiet moments filled with tranquility, this street also offers good cuisine and a peaceful interlude. Evolving over almost 350 square kilometers, Bangkok is thronged with skyscrapers, soaring apartments besides throbbing with life and vitality. With important landmarks, Bangkok's most famous sights range over the Wat Po (Reclining Buddha), the Grand Palace and the Wat Phra Kaew or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Visitors who need serenity on their vacation can fill their days with great sightseeing and wander through famous locations that include King Rama V-era houses, an age-old fort with lovely river views, national and public parks.
Tourists can take off on boats down the innumerable klongs (Thonburi Klongs and Khlong Saen Saep), go on ferry boat rides and enjoy dinner cruises besides visiting the floating markets (Damnoen Saduak Floating Market). Bubble up a day with visits to the famous Chatuchak Market (Weekend Market), the Patpong Night Market (Bangkok by Night), various malls and stores. As a luxurious break, visitors can indulge in massages of an extraordinary kind.by blind people! Being an incredible experience, this massage is rendered by visually impaired people whose touch and expertise speaks for their experience, touch and sensitivity. With non-stop entertainment, sounds and sights, visitors can rejuvenate at an attractive and affordable cheap Bangkok accommodation.
Experience the Big Mango and its Magical Sights
Bangkok: Places to go and things to do: Dusit Zoo (Khao Din), Bangkok - Erawan Shrine - Wat Arun, Bangkok - Ananda Samakhom Throne Hall - Chang Ton Royal Elephant Museum - Vimanmek Mansion Palace - The National Museum of Thailand - The Jim Thompson House, Museum - Suan Pakkad Palace - Riverside Bangkok - Rose Garden - Wat Dusidaram Worawiharn - Wat Kaeo Fa Chulamani, Kiak Kai - Marble Temple, Wat Benchamabophit - Metal Castle, Loha Prasart - The Giant Swing, Sao Ching Cha - The Golden Mount Temple, Wat Saket - City Pillar Shrine - Wang Phayathai - Phya Thai Royal Palace - The Bangkok City Tram (Bus) Tour - Ayurvedic Spa Treatment - Kamthieng House, Museum of Lanna Ethnology
Stay in the Big Mango
Bangkok Hotels - The Oriental Hotel Bangkok - Bangkok Millennium Hilton - Bel-Aire Princess, Bangkok - New Empire Hotel, Bangkok - Sawasdee Inn, Bangkok - Sena Place Hotel, (North) Bangkok - WoodLands Inn Hotel, Bangkok
More Information: www.Bangkok-accommodation.com offers their guests a great exploration of wonderful hotels. Guests can take off from their Bangkok accommodation to view the sights and taste the secrets of the ancient kitchens of Bangkok.
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