Bangkok is one of the hottest capital cities in the world in more than a single aspect. Here you are able to experience world class dining in Thai and International restaurants, do some really affordable shopping, enjoying metropolitan nightlife with clubs, bars and discotheques that will make also the most experienced globetrotter to smile a typical Thai smile. Welcome to Krunthep "the City of Angels!"
Bangkok is located in the heart of Thailand and is a natural delimitation between Northern and Southern Thailand. Bangkok became the capital city of Thailand in 21 April, 1782.
With her 14 million people, Bangkok is the economic center of Thailand, dominating the country's economy and dwarfing any other urban centers. Development continues to pour in to Bangkok mostly neglecting the rest of the nation.
In this part of Bangkok Guide site you can find many information about various subject about Bangkok, History, Business & Economy, Climate, Transport, Thai festivals...
Numerous festivals and fairs in Thailand is incredible - there always seems to be something go on.
The most beautiful of all Thai festivals is known as "Loy Krathong Festival" under the full moon light. The other wonderful festivals, "Songkran Festival" (the Thai New Year), with the throwing of water over everyone and sprinkling of scared images.
Before the 1780s the vicinity of Bangkok consisted of small principalities which existed without official status. Bangkok began as a small trading community on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River during the Ayutthaya Kingdom,1350 to 1767.
The town's name is derived from Bang Makok, bang being the Central Thai name for towns or villages situated on th...
Economy & Business
Bangkok is the economic center of Thailand, dominating the country's economy and dwarfing any other urban centers.
Development continues to pour in to Bangkok mostly neglecting the rest of the nation. It is ranked as the 55th richest urban agglomeration, slightly behind Singapore, Jakarta, and Metro Manila. Its combined economic output is roughly 89 billion dollars in pu...
Average temperatures in the city are about 2 °C (3.6 °F) higher than the ones shown for the Don Mueang Airport during the 1960-1990 period.
The highest recorded maximum temperature is 40.8 °C (105.4 °F) in May 1983 and the lowest recorded minimum temperature is 9.9 °C (49.8 °F) in January 1955.
The coldest temperatures were recorded in January 1924, January 1955, Janu...
Traffic is a real chaos in Bangkok, there are so many vehicles of all kinds that crossing the streets may become a real adventure!
The best way to avoid it is to use the BTS elevated railway, the fastest and more modern way to move around...
But if you have to go through, be patient and don't make very ...
Visa & Travel1
1Do you need a visa to come to Thailand? If yes, what kind of visa and where should you file your application? If no, why you wouldn’t need a visa? Will you just travel to Thailand with just your passport and plane ticket? What is Visa on Arrival?
These are just some of the common questions from a foreigner who wishes to visit Thailand. We will give a brief explanation on the different types of Thailand visa and what transpires on during a Thai visa application.
Everybody goes holidays in Thailand start by 2 to 4 days in Bangkok before they go to visit the rest of Thailand beauties.
The classical vacations in Thailand Start by 3-4 days in Bangkok, 2-3 days in Chiang Mai (Golden triangle) and finish by few days peaceful in one of the beach...
In this part of the website you can find a listing of all the events taking place in Bangkok during the year with a detailed record for each event....
The visual calendar by month of events taking place in Bangkok....