Monday, May 26, 2008

Bangkok Holidays

angkok Holidays - East blends with West
A holiday in Thailand would not be complete without stay in Bangkok. Visiting Bangkok is exciting and often exhausting experience, as there is so much to see and do. The exotic East blends with the modern West - a mix of magnificent Thai culture. Bangkok is a vast metropolis, with futuristic skyscrapers, exotic temples and old narrow streets with wooden dwellings. Bangkok is home to many temples, the world's most vibrant nightlife, a exciting Chinatown, countless shopping malls, and many museums and galleries, centred around the famous Chao Phraya River. You will have no trouble finding accommodation while on holiday in Bangkok as the city has hundreds of hotels offering great value to western visitors. Bangkok is served by Bangkok Suwarbumi Airport, located a half-hour car journey from the centre.

Bangkok Holidays - discover encient Rattanakosin Island and futureristic Siam Square
You may spend much of your holiday in Bangkok on the eastern bank of the Chao Phraya River. Here in the district of Rattanakosin Island you will find the exquisite Royal Grand Palace with its Temple of the Emerald Buddha known as Wat Phra Kaew. Also here is Wat Pho - the largest temple in Bangkok with a 46-meter long, gold Reclining Buddha - and the fascinating National Museum and National Gallery. Many Bangkok hotels are situation in this part of the city. In the neighbouring Sukhumvit Road and Siam Square areas you will be spoilt for choice if your Bangkok holiday includes shopping as there are many big shopping malls like Siam Paragon, siam Centre, Siam Discovery and MBK, as well as the popular Jim Thompson Thai House Museums, Suan Pakkard Palace Museum and Siam Society Kamthieng House. Travelling to other parts of the city is easy using the sky train, metro, river boats and tuk-tuks.

Bangkok Holidays - gateway to paradise
For many taking a holiday in Bangkok, the city serves merely as a transit to many Thailand's paradise beaches in Krabi, Phuket, Hua Hin and Koh Samui. If your preffer more active holidays, Thailand's national parks offer jungle trekking, rock climbing, kayaking, canoing, windsurfing, rafting, mountain biking and much more.

Well, this might be what you looking for, discover Bangkok, City of Angels.

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