Welcome to Bangkok!
As the political, economic, cultural, culinary, and spiritual capital of Thailand, Bangkok has both old world charm and modern convenience. Many who travel to Bangkok are immediately overwhelmed by the sheer size of the city, and the vast number of attractions Bangkok has to offer.
There are more than 400 functioning Buddhist temples in the city! Other historical and cultural attractions in Bangkok that “must be seen” is the National Museum, Vimanmek Mansion, and Suan Pakkad Palace. In Bangkok’s historic district, there are plenty of attractions to make your Bangkok stay both enjoyable and memorable.
Of course, one cannot mention Bangkok without discussing the cuisine! From street vendors, to open markets, to Michelin starred restaurants, Bangkok offers an unsurpassed and sensational culinary journey with a taste experience that is guaranteed to delight. Besides the famous Thai cuisine with its mix of spicy, sour, sweet, and salty, Bangkok also offers all other known types of cuisine available in the world. The dining options are limitless, night and day.
Visit Bangkok’s modern “downtown” districts along Silom and Sukhumvit roads with its modern and comfortable electric trains, an elevated sky-train, and subway. They connect directly to hotels, modern shopping centers, and traditional markets, such as the Suan Lum Night Bazaar, and Chatuchak (JJ) weekend market. MRT and BTS electric rail systems have literally elevated Bangkok’s shopping status to world class.
Do you know that…
Thai women make up 40 percent of chief executives and 34 percent of chief financial officers within Thai companies
Thailand ranks first in the world for enrollment of women in higher education with 1.41 women attending a university for every man
Women in Thailand were among the first women in Asia who were granted the right to vote in 1932
Thailand’s female population comprised 47% of the country’s workforce, which makes up the highest percentage of working women in the region of the Asia-Pacific