Bangkok, the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand, is
known in Thai language as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep. The
city is located in the Chao Phraya River Delta in Central Thailand. It is
one of the top tourist destinations in South Asia that attracts its
visitors with architecturally-remarkable temples and palaces, scenic
canals, traditional markets with a profound street food culture and a
vibrant nightlife. Bangkok is among the world's most visited city as per
MasterCard's Global Destination Cities Index and was the ‘World's Best
City’ for four consecutive years by Travel + Leisure magazine a few years
Things to do in Bangkok
Bangkok’s top attraction, the Grand Palace is the royal residence since
1782. It is an opulent structure built in typical Thai architecture
boasting gilded tops and spread across a stately 218400 square meters. The
only attention to consider is that visitors must be dressed conservatively
while entering here.
Wat Pho or Wat Chetuphon is the oldest temple in Bangkok. It is said to
have miraculous and curative powers and is frequented with absolute worship
by the believers. This grand temple is home to the Temple of the Reclining
Buddha, which is a 45-meter-long and 15-meter-high statue decorated with
numerous precious stones.
Wat Arun is a token of 18th century armed conflict between
Thailand and Burma. It is a temple that was built after the city had fallen
to the Burmese and was razed to the ground. General Taksin, the commander
of Thai forces, pledged to defeat the invaders and rebuild a temple there.
Best Time to Visit Bangkok
Best time to book flights from Honolulu to Bangkok is from the months from
November to March. It is the season when visitors can enjoy a great time
enjoying football tournaments in the city. One can book flights from HNL to
BKK during this time of the year to enjoy famous cultural events like the
Thai New Year.