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Bangkok, the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand, is
known in Thai language as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon. The city is in the Chao
Phraya River delta in Central Thailand. It ranks as one of the top tourist
destinations in South Asia attracting visitors with stunning temples and
palaces, picturesque canals, traditional markets with a deep street food
culture and a pulsating nightlife. Bangkok tops the list of the world's
most visited cities with its beautiful tourist attractions making it an
excellent place to visit for tourists of all ages.
Things to do in Bangkok
Bangkok’s top tourist attraction, Grand Palace is the royal residence since
1782. The palace stands as a magnificent structure in characteristic Thai
architecture highlighting gilded tops and spread across a majestic 218400
square meters. The lone caution to be is that visitors must be outfitted
conservatively while entering.
Wat Pho or Wat Chetuphon is the oldest temple in Bangkok. This temple is
famous to have miraculous and curative powers and is visited with absolute
adoration by the worshippers. This imposing 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 battle between
Thailand and Burma. It is a temple that was constructed after the city had
fallen to the Burmese and was demolished to the ground. The
commander-in-chief of Thai forces, General Taksin swore to defeat the
invaders and reconstruct a temple there.
Best Time to Visit Bangkok
Best time to book flights from Seattle 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 your flights from
SEA to BKK during this time of the year to enjoy famous cultural events
like the Thai New Year.