Head Forth Into The Magical City of Bangkok

Bangkok is known for a good number of reasons, whether it is being the most populous city of Thailand or for being a major tourist destination. Further, Bangkok is known for its colorful festivals and Songkran is one such festival. It’s celebrated in the month of April and is often accompanied by the famous Golden Mount Fair during another important festival Loi Krathong, usually celebrated in November. If you are visiting anytime around the New Year Eve, head to the amazing celebrations at the Central World. All these details depend upon the choice you have made out of the Bangkok holiday tour packages.


Magical city of Bangkok

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Bangkok has been playing a central position in the royal family and is still home to the main royal residence of the royal family. The royal buildings and halls are collectively called by the name Grand Palace Bangkok and still have several functional royal offices as well as is the main venue for several state royal functions and state events. It has numerous small and large structures such as halls, courtyards, buildings &pavilions and it is located by the banks of the Chao Phraya river. It has a beautiful temple in its premises that is called as the Temple of Emerald Buddha and is widely regarded and revered as the most sacred temple for Buddhism in Thailand. The temple is locally known by the name Wat Phra Kaew and the elegant Emerald Buddha is a dark green statue carved out of a single piece of jade stone. Another great place to visit for the spiritually inclined is the nearby Wat Pho temple. It lies adjacent to the premises of the Grand Palace and is also popular by the name “the Temple of the Reclining Buddha”. Locals believe that this temple is also the birthplace of the traditional Thai massage as well.

While you are here, do not miss out on Wat Arun , which means that “Temple of Dawn” and is a Buddhist temple. It is dedicated to the Hindu God Aruna and is one of the prime attractions of the Bangkok city. If you’re a nature lover, you should visit Safari World which is a great sightseeing facility in the city. It consists of two main parks by the names Marine Park and Safari Park, and is administered by Safari World Public Limited. It’ll provide you with the ultimate safari experience as it features several wild animals including tigers and lions. The Marine Park features Jungle Cruise river ride, water skiing activities, several exciting shows and water flume rides.


Temple of Dawn- Wat Arun

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If you a history lover, you can head to Bangkok National Museum that exhibits artifacts from Thai history and art. The museum has three main exhibition halls. These are named as Siwamokhaphiman Hall, Buddhaisawan Chapel, and The Red House. You can also go check out Golden Buddha, which is widely famous for being the largest solid gold statue of the world and weighs 5.5 tonnes. All these places to visit are located in close proximity to all the major hotels in Bangkok that will give the tourists a locational advantage.

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Dimpy RoyThis article has been written by Dimpy Roy, she is an travel writer working with an Online Travel Guide and she helps travelers to find best Bangkok holiday Packages for hazzle free vacations.

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