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Bangkok

Asia
25+

Rank in Thailand

1

Rank in Asia

160+

World Rank

Currency
Baht(THB)
Weather
Cloudy 33.3℃
Time
18:53 PM (GMT +07:00)
Electric Socket
Type A (120 V 60 Hz.)... Read more


About Bangkok

"The city that outshines with distinct contrasts in lifestyle and culture is the Buddist shrine adobe, the city of Bangkok. The capital of Thailand, it is famed for its ornate and revered Buddhist shrines and mesmerizing beaches, along with its addictive and notorious nightlife. Everything in Bangkok gets complete recognition and attention from tourists. The trend-setting floating markets are the most sought of destinations in the city. China town, a prominent shopping street witnesses a mad rush of enthusiastic visitors during festivals and other times of celebration. The gorgeous Wat Pho temple has acclaimed renown for its splendid reclining Buddha statue. Eminent spas at every corner of the city are a temptation for tourists providing a splurge of relaxation and rejuvenating therapies. The city with its temples, beaches, theme parks, and shopping malls offers a mixed bag of entertainment, thrill, devotion, and relaxation. The various shrines and temples exhibit positive vibes stimulating inner peace. This city of wonders has an abundance of various attractions that not only enchant its guests but also keep them enthralled with its easygoing comfortable character.

Continent Country
Asia Thailand
Airport Name / IATA Code
Suvarnabhumi International Airport BKK
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
Don Mueang International Airport DMK


Bangkok
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
November and December. During this part of the year, the city recovers from the effect of the monsoon season. With winter coming, the temperature becomes pleasant and ideal for visiting.
Moderate time to visit
January and February. The climate is fairly moderate during this time. The temperature is on the higher side, but it is quite bearable. June, July and August as it is often interspersed with rain showers.
Worst time to visit
March, April, May, September, and October. Temperature hits the higher note during March-May and is the hottest months of the year in Bangkok. During the months of September and October, it rains heavily in Bangkok.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 21 24 26 31 30 30 30 30 16 17 16 13
Maximum temprature (℃) 32 33 34 31 30 34 33 33 33 33 32 32
Rain fall (mm) 10 10 86 87 42 180 170 100 220 290 20 20
Population
8.28 (Millions)
Official Language
Thai
Spoken Language
Thai, the only natio... Read more
Other Language
English, Thai, Chine... Read more
Police
999
Ambulance
997
Taxi
Start Tariff: THB 35... Read more

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.32
Cup of Coffee USD 1.89
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.76
Rice/Kg USD 1.22
White Bread USD 1.25
Eggs (12) USD 1.63
Combo Meal USD 6.08
Fine Dining USD 28.79
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.64
Domestic Beer USD 2.24
Imported Beer USD 3.68
Bottle of Wine USD 19.19
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 4.00
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 28.79
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.96
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 449.48
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Visit Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn, admire the colourful porcelain tiles, bell tower, and giant statues of great significance.
  • Visit the temple of Wat Pho which is a temple for gigantic reclining Buddha to experience tranquillity. Experience relaxing treatments and massages in one of the Spas situated here.
  • Visit the Grand Palace which was once the official residence of King of Thailand.
  • Visit the Emerald Buddha temple to experience the visually appealing gleaming beauty of the buildings, golden spires and glittering mosaics. On the way to the temple is ‘Tha Thein’ market, it sells dried salted seafood and wholesale products.
  • Sea life Bangkok Ocean World has a wide variety of aquatic species. Experience a unique fish pedicure. Explore a glass bottom boat ride through the main tank.
  • Experience fun and excitement at Siam Park city, one of the many amusement and water parks in the city. Treat yourself to a wide variety of cuisines at the International buffet lunch.
Shopping
Bangkok Antique
Bangkok, , Thailand
Distance From City Center
9.6 km
Chinese House Chatuchak Branch
599/4 Zone E-05, Chatuchak Plaza, Ladyao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
Distance From City Center
13.4 km
Paul's Antiques
50 Soi Sukhumvit 13, Khwaeng Khlong Toei Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Bangkok, Thailand
Distance From City Center
9.6 km
Bangkok Arts And Crafts Public Co, Ltd.
968, Auechue Lieng, Rama 4 Road, Silom, Khet Bangrak, Bangkok, 10500, 10500, Thailand
Distance From City Center
7.0 km via Wat hua Lamphong
Beauty Gems
Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Distance From City Center
15.1 km via river city Bagnkok
Indy Market
502/25 Suk Sawat Chom Thong, Bangkok 10150, Thailand
Distance From City Center
9.pp km
Tawanna Night Plaza
Lat Phrao Rd., Khlong Chan, Bang Kapi, Bangkok, 10240, Thailand
Distance From City Center
10.7 km via Sukhumvit living twon
TGIF Market
Chinese House Chatuchak Branch
Distance From City Center
5.4 km via River city Bangkok
Pratunam Market
115/4 Phayathai Rd, Thanon Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Distance From City Center
5.3 km
Thai Craft Fair Trade Co., Ltd
35 Bamrung Mueang Rd, Khwaeng San Chao Pho Sua, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Bangkok, Thailand
Distance From City Center
5.1 km
Central world
999/9 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
Distance From City Center
4.8 km
MBK Center
444 Phayathai Rd, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
Distance From City Center
2.9 km via river city Bangkok
Platinum Fashion Mall
222 Phetchaburi Rd, Khwaeng Thanon Phetchaburi, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand
Distance From City Center
5.3 km via river city Bangkok
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Thai silk products
  • Thai Spices 
  • Thai spa products
  • Thai Handicrafts
  • Thai snacks
  • Thai silver jewelry
  • Thai Trinkets
  • Handmade lute 
  • Herbal inhaler- Thai inhalers consisting of clove, cardamom, star anise, and mint. It is effective in case of headaches,nausea and mild colds.
  • Roasted coffee beans 
  • Bamboo mats
  • Mortar and pestles

Tourist attractions in Bangkok

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