Thailand is situated in the heart of Southeast Asia. Bangkok, Thai Krung Thep, city, capital, and chief port of Thailand. It is the only cosmopolitan city in a country of small towns and villages and is Thailand’s cultural and commercial center.
Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is a large city known for ornate shrines and vibrant street life. The boat-filled Chao Phraya River feeds its network of canals, flowing past the Rattanakosin royal district, home to opulent Grand Palace and its sacred Wat Phra Kaew Temple. Nearby is Wat Pho Temple with an enormous reclining Buddha and on the opposite shore.
The glittering temples of Thailand are breathtakingly beautiful and provide insight into the importance of Buddhism in Thai culture. It is also a treasure of unique cultural wealth. Asiatique the Riverside is a very famous outdoor center in Bangkok. This popular spot is sure to have all your fashion needs and appetites covered. Some of the best Thai food is available at street stalls and night markets. Thailand's largest island, Phuket in the Andaman Sea attracts the most visitors thanks to its winning combination of tropical island beauty and many activities and attractions such as Phuket Old Town.