Thailand holidays are popular with travelers the world over. From brilliant blue
seas and unspoilt white sands to vibrant busy cities and exotic markets, Thailand
is a land of contrasts.
There's plenty to see and do on a Thailand holiday, from old ruins and temples, desolate
cities and cultural city structures, Thailand is a land waiting to be explored.
Phuket and Koh Samui are popular destinations in Thailand for many travelers. With
their idyllic beaches and beautiful scenery, they're perfect places for relaxing
With so many places to see and explore in Thailand, the choice is yours.
You simply can't come to Thailand without experiencing Bangkok - the hectic pace,
the smiling crowds, the wonderful disorder of its geography, the constant mix of
old and new, the heady nightlife and the amazing culinary scene there are more than
50,000 places to eat!
In a nutshell
A must-see is the Grand Palace and the Emerald Buddha Temple. Shopping can be enjoyed
in abundance, from exciting street markets in Patpong and Chinatown, to swanky designer
stores in Silom and Sukhumvit. Getting around is now easier than ever. Bangkok's
new Skytrain transit system is the pride and joy of the city. This above-ground rail
system is clean, cheap and very efficient ideal for exploring this vibrant city There
are many types of attractions to Bangkok, and certainly something to please everybody.
There are historic sites, religious sites featuring magnificent temples, fabulous
shopping destinations offering all kinds of produce, and restaurants offering just
about every type of food one could imagine, not to mention all kinds of nightlife.
If you would like to visit a temple of great repute, then head for the Temple of
the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) in Bangkok, which is one of the oldest and indeed
largest temples in Bangkok. The statue is reputed to be the largest in Thailand,
and measures more than 140 feet long.
Some of the many attractions in Bangkok
Should you wish to spend some time investigating and visiting historic sights, then
a trip to the Grand Palace is a must. This complex was built in 1780 and comprises
of many magnificent buildings, including another wat (temple) called Temple of the
Emerald Buddha. The star of this temple is an emerald statue which dates back to
the early 15th century.
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