Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and, with a population of over eleven million inhabitants, by far its largest city. Its high-rise buildings, heavy traffic congestion, intense heat and naughty nightlife do not immediately give you a warm welcome — but don't let your first impression mislead you.
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, 18 km to the north, Bang Kruai
, 6 km to the north, Nonthaburi
, 12 km to the north, Phra Pradaeng
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Explore places and attractions around Bangkok including Siam Center, Pak Khlong Talat, Dusit Zoo (Khao Din Wana), Wat Mangkorn Kammalawat, Wat Intharawihan, The Suan Pakkad Palace Museum and Tha Phrachan Color Lab.
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Sukhumvit is an exclusive district in Bangkok. It is home to fancy apartments, villas, restaurants, bars and clubs.
Khao San Road is a small road located about a block from the Chao Phraya River at the northern side of Rattanakosin.
Rattanakosin, also known as Rattanakosin Island, is the historic centre of Bangkok, where most of Bangkok's must see sights can be found, including the Grand Palace and Wat Pho.
Silom is the closest Bangkok gets to Wall Street, with glistening skyscrapers all boasting the names of financial institutions.
Yaowarat and Phahurat is Bangkok's multicultural district, located west of Silom and southeast of Rattanakosin.
Thonburi is a vast district that consists of the entire west bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok.
Siam Square is Bangkok's main shopping drag and its BTS Skytrain station is often considered as the centre of the city.
Phahonyothin is centred around Phahonyothin Road, a major arterial road that starts at Victory Monument and runs parallel to and eventually merges with Viphavadi Rangsit Road in the north of Bangkok.
Pratunam is a shopping district in Bangkok. It is a major market area with thousands of fashion stores that sell wholesale with cheap prices guaranteed, especially if you buy in bulk.
Ratchadaphisek is the district that follows the northeastern portion of Ratchadaphisek Road.
Dusit is a leafy, European-style area that is the political centre of Thailand. Its development dates back to the early 1900s, when King Rama V built the Dusit Palace, a complex of palaces and royal residences he created to escape the heat and chaos of the Grand Palace.
Ramkhamhaeng is a vast district that lies along Ramkhamhaeng Road, a major arterial road in eastern Bangkok.