Bangkok is located in the central part of Thailand, whose vivid commerce and prosperity are connected by the Chao Phraya River. Bangkok is Thailand's political, economic, cultural, and commercial hub. It has unique culture and cuisine, showing colorful urban charm, and has become one of Southeast Asia's most popular tourist destinations.
Bangkok is a city full of enthusiasm and vitality. Besides large department stores, special fairs are even more attractive. You can visit Maeklong Railway Market to witness the swift actions of street vendors while the trains passing through the marketplace. When visiting the Danneng Saduo Traditional Floating Market, you can take the long-tail boat to travel in the riverways and trade with other boatmen when meeting each other unexpectedly. The Chatuchak Weekend Market is even more popular among tourists, where different areas respectively offer clothing accessories, handicrafts, souvenirs, etc., and tens of thousands of vendors would allow you to enjoy the thrill of bargaining and treasure hunt.
Culture and history are perfectly integrated into Bangkok, which gives it the reputation known as "the capital of Buddhist temples". There are nearly 400 Buddhist temples of all sizes in Bangkok, including the Grand Palace, Wat Pho Temple, Wat Arun Temple, and Wat Saket Temple which are all must-sees for tourists, and the Phra Phrom of Erawan Shrine is one of the most famous places of worship in Thailand. The National Museum displays traditional cultural relics and Buddhist art of various periods in Thailand, and conveys various stories from prehistoric to modern times in detail.
Bangkok is also a paradise of food. The classic Thai tom yum soup is prepared with a variety of spices that give a sour, spicy, refreshing, and rich taste. The popular, affordable Thai milk tea can be discovered at every corner on the streets, and banana pancakes and mango sticky rice can always feast on you to the fullest. During the night, you can visit the bars around Khao San Road to experience the vivid Thai nightlife. In addition to satisfying your tastes, Thai massage is also a must-try whose unique massage technique with Thai herbal compress balls offers the best way to relieve yourself during the trip.
The best travel season
Bangkok is located in a tropical area. The cool season is between November and February, when the climate is relatively dry and cool, making it a more comfortable season for tourists. In addition, the Songkran Festival in April is the traditional New Year in Thailand. During the three-day holiday, vivid celebrations are held in various places, making it become a peak tourism period.
The public transportation in Bangkok is diversified. Travelers can purchase unlimited passes to take the subway MRT or BTS Skytrain to major attractions. You can also experience local transportation by taking tuk-tuk and articulated buses whose travel fare is determined by bargaining. Or you can also take a colorful taxi and motorcycle taxi, which are charged according to the taximeter. Now choose the best way for you to travel throughout the city!
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Are there any current entry restrictions in Bangkok?
During the pandemic, the entry restrictions of various countries have been adjusted on a rolling basis. Kindly remind you that please be sure to check the entry restrictions of your destination and prepare relevant documents before your departure. For details, please refer to the latest travel restrictions.
When can I fly to Bangkok with a lower fare?
How many flights are there does STARLUX fly to Bangkok every week?
STARLUX Airlines offers flights from Taipei and Los Angeles to Bangkok. You can check the detailed flight dates and information via timetable.
How many international airports are there in Bangkok?
Bangkok has two international airports, Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Muang International Airport (DMK). Since 2006, Suvarnabhumi Airport has gradually surpassed Don Muang Airport as the major destination for international flights to and from Bangkok and it is also the hub for STARLUX Airlines.
How far is the international airport in Bangkok from downtown?
Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Muang Airport (DMK) are about 25 kilometers away from downtown Bangkok. Kindly remind you to plan your transportation to the city before departure.
How to get from the airport to downtown?
After arriving at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), you can take the Airport Rail Link, which can reach downtown Bangkok within 30 minutes, which is the fastest way of transportation. If you are traveling with friends, you can also order a taxi or chartered car to go directly from the airport to the hotel. Don Muang Airport (DMK) is not connected by the MRT system, and you can only reach the downtown area by airport shuttle bus, taxi, or chartered car.