Bangkok Travel Guide
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Bangkok Travel Guide
Where is Bangkok?
Bangkok — you've heard plenty about it, you're dying to visit but don't have an inkling where it is? Allow us to point you in the right direction.
It's the national capital of Thailand. Additionally, it's about 25 miles to the south of Khlong Luang, a significant city.
As of last count, the population of this area of Central Thailand was 5,100,000.
Places to Visit in Bangkok
So, what's first? You'd be crazy to miss Grand Palace and the Wat Pho. While you're in the mood to explore famous attractions, why not swing by the Wat Arun and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha as well?Bangkok boasts plenty of exceptional places to visit, including Siam Square and Jim Thompson House. More fine sights include Chatuchak Weekend Market and Patpong Night Market. If you can, do your best to stop by all of them.Peruse the items on show and have a chat with a few of the locals at Pratunam Market. Need some more options? Pay your respects at Wat Saket and learn more about the area's culture and traditions. But wait, there's more! Give your respects at Wat Suthat and deepen your knowledge on the region's culture and traditions.
Car Rentals in Bangkok
Want to see the region on your own terms? Be the master of your own epic adventure by checking out car rentals in Bangkok with the help of Orbitz.
If you're eager to start your vacation as soon as the plane lands, pick up a vehicle from the Don Mueang International Airport area. Thrifty Car Rental and Avis both have outlets close by.
Avis is located just 2 miles from the center of the city at No 13 Soi Attakarnprasit. So if you'd like to hit the bustling city streets, you know where to go. Hertz is another good option that you can use. It can be located at Sukon Court Sathorn 46 North Sathorn Rd, only 2 miles from the center of town.
Where to stay in Bangkok – Hotel Accommodation
Orbitz lists a terrific range of 1355 hotels in Bangkok
. Select one and start planning your getaway to the capital city of Thailand.Searching for high-end accommodations? You'll feel like a star if you choose to crash at the Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok
or The Siam
. Or, the Lub d Bangkok - Siam Square
and the Sky Suites
are suitable options if you're traveling on a shoestring budget.Check yourself into a hotel within strolling distance of Grand Palace and you'll be able to experience its grandeur any time of the day! The Chakrabongse Villas
is a superb option as it's just 0.5 miles away. If it's fully booked, why not spend your nights at the Aurum The River Place
? You'll find it 0.5 miles away.
Nearest Airports to Bangkok
Jump on a plane to Don Mueang International Airport (DMK), the nearest airport to Bangkok. Located 13 miles north of the downtown area, your exciting adventure begins here!
Popular Places to Visit Near Bangkok
If you're traveling to Bangkok, you aren't just limited to this area. Ayutthaya
is just 40 miles away and features a great range of close by things to see and do, such as Wat Phra Si Sanphet. If you've got some free time on your hands, visit Wat Ratchaburana too. You definitely won't regret it!
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