Bangkok the ancient capital of the Thai kingdom, is a fascinating oriental city, now thriving more than ever, full of things to see, do and experience.
The Grand Palace was built in 1782 and was home to the Thai Royal Family for 150 years. Although Chitralada Palace is now the main royal residence, this magnificent structure is now open to the public and is still used for ceremonial purposes.
Another must see attraction is the famous Reclyning Buddha statue, Wat Pho is perhaps one of the most interesting temples in the whole of Thailand.
Established more than 150 years ago by Chinese traders, the traditional floating market at Bang Phli is still going strong. This floating market has managed to escape the pressures of tourism and remains unchanges from its origins.