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For what Bangkok is famous for?




Bangkok famous for Bangkok nightlife, sex industry catering to foreigners are concentrated in 3 areas: 

Soi Cowboy, Patpong and Nana Plaza. 


Patpong is probably the most famous one of these because this is the place where all naughty night experience has started.

Soi Cowboy is probably the busiest because of the location 150m North of interchange of Subway and Skytrain and at the intersection of major hotels and shopping

Nana has had upgrade in 2018 and looks ok once you get inside the courtyard however access into Soi 4 from the main road tends to scare people off as it's over crowded


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Is Bangkok Dangerous?



Bangkok is generally considered a safe city, especially compared to other tourist destinations in the region. 
But thieves and pickpockets will hide in plain sight in high-traffic areas and strike if you're not paying attention. Be sure to secure all your valuables and remain vigilant when sightseeing




Attractions BTS Asok
ThemeName and URLDistance from StationStars and CommentPrice and Feedback
FD: Food & Drink Asok Food and Drink Asok    
A: Boating on the Lake Benjakitti Park Boat Hire S 600m Canoes and paddle boats from 8am to 7pm Low 
I: Foot Massage Friends Barber Massage NW 200m Suk Soi 19 4.5 star: open from 10am to 1am Low: relax in a chair or stretch out upstairs 
E: Comedy Club Comedy Club Bangkok E 1400m @ BTS Phrom Pong 4 star: raw them 2nd flr of good Pub for diner Low: it hurt to laugh so much 
FD: Rooftop 32nd floor Panoramic View Above 11 NW 1500m 4.5 star - view from WC amazing Med:  
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Was Thailand a British colony?



Much later, the European colonial powers threatened in the 19th and early 20th centuries, but Thailand survived as the only Southeast Asian state to avoid European colonial rule because the French and the British decided it would be a neutral territory to avoid conflicts between their colonies.

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Why is Thailand the Land of Smiles?



Thailand: The Land of Smiles. '
Thailand is often called the “Land of Smiles,” not only because visitors love its natural beauty and historical riches, but also because of the country's friendly people and fascinating culture.Oct 1, 2012


 




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Name and URLTheme / FeaturesDistance from Stationdate yy.mm Comments
Raan Jay Fai ร้านเจ๊ไฝ F&D: Street Food Michein star SW 450m long queue but they dnt care 2019.06.27 added 
N13 Pier Phra Arthit Transport: River : cafes, heritage places NW 1.5m, closest river pier. canal Saen Saep day pass tour includes this pier  
Nang Loeng walking tour Heritage,markets and more 8 places NE 800m Tour map by TAT Tourism Authority Thailand  
Pier Bobae Transport: wholesale clothes E 1km: footpath along canal to walk 2019.03 updated 
<> Bang Lamphu Tour zone Banglamphu E 500m  
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What is Bangkok's real name?



Bangkok's real name. Bangkok is the capitol of Thailand but its real name is: “Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit.”Feb 19, 2015


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The 8 Best Areas To Stay in Bangkok



Siam Square. Siam Square is a shopping mecca, full of luxury shopping centers and bargain department stores, designer labels and trendy fashion boutiques. ...
Sukhumvit. ...
Silom. ...
Khao San. ...
Chinatown. ...
Bangkok Old Town. ...
Dusit. ...
Thonburi.
Dec 28, 2018


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Which is the most happening place in Bangkok?


All Bangkok Nightlife by Areas

Ratchadapisek (RCA) Young party goers should head straight for Royal City Avenue. ...

Silom Nightlife A-Z. Silom is by day a place of financial institutions, law firms and multinational corporations. ...

Sukhumvit Nightlife A-Z. ...

Khao San Road Nightlife A-Z. ...
Soi Rambuttri. ...

Thonglor – Ekkamai.













What is the population of Bangkok Thailand?


8.281 million (2010)

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What does Krung Thep mean?



Noun. 1. Krung Thep - the capital and largest city and chief port of Thailand; a leading city in southeastern Asia; noted for Buddhist architecture. Bangkok, capital of Thailand.









Why is Krung Thep called Bangkok?



In addition to the internationally known name of Bangkok, there is also the local name of Krung Thep (City of Angels) which is a shortened version of the official Thai name of Krung Thep Maha Nakhon. ... This led to King Taksin founding a new capital for Siam in a location known as Bangkok.Mar 5, 2011








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Name & urlDistance from Pier PratunamFeaturesdate yy.mm comment
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Pier Hua Chang W 1500m canal path to Siam Paragon shopping / Jim Thompson House  
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Does Thailand have a king?


The King of Thailand, King Vajiralongkorn (or Rama X), is the current monarch, reigning since the death of his father Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) on 13 October 2016, in actuality he has only exercised the role of monarch since 1 December 2016. ... According to the constitution, the king is head of the armed forces.






Why is Bangkok sinking?


That sinking feeling: Bangkok's fight to stay above water. A FEW cities in the world are sinking ten times faster than sea levels are rising: Venice, New Orleans, andBangkok. This is largely due to a combination of subsiding land due to human activity and rising sea levels caused by global warming.Aug 7, 2018












Why is Bangkok called the City of Angels?

In addition to the internationally known name of Bangkok, there is also the local name of Krung Thep (City of Angels) which is a shortened version of the official Thai name of Krung Thep Maha Nakhon. ... This led to King Taksin founding a new capital for Siam in a location known as Bangkok.Mar 5, 2011
















Is Bangkok shopping cheap?


In this article, you will find Bangkok's 10 best budget shopping places, complete with reasons that make them stand out from others.

Platinum Fashion Mall. ...
Chatuchak Weekend Market. ...
Talad Rot Fai Srinakarin Night Market. ...
Pan Tip Plaza. ...
Pratunam Market. ...
MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center) ...
Union Mall. ...
Victory Monument Market.
















When did Thailand change from Siam?


The signature of King Mongkut (r. 1851–1868) reads SPPM (Somdet Phra Poramenthra Maha) Mongkut King of the Siamese, giving the name "Siam" official status until 24 June 1939 when it was changed to Thailand. Thailand was renamed to Siam from 1946 to 1948, after which it again reverted to Thailand.
















What does BTS stand for in Thailand?


The Bangkok Mass Transit System, commonly known as the BTS or the Skytrain (Thai: รถไฟฟ้า RTGS: rot fai fa), is an elevated rapid transit system in Bangkok,Thailand.


















Where can I go out in Bangkok?



Here are the best places for fun nightlife in Bangkok.

Khao San Road. Image credit: Justin Vidamo. ...
Rambuttri Village. Rambuttri Village is found close to the infamous Khao San Road, offering a slightly watered down experience and a more grown-up vibe. ...
RCA. ...
Patpong. ...
Soi Cowboy. ...
Nana Plaza. ...
Thonglor. ...
Ekkamai.




Compare Nightlife Zones
ZoneDistance from Siam CentreCensorship main featuresWhy go
Nana Plaza - Suk Soi 4 E 2.50 km I BTS Nana Sukhumvit M-R adults only - updated 2018 Dare... probably 4 star rising from 2018 facelift 
Suk Soi 33 (Dead Artist) E 4.0 km I BTS Phrom Pong Sukhumvit  M-R  the old days bad boy clubs 
Soi Cowboy Suk Soi 21-23 E 3.00 km I BTS Asok Sukhumvit M-R 300mtr strip of neon mania  "Hangover II" lovers, social drinks outside gogo bars inside 
Suk Soi 11 E 2.70 km I BTS Nana Sukhumvit F-M-PG Family Nightlife 1 km strip - Pubs, clubs, Eats 
Thong Lor E 3.50 km I BTS Thong Lo Sukhumvit F-M-PG - Trendy, Funky and upmarket creative and trend setters - yuppieville 
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Why did Siam change its name to Thailand?



The signature of King Mongkut (r. 1851–1868) reads SPPM (Somdet Phra Poramenthra Maha) Mongkut King of the Siamese, giving the name "Siam" official status until 24 June 1939 when it was changed to Thailand. Thailand was renamed to Siam from 1946 to 1948, after which it again reverted to Thailand.















Which city is called City of Angels?



Los Angeles, California is the second largest city in population, after New York City. Los Angeles has several nicknames. One is simply the city's initials, L.A. It is also called the City of Angels because Los Angeles means “the angels” in Spanish.Jan 2, 2010






What is a good salary in Bangkok?




at at June 2019
Currently, the average wage in Bangkok is of 25,500 Thai Baht per month, or approximately 800 USD. Bangkok has some of the highest average salaries among ASEAN members capitals.





Is living in Bangkok expensive?


According to Numbeo.com, an international price comparison website, a one-bedroom apartment in the central districts of Bangkok costs about $660 per month on average, which is pretty certain to break your budget. ... In the south, central Pattaya is probably too expensive for most on a $1,000 budget





How much does a meal cost in Bangkok?



A 'nicer' restaurant in Bangkok – A meal for two at a slightly nicer restaurant in Bangkok, again depends on where you go. The average low-end cost is around $15-20 (450-600 baht) for two, with the average higher-end price about $35 (950 baht).




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How much is the rent in Bangkok?



For a breakdown of each apartment rental type though, and the average cost you can expect to pay, read on. 4,000 Baht Per Month or Less – For 4,000 baht per month, approximately $135, there are varies options for renting an apartment in Bangkok, Thailand.







How much money do you need to live comfortably in Bangkok?



When you pay between 15,000 to 25,000 you can find good quality one and two bedroom apartments that are anywhere between 50 to 80 square metres. Above 25,000, there is a huge variety of accommodation in Bangkok – if you can afford to spend around 35,000 a month (roughly $1000 US) then you can live extremely well.



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H: map PT icons map of Popular tour icons H Help Page  help page 
H: Hospitality all / directory bars / pubs / travel spots   
H: Attractions Bangkok all / directory H help page  Index 
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Jim Thompson House Siam / major retail F Family 3hrs / 10.00 to 18.00 Mystery / History / nice garden cafe 
Bicycle Tour various / old city area historical F Family 4hrs / 09.00 - 18.00 (same night tours) grass roots 
Brewery & Cabaret Rama III bridge F Family (table booking a must) 3hrs / 19.00 - 23.00 Cabaret / Dinner / Bawdy and whacky 
Markets Chinatown tp Chinatown F Family 4hrs / 09.00 - 22.00 Chaos (frenzy) bargains 
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