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City of Angels FINAL


Over the last few decades Thailand's capital city has changed into a modern exciting and sophisticated city. It offers visitors not only the cosmopolitan amenities you would expect from other big cities, but also a unique treasure trove of cultural attractions. Thailand, in the heart of Southeast Asia, was never colonised and thus kept its unique culture and heritage intact. Experience a glimpse of Thailand's gentle culture amidst the bustle of a great and dynamic metropolis



















The name "Bangkok" is used for foreigners, it derived from 'Bang Kork' (Village of Olives) and refers to the 
original site.  
Thai's know the name as  "krungthep" or "Krungthep Mahanakorn", which means "City of Angels"

Bangkok was founded in 1782 by King "Rama I" upon moving the capital from Thonburi, using the Chao Phraya River as a line of defense against the Burmese. If you hear talk of the "old city" it may be "Thonburi" or "Ayutthaya".. more on history.












For tourists, Bangkok has a feast of attractions to offer. The city is dotted with glittering Buddhist temples of great beauty and fascination, magnificent palaces, classical dance extravaganzas, numerous shopping centres and traditional ways of life, especially along the "Venice of the East" timeless canals and the Chao Phraya River of the "River of Kings".  waterways tour book








The secret to getting around Bangkok comes down to two things: water and sky. Between the efficient (and incredibly cheap) ferry system that navigates the river, with colored flags designating express and local stops, and the equally efficient (and cheap) Skytrain, you can get almost anywhere. transport map & link 









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2019.05.04 /  Comedy / Magner Festiva low  fbk group bkk nightlife 
2019.04.06 Bts Asok Comedy - International Jimmy Carr med -  in 2016 he rocked Bangkok fbk bkk nightlife 
2019.03.04  Comedy low  GLOBAL ROAST BATTLE PHENOMENON--YOUR HOOD'S A JOKE. fbk bpac  
2019.02.21 to 24 Bts Phloen Chit Garden Fair - Nai Lert Flower & Garden Art Fair 2019 low - 150 bt astonishing - heritage home TB events: Nai Lert Park Heritage Home บ้านปาร์คนายเลิศ 
2019.02.16 / Saraburi 9am to 9pm Social: Meet Locals day trip low - day trip activities Thai and Foreigners mixing it up TML: Saraburi hypo 
2019.01.26 / Suk Soi 19 Comedy / 5 star Westin Grand Hotel low international at Westin Grand Hotel Stand up Asia - fbk invite 
2018.12 30 days Dusit Festival - Aoon Ai Rak Warm love Free Thai Costume / heritage Warm love AoonAiRak 
2018.12.19 / Suk Soi 13 Comedy / battle off the best low  huge gig  fbk grp bkk nightlife 
2018.11 to Jan IconSiam Exhibition: History Boats free  New shopping mall IconSiam tb Sri Mahasamut Nov to Jan 
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