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This historical area of bangkok is a testament of significant historical records of the Thai capital from the early Rattanakosin era up until the present. Despite the urbanisation that taken over modern day Bangkok, traces of a once sophisticated culture are still visible along the roads in this historical part of the city.
The Baiyoke Tower II, located on 222 Rajprarop Road in the Ratchathewi district of Bangkok, Thailand, is the country’s tallest building. It contains the Baiyoke Sky Hotel, the tallest hotel in Southeast Asia and the fourth-tallest all-hotel structure in the world, with 673 guest rooms. The building is 304 m (997 ft) tall, or 328 [...]
Central World (Thai: เซ็นทรัลเวิลด์) is a shopping plaza and complex in Bangkok, Thailand. It is the third largest shopping complex in the world. The complex, which included a hotel and office tower, is owned by Central Pattana. In 2006, after three years of design and renovation, CentralWorld was expanded to 550,000 square metres of shopping [...]
Pratunam market covers the entire area around and behind the Amari Watergate and Indra Regent Hotel with rainbow-colored Baiyoke Tower Hotel and Hotel Baiyoke Tower II inside. If you are a tourist, you type the alleys and streets filled to bursting, the neighborhood is very safe if you do something stupid, like you want to keep your wallet in your back pocket.
Siam Paragon (Thai: สยามพารากอน), Syam Paragon is a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand. It is one of the biggest shopping centers in Asia. Opened on December 9, 2005, it includes a wide range of specialty stores and restaurants as well as a multiplex movie theater (consisted of 15 large size theaters with one of [...]
MBK Center(Thai:มาบุญครอง), also known as Mahboonkrong (Thai: มาบุญครอง), is a large shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand. At eight stories high, the center hosts around 2,000 stores and services, including the 4-story Tokyu department store, restaurants and entertainment. The MBK Center management reports daily visitor numbers of more than 100,000, half of whom are young Thai [...]
Shops in Pantip Plaza offer a wide selection of new and second-hand computers from most of the major manufacturers, together with a selection of second hand and custom equipment. A wide variety of other electronic equipment, including digital cameras, printers, music players, and games consoles, is also available. Pantip Plaza is a major source of [...]
J.J. Market (or Jatujak; Thai: จตุจักร) weekend market in Bangkok is the largest market in Thailand. Frequently called J.J., it covers over 35 acres (1.13 km²) and contains upwards of 5,000 stalls. It is estimated that the market receives between 200,000 visitors each day. Most stalls only open on Saturdays and Sundays. The market offers [...]
About Bangkok Bangkok was founded in 1782 by the first monarch of the present Chakri dynasty. It is now the country’s spiritual, cultural, diplomatic, commercial and educational hub. It covers an area of more than 1,500 square kilometres, and it is home to approximatlely ten million people or more than 10% of the country’s population. [...]