The glitzy and cosmopolitan city of Bangkok, rightly known as the City of Angels and City of Smiles, is expected to be the most visited city of 2017 as per this report. We are not at all surprised since Bangkok is a traveller’s paradise! The Thai capital had witnessed 19.41 million international overnight visitors in 2016. For the current year, the expected growth is 4 percent.
In 2016, the other cities in the top five positions were London, Paris, Dubai and Singapore. Unsurprisingly, growth in tourist arrivals is expected in these locations as well.
Bangkok is renowned for its its high-end restaurants, chic nightclubs, bustling markets, sprawling shopping malls and more! Some of the visitable hotspots are Lumphini Park, Safari World, Bangkok National Museum, Dusit Zoo and Suan Pakkad Palace. If possible, observe the Songkran Festival held annually on 13th of April. On this day, visits to the Buddhist temples are made for homage. Yaowarat Road, featuring Bangkok’s Chinatown, is a heaven for foodies wanting to taste street food. The delicious options available here will win their heart.
Wondering where to shop in Bangkok? Step into Central World, the 10th largest shopping complex in the world providing much-liked products and services. Fashion brands such as The Swan Collection, Calvin Klein Jeans, H&M and Villains SF can be found here. Getting around in Bangkok is simple! BTS Skytrain, underground MRT systems, taxis and tuk-tuks are some useful alternatives.
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