Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand and the most populous city in the country. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon.Over fourteen million people (22.2 percent) live within the surrounding Bangkok Metropolitan Region, making Bangkok an extreme primate city, dwarfing Thailands other urban centres in terms of importance.
Situated in the central plains of Thailand, on the Chao Phraya River near the Gulf of Thailand, Bangkok is Thailand`s administrative, economic, and cultural centre, as well as a major commercial and transportation hub for South-east Asia.
Bangkok has a tropical monsoon climate and the highest average temperature of any city in the world. Temperatures in Bangkok regularly stay well above 30°C throughout the year. The period between November and February is the driest period in Bangkok. The humidity levels also remain high during this period. The climate in Bangkok is at its hottest from March to August, while the rainy season tends to fall between June and October. At this time of the year you can expect short spells of rainy weather, with frequent afternoon showers, monsoons and spells of thunder at times.
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The best months to visit Bangkok are December to February; these make up the cold months in which discovering the city by foot will not involve drowning perspiration. During the evenings at this time of year temperatures have been known to drop below 20 degrees Celsius.
Banyan Tree Bangkok http://www.banyantree.com/
The Banyan Tree Bangkok is eminently functional and discreetly elegant. Located in the heart of the city's business district, this property is close to the skytrain and provides easy exit points from the city towards the airport and also to several attractions.
- With private beach
- 30 minutes to the airport
- Best for family(With kids club and babysitting service
Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok http://bangkok.enewsletters.fourseasons.com/world-gourmet-festival-2012/
This luxury hotel combines traditional Thai architecture, artwork, and beautiful gardens, making it one of the most impressive hotels in Bangkok. The Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok is 25 km from Suvarnabhumi International Airport and is situated among many shopping venues and business addresses.
- 40 minutes to the airport
- Luxury five star hotel
- Top class service
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- Arrive early at the grand palace as it can be a very busy place with queues, and lots to see inside.
- As it is always hot and often humid, clothes made from quick-drying synthetic fibres are advisable.
- There are plenty of restaurants and fast food eateries. Be cautious about buying food from street vendors, look for one that's busy serving the locals - the food there will be good.
- Always be respectful with regard to the Royal Family and Buddhism