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Bangkok is infused with Thai culture, from the canals created by King Rama I, to its skyscraper skyline dotted with golden-topped temples. At the heart of Bangkok is Ratanakosin, the royal island of Rama I, packed with must-see cultural icons such as Wat Phra Kaeo and the art-crammed National Museum.

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Songkran 2008 in Soi Cowboy in Bangkok

Festivals in Bangkok

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2011

Bangkok is filled with so many activities for both visitors and locals, it is not astonishing to find out it is known as the city that never sleeps. There are a number of various festivals throughout the year. This will ensure you will always have something to do when you visit Bangkok.... read more.

Bangkok Songkran

Songkran Festival in Bangkok

Last Updated: 22 May 2008

Visitor to Bangkok during April 13 to 15 should take some time to enjoy the Songkran Festival. Also know as the water festival, the main draw of this celebration is the playful water throwing that takes place in the streets. The Songkran Festival is marked by the tradition of water throwing... read more.

Monks at the Grand Palace

Thailand's Culture

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2008

Thailand is a country with a deep, strong history and a distinguished tradition. The Thailand culture is infamous for its individuality and uniqueness. It is a culture passed down to each new generation from previous generations.... read more.

Monks at the Grand Palace

Places of Worship in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2008

You need not fear not being able to find a place to worship in Bangkok. Bangkok is a truly diverse culture that while it is primarily Buddhist, it does offer up a place to worship for almost all religious faiths. Muslim, Catholic, Protestant, Hindu and Buddhists all have a place to worship ... read more.

Royal Barge Procession Bangkok

Bangkok culture

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2008

Bangkok's cultural identity is an excellent combination of spirituality, modernity, capitalism, tradition, and industrialization too. Political fervor among people is high as was seen in the recent uproar and dethroning of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.... read more.

Wat Bowornivet

Bangkok Buddhist temples

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2008

Bangkok is full of temples because it is the capital of a very Buddhist country. Religion is a very important part of the Thai peoples life. You will find small miniature versions of temples called spirit houses in most office complexes, shopping centers, hotels and in many homes and ador... read more.

Vimanmek Royal Mansion

Bangkok Palaces

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2008

Bangkok palaces are not all large, splendid residences, unlike palaces in the West. Some of them are rather simple teak homes, while others are vast and ornate. But no matter how large the palace, all of the Bangkok palaces are truly something to behold. These former residences of royalt... read more.

Suphannahongse Royal Barge at the Royal Barge Museum

Bangkok history

Last Updated: 08 Mar 2008

The earlier capital of Thailand, Ayutthaya, was destroyed and thereafter, Bangkok became the capital in 1782. Total monarchy rule ended in 1932. Nevertheless, even today constitutional monarchy system exists in Thailand. His Majesty King Bhumibol came into power in 1946 and is presently the... read more.

The Museums and Galleries of Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

The art galleries and the museums of Bangkok are numerous; they offer an escape from the heat of the city and the visitor has the opportunity to see the strong cultural legacy, which saturates the whole area.... read more.

Bangkok's History

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Bangkok's history is riddled with accounts of the rising and falling of kingdoms, and of immeasurable riches and lands, which were won and lost. In reading of Bangkok's history it is much like reading a classic adventure novel. Even in recent times, Bangkok's history is at least as interesting and exciting.... read more.

Bangkok Styles And Clothing

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

The reputation in Bangkok has everything to do with styles, clothing, and most of all fashion. Regardless of where you get your clothing from in Bangkok it is definitely unique.... read more.

Bangkok performing arts

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

If you have a taste for spectacular nightlife, Bangkok performing arts is for you. Actually, Bangkok performing arts is for anyone looking to enjoy Bangkok nightlife.... read more.

Love charms and aphrodisiacs in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Want to add some spice to your love life during your Thailand holiday? Love charms and aphrodisiacs in Bangkok range from black magic potions to exotic foods that are guaranteed to get you in a loving mood. No matter what you are looking for to spice up romance, you can find it in this exotic city.... read more.

Bangkok Cultural Experience

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Bangkok culture is extremely unique, and when you are visiting this wonderful city, you must do all you can to experience Bangkok culture at its finest. But where exactly can you find the best representations of Bangkok culture? The best places to locate and experience true Bangkok culture is by going to plac... read more.

Spiritual Attractions in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

People take vacations for so many different reasons. However, there is a growing trend among vacationers, and that is to connect with their spirituality. Many people every year travel to far-away lands in order to gain better spiritual awareness. Spiritual attractions are a booming industry, and if you are l... read more.

Thai customs

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Thailand is a country known for friendliness and hospitality and they have a history of Thai customs. Crime is low and most tourists don't experience any problems. There are still some Thai customs tourists should be aware of and respect in order to have a pleasant experience during their vacation Bangkok.... read more.

Counterfeit Culture of Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

The selling of counterfeit items is not something that is widely accepted in most countries. Yet in Bangkok, it seems that it is almost a normal daily business transaction. It is the sale of these counterfeit products within stores and among street vendors. Mixed that with the tourists that shove their way up a... read more.

Ploughing Ceremony in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

If you are visiting Bangkok in the beginning of May, a great local tradition to check out is the Royal Ploughing Ceremony. This ceremony has continued, virtually unchanged for thousands of years. Tourists who watch are treated to a parade and get to see Thai tradition being carried out right before their eyes. ... read more.

Siam Niramit Cultural Show

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

If you are looking for a cultural show in Bangkok, the Siam Niramit is the one to see. The Siam Niramit puts together all the spiritual and historical culture of Siam into an 80 minute stage production. The Siam Niramit is a great show to see and a great way to see Thai culture in action. You will be amazed at ... read more.

Cultural Tours of Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Your trip to Bangkok should include at least one tour of Bangkok. There are many places of interest and many greats places your tour of Bangkok can take place. From ancient cities and museums to Bangkok's big cities, there is a tour of Bangkok for everyone.... read more.