About Thailand

Thailand is Asia’s primary travel destination and offers a host of places to visit. Thailand offers a kingdom of wonder, filled with amazing natural, cultural, and historical attractions. The pristine beaches, delicious cuisines, cheap shopping and warm cultures will make you never want to leave Thailand.

Getting Around

Bangkok is the only city in Thailand with above ground BTS and underground MRT public transport system. To travel between cities, buses are fast and cheap. All cities are linked by bus has a Baw Khaw Saw (BKS) station. Trains are slower but safer and more scenic. To traval to major islands, ferries are available with regular schedules. Motorcycle taxis and taxis are also available in major cities. For more unique experience, try the old fashioned three-wheeled pedicabs (sahm·lor) or the motorised version (túk-túk).

Top 14 Travel Destinations in Thailand

In one of the tourist destinations most popular in Southeast Asia, you can find everything: beaches blue glass-clear, tropical forests verdant, good food, temples (wat) is gorgeous, markets unique, bungalows by the beach are cheap, up to the most luxurious hotels in the world. Thailand does have everything desired by backpackers to the jet. As Southeast Asian countries the only one that was never colonized, Thailand has a myriad of cultural and historical sites that are hundreds of years. Cultural tourism has always been excellent here. However, those looking for tropical sunshine throughout the year will be satisfied by this pearl of the Andaman Sea.

The Grand Palace

Popular attractions in Bangkok is featuring architecture and charming decor. The palace complex consists of a maze of royal halls, temples, ancient artifacts, Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), a real hair and bones of Siddhartha Gautama.

Phuket

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Phuket

Destination for those who are looking for a white sand beach, sea and sun with attractions for tourists, such as Bangla Road, Wat Chalong, Phuket Old Town with China-colonial architecture, as well as easy access to Phi Phi Island, Krabi and Phang Nga Bay.

Railay Beach

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Railay Beach

A popular rock climbing destinations in Krabi, facing the Andaman Sea, which is only accessible by boat. Among the beauty of the beaches berlaut blue, available in more than 700 climbing routes, as well as a series of exotic caves to be explored.

Phi Phi Islands

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Phi Phi Islands

Phi Phi Islands in Krabi has many popular spots, like Maya Bay which berlaut turquoise, Long beach, known as the beautiful sunset, and Monkey Beach. You can enjoy the beauty with a speedboat while snorkeling or swimming.

Mu Ko Ang Thong

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Mu Ko Ang Thong

The name means "Golden Bowl" is a popular national park in the Gulf of Thailand. To explore the beauty of the 42 islands, you can start from Ko Wua talap. It offers white sand beaches and shallow marine park for snorkeling lovers.

Phang Nga Bay

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Phang Nga Bay

This beautiful place has many caves, caves and islands aquatic towering limestone. One of the famous is Ko Ping Kan or James Bond Island. One way to enjoy Phang Nga is by kayak, which can get into the caves.

Ayutthaya

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Ayutthaya

Historic city that holds the ruins of the magnificent kingdom of Ayutthaya, which experienced a heyday in the 16th century, with the influence of Dutch, Portuguese, English, Chinese and Japanese because of trade. Beauty cities still visible between legacy.

Floating Market

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Floating Market

A new way to shop near Bangkok, Damnoen Saduak Amphawa and that is visiting the floating markets that showed local residents daily. Canals filled with boats selling vegetables, fruit, unique items and a variety of culinary delicacies.

Sukhothai

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Sukhothai

Called "Dawn of Happiness," this old town store 200 sets of ruins of ancient royal heritage, including 26 temples (wat) and the Royal Palace. You can learn the history of this beautiful city in the Ramkhamhaeng National Museum, named after the King.

Koh Nang Yuan

Island with clear blue sea has become a perfect haven for lovers of scuba diving and snorkeling. Beaches of beautiful white sand often crowded with tourists, the majority came from Ko To, in addition to the existing occupants dive resort here.

Wat Arun

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Wat Arun

Beautiful and magnificent temple is known as the "Temple of Dawn," with a 85-meter high main temple. Being in the Bangkok Yai district on the banks of the Chao Praya River, Wat Arun adorned with colorful patterns of seashells and porcelain.

Wat Chalong

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Wat Chalong

The most important and most beautiful temples in Phuket, decorated with thousands of tiny pieces of glass that emits a colorful reflection, and has several distinctive pagoda-shaped. In the surrounding, you can buy unique souvenirs and taste culinary delicacies.

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

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Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

Pattaya tourist destination with a incredibly wide maze garden, an orchid garden is very beautiful, bloomed in a variety of colors, and the zoo can be enjoyed by all ages. You can watch a boxing match or elephant here.

Sanctuary of Truth Pattaya

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Sanctuary of Truth Pattaya

Crowned as "the magnificence of heaven recreated on Earth", this massive building is a study in Thai architectural styles. Every available space is decorated with wooden carvings and the entire structure was built to pay homage to ancient religions.