Friday, July 31, 2009

Thailand, Journey to Bangkok

Geographically, Thailand and-six: in the hills north where elephants work forests and the air in the season dinginnya good enough for plants such as strawberry and peach; broad plateau in the north east boundary with Mekong River; plain middle which is very fertile; in the coastal region east of the resort with a summer-resort on the carpet of white sand, mountains and valleys in the west, and south which is very beautiful.
Although the Thai language almost can not be understood by tourists, but English is understood in the broad places such as Bangkok's primary, and also the official business language in there. Street names to use the English language under the Thai language.

One unique is that we find the similarity with the language that comes from the Sanskrit, as' son ',' daughter ',' husband ',' wife ',' lion ',' wine ', and so forth. In addition, the translation bureau also widely available, both for the Thai language, English, and Indonesia.
Is a Bangkok international airport Don Muang, which is connected with the various airlines from all over the world. You can also continue to travel the world through Don Muang. In addition, there are also international airports at Phuket, Hat Yai, and Chiang Mai in northern Thailand.

The train is available from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. In the sea, many ships sail to Thailand, for example, Star Virgo cruise ship that layover in Phuket.

There are some major tourist destinations which are very dear to be missed, namely Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Pattaya and Phuket.

Located at the Chao Phraya river, Bangkok (or called 'Krung Thep' by locals), is a paradox that excite. Maintain the capital of Thailand is an old heritage while welcoming all new things with full enthusiasm.

After the capital for more than two centuries, Bangkok in the last 20 years has witnessed many changes. Building skyscraper of the city formed the new Skytrain split the city with the train speed, and the subway was also ready to take residents beraktivitas.

Options for shopping, dining and evening entertainment is also growing, from the special treat with the art of dance and music tradsional, up to the international entertainment.
da more than 400 temples in the capital city of Thailand is. The famous, among others:

- Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaeo
Is the Emerald Buddha, and the King's palace. Open hours starting 8:30 pm until 3:30. 200 Baht entrance tickets, including tickets to enter Vimanmek Mansion and the Coin Pavilion. For this location, visitors must wear appropriate clothing and should wear shoes (including women).

- Wat Mahathat
Known as the Great Temple of relics, located in the Wat Phra Kaeo. Those interested in learning meditation Buddhis can learn here, because there is a lesson meditasinya in English.

- Vimanmek Mansion
It is the largest teak building in the world, built in 1901 by King Chulalongkorn (Rama V). Save property and priceless collection of 19th century and early 20, and the museum nielloware such as handicrafts, Thai silk with various unique designs, and various jewelry. Open daily from 9:30 to 3:15 pm, and traditional dance show hours 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. Entrance 50 baht. Expected to wear appropriate clothing.

- Wat Pho
Near the Grand Palace, there is a temple built in 1688 as the Reclining Buddha. Gold-plated statue is 46 meters long and up to 15 meters, while the eyes and legs coated by pearl shell. That is at the entrance of the Buddhist Nirwana. Previously, Wat Pho is home to the public in the first Kingdom of Siam, and until now still have a traditional Thai massage education that is very popular there. Open daily 8 am until 5 pm, tickets entrance 20 baht. Expected to wear appropriate clothing.

- Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)

One of the symbols of Bangkok's famous city is in the Chao Phraya river bank, and reflective of the very beautiful porcelain coated. Some other interesting places:
- Erawan Shrine
At the corner of Ratchadamri road and Chit Phloen, there is a cult statues of gods four famous sacred face. Many of the special group of tourists came from Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore to conduct prayers here.

- Jim Thompson House
Very popular with the collection of Thai silk is beautiful and complete. Museum is located in the center Kasemsan Soi 2, Rama Road in I. Entrance 100 Baht and are open from Monday to Saturday 9 am to 4 pm. Store-store is also located in shopping malls, major malls.

- Travel in the Chao Phraya river
Along the Chao Phraya river, there is a post-post discharge. Tickets are sold at your hotel, or you can buy your own in the post pemberhentiannya. For tourists, it is advisable to buy tickets in effect throughout the day. One of the postal terujung is right next to the dismissal in the BTS Saphan Taksin Skytrain. There is also a boat for tourists, complete with pemandunya. You can stop at various places of interest, such as the Wat Arun, Golden Palace (post Maharaja Pier), Chinatown, and so forth.

There is also additional to the tour klong (canal), old, witnessed the life of Thailand's past. Every hotel on the river bank, such as the Royal Orchid Sheraton hotel, the Oriental, Shangri-La, Mariott, Peninsula, and so forth, the event also provides a romantic dinner with the ship.

- Dusit Zoo
Zoo is located on Rama V Road, Dusit area, near the Royal Plaza. Has a collection of Asian and African animals, and has a special section of children. Ideal for relaxing with family. Open every harijam 9 to 6 pm. Entrance 30 Baht for adults, 10 Baht for children.

- Snake Farm / Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute
Snake farm is located near Chulalongkorn Hospital, on the corner of Rama IV Road. Open from 8:30 until 4:30 during normal hours and hours of 8:30 to 12 noon during holidays. You can see the venom is taken at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. Entrance 70 Baht.

- Museum dollish Bangkok (Bangkok Doll Museum)
Located in Soi Ratchataphan, in front of Ratchaprarop Road, has a collection of Thai and foreign dolls. Open every day except Sunday, from 8 am until 5 pm. Entrance is free.

- Dream World
Recreation center in Ongkharak-Rangsit Road near the airport is suitable for families, with a miniature legendary location, and modern recreation. Snow LAND available and children can make a snow man, Main sled, and iglo! In addition there are also Hollywood Action, truly unique in Southeast Asia! Open 10 hours every day until 5 pm (7 asat holidays). Entrance 450 Baht including recreation.

- Safari World
Located outside of Bangkok, towards Min Buri. Divided by four parts: Safari Park, Bird Park, Macaw Island and Games Corner. Entrance 400 Baht for adults and 300 Baht for children. Open daily from 9 am until 5 pm.

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