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Thailand
Thailand attracts travelers from around the world with its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and tasty cuisine. Bangkok is the region’s transportation hub and boasts rich tourist attractions such as the Thai royal palaces, temples, floating markets, and phenomenal street food. Chiang Mai to the north is full of ancient temples and one of the world’s best night markets. Thailand’s southern islands host several world class resorts. Phuket is great for tourists, Hua Hin is elegant, Pattaya has a vibrancy, and Ko Tao is the place for diving enthusiasts. There definitely something for everyone in Thailand.
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Grand Palace
4.4/5
10,039 Reviews
Palace
Located in the heart of Bangkok, the Grand Palace is close to the Chao Phraya River and is a symbol of the Bangkok dynasty. It is also the first choice for tourists to go to Thailand. It is the royal palace of the first to eighth Thai emperors of the Bangkok dynasty and still used for ceremonies such as coronation and celebration. The Grand Palace comprises intermingled building groups totaling 22. The main building group has 4 distinctive palaces and the Jade Buddha Temple. Buildings are in Siamese style and bring together the best of Thai painting, sculpture and decorative art.
Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World
4.6/5
5,185 Reviews
Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World is located on the second basement of the Siam Paragon Mall in Bangkok. As the premier metropolitan aquarium in Southeast Asia, it has 7 themed exhibition areas, including the amazing world exhibition area, the deep sea reef area, the marine life exhibition area, the tropical rain forest area, the rocky coast area and the fantasy sea area. Not only can you see all kinds of rare marine animals, but you can also interact directly with them and observe their life closely.
Erawan Shrine
4.5/5
4,354 Reviews
Statue/Sculpture
The Four-Faced Buddha in Bangkok, Thailand, is known for its efficacy. For this reason, the Buddha is widely admired and highly sought after by the stars and celebrities of Hong Kong and Taiwan. Because it is located near large shopping malls like the Central World, it has also become a famous tourist attraction in Bangkok. In Thailand and Southeast Asia, the Four-Faced Buddha is considered a benevolent god. The Four-faced Buddha in Bangkok is in the Erawan Shrine amd the statue of the god is about 4 meters high. There are four faces altogether, which represent the four virtues of compassion, empathy, joy and charity. Those who pray for spiritual ascension must work hard to cultivate these four virtues.
Chinatown
4.3/5
990 Reviews
Chinatown is one of the bustling commercial districts in the western part of downtown Bangkok. It is also one of Bangkok’s oldest neighborhoods. Chinatown dates back nearly 200 years. The houses here are mostly older, but business is flourishing. Almost all of the managers are Chinese or overseas Chinese. Chinatown is connected to 3 main streets (Sampeng Lane, Yaowarat Road, and Charoen Krung Road) as well as many other streets. Chinatown has retained the traditional culture typical of China and the customs and characteristics of the Chinese community. Business is booming. You can feel the rich Chinese atmosphere in Chinatown. Every year, there are lively lion dances and dragon dances during Lunar New Year.

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Songkran: Thailand’s Wet and Wild Festival
Thailand
Festivals
Bangkok
Chiang Mai
Phuket
For most people, New Years evokes memories of large celebrations. Perhaps it’s watching the ball drop in New York’s Times Square, perhaps it’s the fireworks from Sydney Harbour Bridge. In Thailand and other places throughout Southeast Asia, New Years is an excuse to have a massive water fight. Thailand’s traditional New Years festival, known as Songkran, is observed every year from April 13-15. To understand Songkran is to gain an appreciation of Thailand and Thai culture. In this travelogue, we explore the traditions around Songkran and delve into some recommendations for great places to participate in the festivities. Make sure you’ve got a change of clothes, because we’re going to get wet.
Opps-Snow   13 May 2019
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