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About 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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Chao Phraya Wichayen House
4.1/5
8 Reviews
Historical Site
Grand Palace
4.4/5
9,393 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.
Phra Prang Sam Yot
4.3/5
11 Reviews
Historical Site
Phra Prang Sam Yod, Mueang Lop Buri District, Lopburi
Erawan Shrine
4.5/5
4,258 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.

Travelogue

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.
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