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mary's pictureby mary review
added on 27th of June, 2009

Wo liegt Bagkok?

Bangkok ist die große Hauptstadt Thailands und heißt Übersetzt „Die Stadt der Engel“. Ca. 6.859 Millionen Einwohner wohnen dort. Die Jahresdurchschnittstemperatur beträgt ca. 28, 4 Grad.

Sehenswürdigkeiten

In Bangkok gibt es über 400 buddhistische Tempelanlagen. Der berühmteste Tempel heißt „Wat Phra Kalo“. Es gibt ein Nationalmuseum, ein Nationaltheater und eine Nationalgalerie in Bangkok. Außerdem gibt es das Jim-Thompson-Haus. Die Lak- Mueang Stadtsäule ist ein großes Heiligtum der Stadt. Der Wimanmek-Palast ist das größte Teakholz Gebäude der Welt. Die Memory Bridge ist die erste Brücke die zwischen Bangkok und Thonburi. Dann gibt es noch das schöne Victory Monument.

Parks

Der Lumphini Park ist der größte in Bankok. Dort gibt es einen großen küntzlichen See, wo man Ruder- und Trettboot fahren kann. Der König-Ramo-der sechste-Park hat über 80 Hektar. Der Romaninat Park war bis Mitte 1990 ein großes schreckliches Stadtgefängnis. Natürlich gibt es noch viel mehr große Parks, die man in Bangkok besuchen kann und sich dort ausruhen.

Freizeit

Der Dusit Zoo ist der größte in Bangkok. Auf der Aneal gibt es viele schöne Cafes und große küntzliche Seen. Es gibt zwei große Fußballstadien und noch ganz viele kleine. Meist wird Thaiboxen (Muay Thai), eine Art Ballspiel (Sepak Takraw) und Drachenkämpfe dort angeschaut. Es gibt viele Staatliche Feiertage und schöne religiöse Feste. Wie das große Neujahrfest oder Visakha Bucha, das größte buddhistische Fest. Dort werden zwischen Februar und März Drachenkämpfe angeschaut.

Essen

An jeder Ecke gibt es Garküchen, Straßen- und Marktstände. Gegessen werden dort Suppen, Snacks, Gemüse, Nudeln mit verschiedenen Soßen und Reis. Die Restaurants stehen höchstens 50m auseinander. Außerdem gibt es viele Einkaufszentren.

Verkehr

Hauptsächlich werden Taxis und Autos benützt. Aber es gibt auch Schiffe, Eisenbahnen, Busse, Schiffe und Tuktuks. Kleine motorartige Fahrzeuge.

 

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Bangkok History

The city of Bangkok was initially used as a tiny trading center and port on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. It earlier used to serve the Ayutthaya Kingdom which was the precursor of modern Thailand and ruled from 1350 to 1767. It is often believed that the name of the city came from either Bang Makok where bang was the Central Thai name meant for towns and/or villages situated on the bank of a river. Makok was the Thai name of Spondias pinnata, Spondias mombin or Elaeocarpus hygrophilus which are plants. Another view is that the name originated from Bang Koh, ko which means “island.'... Read more »

 
 
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Recent reviews for Bangkok

Back again in Bangkok - Sep 10, 2007, by MadSuh
Arriving in Bangkok felt really good, especially because our VIP 24 seat bus ride didn’t really turn out that great. I could barely sleep because we were sitting in the back and the road was quite bumpy. Anyhow, we got to our hotel... Read more »

The amazing Bangkok - Dec 15, 2008, by MadSuh
One of the best places to visit. Bangkok is cultural, diverse, interesting, amazing, friendly, and really lots of fun. Make sure you stay away from the bad places though... There are beautiful sights for those who want to admire the Thai... Read more »

From Koh Tao via Chumpon to Bangkok - Sep 4, 2007, by MadSuh
The last few days on Koh Tao were beautiful. We met some nice people there, a transvestite who was doing Maria's hair and gave Irina a face mask and manicure. Some nice people we met over at our favorite restaurant and some people we met... Read more »

A little more of Bangkok - Aug 22, 2007, by MadSuh
I didn't do a whole lot yesterday except walking around a lot. I met an interesting scotish guy who lives in Japan. We had a nice chat over dinner and then he was off to the airport. I love the fact that when you are traveling around in... Read more »

Still in Bangkok - Aug 24, 2007, by MadSuh
So I picked up my Irina and Maria at the airport and then we headed for the first culture shock. I guess we did stop at our hotel first, where we took a quick nap. I also had to run back to my old hotel where I had left my airplane tickets... Read more »

 
 

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