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  • Best time to visit
    Visiting Bangkok is like visiting any other large city in the world. There is always something going on. The best time to visit Bangkok is during the late fall and early winter months. Even though you really don't spend too much time [...]
    D: 3.3mi00
  • Public Transportation
    While in Bangkok there are several choices of how to get around. Tuc Tuc, Taxi, Sky Train. I personally prefer the Sky Train as this is usually the best option (fast, clean). When the Sky Train is not available, use a Taxi, they are [...]
    D: 3.3mi00
  • Bed Supper Club
    This club must be one of your favorites if you know bangkok nightlife a little. It's super stylish and also quite expensive. The Club looks like a space ship from the outside ... and well ... I guess from the inside as well. There are some [...]
    D: 2.4mi00
  • Q-Bar
    This is a fun but rather Westerner oriented classic. Q-Bar is for you if you like cocktails, if you like style and well if you like bangkok Nightlife with all its good and negative parts. If you go there, I would recommend staying across [...]
    D: 3.8mi00
  • Oishi Grand Buffet at Siam Discovery
    When I am in Bangkok, I always stop at this place, simply because I love how they got such a huge selection of fish, meat, veggies etc. They use very high quality ingredients for everything they offer and the food is affordable. It's not [...]
    D: 0.9mi10
  • MBK Shopping Center
    I guess especially when in Bangkok, you wanna spend some time relaxing indoors as well. There are really good places to shop at in Bangkok and the MBK is one of the largest, craziest places there is. I am not sure how many shops they have [...]
    D: 1mi01
  • Le Venix hotel of Bangkok
    When you search for a hotel, then you can go to the 'Le Venix'. It's beautiful: with swimming pool, hobby room, lobby an great rooms. [...]
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  • The flower market of Bangkok
    The flower market is very interesting, you should go in the morning and you'll see nothing but flowers everywhere. It's next to Little India and close to China town which are both worth a visit. Finally, enjoy some real Thai food on the [...]
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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.' [...]
Cheap flights to Bangkok

Recent Bangkok flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $640China Eastern Airlines flight China Eastern Airlines 
    Los Angeles, CA (LAX)Bangkok, TH (BKK)01/13/201611:30 am
    Bangkok, TH (BKK)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)01/27/201608:30 pm check price
  • $666China Eastern Airlines flight China Eastern Airlines 
    Vancouver, BC (YVR)Bangkok, TH (BKK)01/02/201612:20 pm
    Bangkok, TH (BKK)Vancouver, BC (YVR)01/30/201601:55 am check price
  • $719China Air flight China Air 
    New York, NY (JFK)Bangkok, TH (BKK)01/15/201612:20 am
    Bangkok, TH (BKK)New York, NY (JFK)01/23/201611:10 am check price

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