Buzzing, humid and exotic, Bangkok is the larger-than-life city where magnificent temples, historic markets, skyscrapers and rooftop bars create a vibe that’s hard to resist. A blend of the traditional and the modern, Bangkok’s every street has a surprise in store.
This famous capital city ranks as the top-visited city in the world and welcomed 22 million visitors in 2021!
RICH IN HISTORY AND CULTURE
The culture in Thailand is a mix of strong Indian influences, Chinese traditions and elements that are uniquely Thai. With its diverse geography, friendly people, and stunning scenery, the “Land of a Thousand Smiles” is a must-see destination in South East Asia.
Royal palaces and temples as well as museums constitute its major historical and cultural tourist attractions. Shopping and dining experiences offer a range of choices and prices. The city is also famous for its nightlife.
Thailand is home to one of the most famous cuisines on the planet. Thai restaurants and Thai dishes are abundant all over the world. But there is nothing quite as special as tasting the traditional food right at the source.
In Thailand’s food culture, the recipes are simple, the ingredients are fresh, and the food is always prepared and served with a smile.
Bangkok's gatherings are green and good, according to the latest Global Destination Sustainability Index that ranked the Thai capital the second best city in Asia for environmental and social practices in the meetings, conventions, and exhibitions sector.
Thailand leads all other countries in Southeast Asia in the drive to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Developments Goals, according to the Sustainable Development Report 2022 and the SDG Index 2022.
The Thai lifestyle
Thailand is renowned for the welcoming and warm disposition of its culture and people. In everyday life in Thailand, there is a strong emphasis on the concept of sanuk, the idea that life should be fun.
Because of this, Thais can be quite playful at work and during day-to-day activities. Displaying positive emotions in social interactions is also important in Thai culture.