What to See in Your First Bangkok Tour - A Glance at Bangkok

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Bangkok has a reputation for its numerous temples. Its rich history and religious culture catch the eyes of people around the world.

This article helps planning your first Bangkok trip.

When to Go
Bangkok situates in the southeast of Asia - tropical maritime monsoon climate zone, featuring moderate weather. It is hot and wet through the year, with the average temperature 82?/28?. Its weather can be generally divided into three types: hot season (March-June), rainy season (July-October) and cool season (November-February).

Tropical Weather and What to Pack
Cool Season (November- February): Those months are the coolest seasons in Bangkok on which the average temperature does not surpass 26 ?. Several long-sleeved T-shirts are enough.

Hot Season (March-June): Bangkok's hot season is hot and moist. T-shirts and shorts are enough. Take a hat and a pair of sunglasses to prevent strong sunlight, and sun cream is recommended to protect you from the strong sunlight.

Rainy Season (July-October): Rainy season in Bangkok is damp and sultry. You may be encountered with casual droops in a day so light rain coat and umbrella is necessary. It is recommended to prepare alternative shoes and clothing.

The Best Time to Visit: November-April
This period is the most comfortable time for your visiting since then the weather is cool and the southern island is open. Loi Krathong Festival (December 15th in Thai lunar calendar, approximately in November 15th) is also a charming day on which the Bangkok will become a wonderful place full of light on the Chao Phraya River.

What to See in Bangkok

Bangkok gains its reputation for its religious atmosphere and prolonged history. Along with the river, it spots a number of historical buildings. The city is a live shrine treasure where most of the tourist attractions are connected with temples. The most famous attractions in Bangkok are the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kae and Wat Pho.

The Grand Palace
The Grand Palace is a complex of royal buildings at the heart of Bangkok. It has been the official residents of the Kings of Siam and long been the typical loyal resident of Thailand since then. Back to Chao Phraya River, the palace covers an area of over 260,000 square meters with wall surrounded. Within the wall is the representative Siam architecture and among which the most famous are four palaces with distinctive characters. Preserved, and majestic considerable, it expresses a glorious of ancient royal picture to tourists.

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