Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand. It is the world’s top tourist destination, also the world’s most visited city. In Thai, this city’s name is Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or Krung Thep. The official name of Bangkok holds Guinness World Record for World’s longest place name with 168 letters. This international hub for transport and health care is also a centre for fashion and entertainment. The real name of Bangkok is ” Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit. ”
From historical and cultural attractions to most modern nightlife culture, Bangkok has everything. The Vimanmek Mansion in Dusit Palace is the world’s largest teak building, while the Jim Thompson house, depicts the traditional architecture of Thai. Both show the cultural and traditional sides of Bangkok. Wherein Red Light districts and nightlife scenes add to the extreme side of Bangkok city. The Red Light streets of Soi Cowboy and Nana Plaza are very famous among the travellers who head to Bangkok. Massage parlours and the Eden club over here providing professional sexual services are being frequented by many every year. Bangkok city ranks top for being visited by the most number of people every year. The popular shows Calypso Cabaret, Simon Phuket, Tiffany’s shows performed by ladyboys or the kathoeys, are the ones more popular among tourists from all around the world.
The Khao San Road is a famous destination for backpackers with its low-cost accommodation, shopping venues, street-side food stalls and restaurants, shops, and bars.
One unique thing is that this city is very much safer for women to travel alone. Bangkok welcomes people of all genders and age groups and is one of the safest cities to hangout.