Bangkok is the capital of Thailand, the main political, economic, spiritual, cultural and educational center of the country. The city was founded by the king of the current ruling dynasty Rama I in 1782. The city-forming factor for Bangkok for two centuries was the largest river in Thailand Chao Phraya and branch channels.
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Thanks to the ramified network of canals, Bangkok received another name given to it by the Europeans - "Venice of the East". The Thais themselves call Bangkok - Krung Thep - "City of Angels", which is probably due to the accumulation of national shrines of the Thai people here. Tourists will be interested in its ancient temples sparkling with gold, cool canals, fragrant exotic flowers and incense, aromas of exquisite Thai dishes.
Riverside is a picturesque historic district of the capital with popular luxury hotels, proximity to attractions and a comfortable microclimate. Ratchatevi Lumpini is a shopaholic's paradise with huge shopping malls, wholesale shops and various markets. Klong Tan Sukhumvit is a tourist area of Bangkok.
The proximity to the airport, the large number of hotels and the rich nightlife have made it very popular with both foreigners and locals. Silon-Satom is the business and financial center of the capital. Consulates, corporate headquarters, banks and luxury hotels are on their heels here. The restaurants on the rooftops of the skyscrapers offer a magnificent panorama of Bangkok.