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Travel Guide to Bangkok

Described as the most exciting city on Earth, Bangkok is a thrill a minute twenty-four hour maelstrom of a place, where life rushes past you at a million miles an hour, and where the flow of human traffic ensures that it is a place where everything is possible, and everything is available at a price. From the neon lit bars to the ancient gold covered temples, and the skyscrapers to the floating markets, there is something to enjoy in Bangkok at any time of the day or night, and visitors will be spoilt for choice trying to fit everything into a short stay in the city.

Main Bangkok Attractions

Make time in Bangkok in order to see some of the sights. The Bangkok highlights every visitor should see, the Grand Palace is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Patpong Quarter are also well worth seeking out. Bangkok’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Bangkok city tour before you travel and allow our expert Bangkok based guides to show you some of Bangkok’s hidden treasures.

Sport in Bangkok

As everyone knows, Bangkok’s most widely played sport is Thai Boxing, and the best-known team is Thai National Team who play at Sumrong Boxing Stadium. The biggest event in the Bangkok sporting calendar is undoubtedly The Royal Trophy PGA Golf Tournament, which takes place at the Amata Spring Country Club and is quite a spectacle!

Main Bangkok Attractions

Make time in Bangkok in order to see some of the sights. The Bangkok highlights every visitor should see, the Grand Palace is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Patpong Quarter are also well worth seeking out. Bangkok’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Bangkok city tour before you travel and allow our expert Bangkok based guides to show you some of Bangkok’s hidden treasures.

Weather in Bangkok

It is simple to find the best weather in Bangkok with our guide to the climate of Bangkok. The table below shows the average temperatures in Bangkok throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Bangkok.

Tips For Driving in Bangkok

If you are planning to drive during your visit to Bangkok, you need an IDP (international driving permit) for Thailand. You can book them with the AA, before going to Bangkok. In Bangkok, as with the rest of Thailand, you need to drive on the left hand side of the road. We can arrange car hire in Bangkok online before travelling to Thailand and there are several car hire offices in Bangkok where you can pick up your car.

Bangkok Airport Guide

Bangkok International Airport is only about 15 miles north of Bangkok. The airport, whose international IATA code is BKK is only about 12 hours flight from London. Regular buses operate into Bangkok, and taxis are also available. Bangkok International Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Bangkok.

Bangkok UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Bangkok, or just need some advice, the Bangkok British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
1031 Wireless Road
Lumpini
Pathumwan
Bangkok
10330

Telephone: 02 305 8333

Quick Guide to Bangkok

City Name: Bangkok
Country: Thailand
Language: Thai
Currency: Thai Baht
Time Difference: GMT + 7
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz
Mobile Phone: GSM 900/1800/1900

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