Bangkok is often the first stop of tourists visiting Thailand. This city, which is also known as “The City of Angels” offers so much to do and see, an entire holiday could easily be spend just here. The city houses over 400 temples, a number of Royal Palaces and Mansions and a modern skyline of skyscrapers and suspension bridges. Bangkok is again the world’s most-visited city for the fourth consecutive year, beating out Paris and London.
The rankings are compiled annually by Mastercard. Welcoming around 22.7 million international visitors, Bangkok ranked as the top destination for global travelers this year. Bangkok has attracted millions of visitors annually for decades, offering tourists an incredible experience of cultural tradition-meets-modernity. It’s got world-class food, stunning historical landmarks, and some of the best hospitality around the globe.
Bangkok is one of many tourists’ favorite shopping cities in the world! Bangkok has a fantastic selection of huge modern shopping centers with hip international and Asian fashion design brands. And once you step out on the streets you can continue to shop all kinds of cool and cheap stuff at markets and night markets.
Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is always lively and there’s always something exciting happening. Home to over 14 million people, there are expats from every corner of the globe mixed in with the millions of local Thais. The city is safe and affordable to live in for expats.
Eating out is the norm – Bangkok has more restaurants than any other city in the world and that doesn’t include the hundreds of thousands of street vendors.