Places of Interest
The Grand Palace of Thailand(大皇宫)
The Grand Palace, near the Chao Phraya River, is a large-scale ancient building (28 seats) in central Bangkok, with a total area of two hundred and eighteen thousand four hundred square meters. The Grand Palace is one of Thailand's many royal palaces, which is the also the largest, most perfect and most distinctive Thailand palace. From Rama I to Rama VIII in Bangkok Dynasty, they lived in The Grand Palace. In 1946, Rama VIII stabbed in the palace, Rama nine moved to moved to the east of The Grand Palace in LADA new residence. Now, in addition to the ceremonies and activities such as coronation, palace celebrations, the Grand Palace is usually open to the outside world and become a famous tourist place in Thailand.
It is said that it is the Buddha which make all requests be granted. It has four statues standing for health, career, love and wealth respectively, which is in charge of all the affairs of the world and also one of the most popular Buddha in Thailand. For the people who believe in Buddhism, it is unimaginable if you won’t go to Erawan Shrine for praying when you come to Bangkok.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market（丹嫩沙多水上市集）
Floating market is another feature of Bangkok. It has one hundred years history. Now, it has become an important tourism project. In floating market, you can take a boat to go shop by yourself.
Siam Square (暹罗广场)
Siam square was founded in 1965, which belongs to the Chulalongkorn University. It is most famous shopping center in Thailand, like Japan Shinjuku and Taiwan Hsimenting. There are many international chain stores, schools, bookstores and bars in the Square, which make it became the favorite zone of young people in Bangkok.
Chao Phraya River (湄南河)
Chao Phraya River is a large river in the central and southern peninsula, located in Thailand. It is known as "Venice of the East". It is the best choice for tourist to take water bus to visit the whole city, and it will be different to see the city from the point of view of river, as you can find the totally different lives of the local people.