As one of the leading tourist destinations in Asia, Thailand has plenty to offer. There’s much to choose from from amazing food to their white sand beaches and tropical jungles.
In this video, we’ll be helping you choose by listing five places you should visit in Thailand.
Of course, Bangkok is first on this list. As Thailand’s capital, Bangkok has everything Thailand can offer. From shopping centers to traditional floating markets and plenty of skyscrapers, there’s definitely more than you can visit. There’s a lot to explore in the city.
Iconic places to visit in Bangkok include the Chao Phraya River, which features boat cruise tours daily; the Grand Palace, a complex of temples and buildings with unique architecture; and Chatuchak Market, one of the largest outdoor markets in the world.
2. Koh Samui & Koh Tao
With two great destinations located just near each other, hit two birds with one stone by visiting Koh Samui, bustling with luxury resorts and rainforests, and Koh Tao, one of Thailand’s best destinations for scuba divers.
Also situated in the area are many exotic animal species that resulted in it being considered part of the Thong National Marine Park.
If you’re into history, Kanchanaburi is a must-visit. It’s a place with a lot of history, going back to World War II. The area is known for being part of the “Death Railway” , the bridge built by the hands of prisoners of war. The railway was said to have been built by thousands of prisoners of war, with 16 thousand of whom died during the construction due to starvation, sickness, and other factors.
The bridge and war cemeteries are iconic pieces of history and must-visit destinations for people who are into history.
4. Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai is a place that feels as if the Shire from the Lord of the Rings was set in Thailand instead of New Zealand. This place has an amazing landscape, even more, amazing temples and buildings, and a thick tropical rainforest perfect for people looking to trek or hike. It’s also home to the most active Buddhist temples in all of Thailand.
If you do decide to visit Chiang Mai, an organized tour offered by the locals is the best way to go about it. You’ll be able to learn about their history and lifestyle while experiencing some aspects of what they go through on a daily.
Last but not least on this list is what used to be Thailand’s capital during the 14th century. The ancient city of Ayutthaya is a reminder of the greatness that was the kingdom of Siam.
UNESCO heralds it as one of their sites, and it’s home to a lot of awesome historically significant pieces, buildings, and even trees. If you’re visiting Ayutthaya, Wat Phra Mahathat is a go-to.
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