In 1767, the capital of the Kingdom of Siam Ah Yu Tuo yeah big city was captured by Myanmar burned. 1782 Thonburi dynasty, Rama I, the capital of South moved to the West Bank of Chao Phraya River in Thonburi House, and was named Krung Thep Maha of Nakhon, meaning City of Angels; build this palace, repair walls, the Grand Palace and Jade Buddha Temple is one of the most distinguished representatives, and the construction of the first nine street in Bangkok, the most famous of the three recruits Street in Chinatown. East bank of the Chao Phraya River from a small market, and port development. Rama II and III period, the city build more and maintenance of many temples, including the Reclining Buddha and the Jinshan Temple. Chulalongkorn the Great (1868 -1910) era, the palace group of the north building, and removal of most of the walls; he served as the king continued north to build the palace. 1916 established the first university, Chulalongkorn University. 1937 divided into the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok and Thonburi cities. 1971 two cities merge into Bangkok - Thonburi metropolitan area, an area of 290 square kilometers. The composition of the Bangkok Thonburi Kyoto, in 1972, also known as the greater Bangkok area of 2000 square kilometers; City Center moved to the east bank of the Chao Phraya River, the West Bank are now regarded as old urban areas. Today, Thailand is the rule of the Chakri dynasty in the ninth generation of monarch Bhumibol Adulyadej King, but also pull Ma Jiushi. The founder of the dynasty Chao Phraya Chakri the throne in 1782. Since the Qin emperor Rama I capital here in 1782, Bangkok became brings together all of Thailand's old and new lifestyle kaleidoscope. Comparison anywhere else in Bangkok, to better show the Thai people in the thriving modern development, still retains the traditional respect for the sincerity.
Religion Thai man's life must have once shaved head, wearing the robes of monks experience. Others to do the two monks, a 10-year-old, one after the age of 20, fled to the 227 days of Buddhism. Bangkok has a population of 92% Buddhist, 6% Muslim, 1% Christian, Jews, about 300 people, 0.6% Hindu. Bangkok, about 400 Buddhist Temple, 55 mosques, 10 churches, two synagogues.
|The Grand Palace in Bangkok|
|Bangkok 19th century construction of the Dusit Palace (The Dusit)|
Bangkok has more than 400 temples, countlesslegends, known as the "Buddhist temple in the capital.In Bangkok, everywhere you can see the temples and monasteries, incense, smoke filled, with a strongoriental flavor.Rhodes drainage outside of the La JiaBao Bi Temple (Wat Rajabopitr), a glamorousarchitectural treasures, appearance and design aresuperior for; built in the Ayutthaya Ya period Suwan thatBlue Temple (Wat Suwannaram)beam column carvedinterior is also decorated with beautiful and movingmurals, are light bright building.
If you do not like the big city hustle and bustle of noisy,also have here the slow pace of traditional folkavailable to enjoy interesting. Bangkok on behalf of the country's culture and spirit, came to Bangkok, you will understand why Thailand will win the good reputation ofthe "smile states". No matter what age, you can findhere the most popular form of entertainment andbeauty, and we will let you linger.
The most suitable time to go Thailand beach from the low latitudes to high latitudesin the northern mountains throughout the year have their own style, are suitable for the visit. But relatively speaking, in October of each year in May next year'stourist season, most people are migrating from the north to the birds to come and enjoy the brilliantsunshine and the beach and the beauty of Southeast Asia. To the typhoon season, the beach is not suitable for travel, but also to the northern part of Chiang Maiand other nice place.
|Devout prayer to Bangkok|