Saturday, February 18, 2012

Thailand: Understanding the customs of Thailand

In Thailand 10% of the population working and living in Bangkok, at the same time there are 60% ​​of the wealth gathered.

Thailand Bangkok

Bangkok,Local Chinese, also known as "Krungthai".Therefore, in BangkokThailandis the name of the capital of the longest in the world ~ ~ Thai, said a totalof 167 lettersthe Chinese transliteration of "Christineposted Maha Nakhon", "Amon smart Dana Ge letter"Maryapricot Stella Yu Ye the the Maha bottom land soul,Nuopasmart Turner, Lecce NibulilongWu TongLacha Ni wei MahasatanAmon split Rahman wow Dan SadiSage Ta bottom Yewei Sa slave Gamba seats, "full name of a transliteration of the Latin text, there are142 lettersThe entire name of a fusion of two ancientIndian languages​​: Pali and Sanskrit, translated as City of Angelsmagnificent of the city, the eternal jewel city,the Indra of the city not destroy the world, giving ninegems the grand capital of the city of happiness, full ofmajestic Royal Palace they seem to rule round the world God of heaven, hometo give an IndraVishnuconstruction of the citySuch a long name is neitherwrite nor read good, so the Thais put it referred to as"total "Taifu"Foreigners known as the "Bangkok", is themeaning of the "City of Angels". The official name ofBangkok Thonburi Kyoto "Thai people generally referred to their own capital"Christine Post", "Xiandu".                                                                                                                                      Geography                                                                                                                                              Bangkok, the average about two meters above sealevel, which makes Bangkok often plagued face floodsin the rainy seasonAfter a rain, the streets of Bangkokoften stagnant water. Has a tropical monsoon climate.1960 - 1990Bangkok, the average temperature rise of2 degreesThe history of meteorological records-minimum and maximum temperatures were 40.8 ° C and 9.9 ° C.
Bangkok in the Chao Phraya RiverHuang River (abovethe mouth of the Chao Phraya RiverRiver, the Gulf of Siam Bay a few kilometers on the flat alluvial plain.Significant location marks its capital positionBangkok area of the plainsonly 0.5-1.5 m above sea levelan area of ​​about 1,600 square kilometers of its territorynorth of Nonthaburi and Pathum Thanisouth of NorthRugby House and Tsai houseadjacent to the NorthEast willow House and Pathum ThaniWest thenNonthaburi and Tsai Clan House.
The beauty of the Chao Phraya River from north to southwinding down to Bangkok, one divided into two, and finally into the Gulf of ThailandOnce upon a time,the Bangkok city river aspectfrequent freightwaterfair trade is very busyknown as "Oriental Venice".

Floating Market in Bangkok

Today, the development of the city makes most of therivers were filled, leaving only a few main stream of the Chao Phraya RiverChao Phraya River east ofBangkokthe modern New City Government's highest executive body such as the Royal Palace, Parliament,the government's official residence, the court, andhotels, commercial centers, airports, docks, factories,entertainment and so focused on thisChao Phraya River, west of the old city Thonburihow exquisite gardensremains a traditional colorMore than 200 years, Bangkok from a fishing village developed into anow optimize the large cities.

Sunset in Bangkok Thailand

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 ChinatownEast 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 1782Since 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

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