“Venice of the East” as known in the past due to it’s many canals. Bangkok boasts one of Asia’s most traveled cities. One of the most cosmopolitan, contrasting and, above all, compelling of Asian cities, hosted many important World meetings and summits, home to many multinational corporations. Whether you are a holiday maker or a business traveler Bangkok has it all for you. Be it sightseeing, entertainment or dining you, get the best here.
Bangkok shrines and spirit houses
A stroll around Bangkok has many surprises in stall. Despite being a modern, cosmopolitan metropolis with skyscrapers, a sophisticated Skytrain system and mega-malls that feed a consumerism culture like those of most big cities in the world, it’s got its own very unique edge, like shrines and spirit houses.
Common throughout Thailand, the icons are mainly Buddhist and Hindu, and people offer prayer at these shrines in return for love, happiness and success. The spirit houses are located where people in the building can offer prayer whenever they want this can be found outside almost every house and building. The doll house-sized homes are set atop a pedestal and placed in an auspicious location, which allows residents, workers and others to offer prayers and small gifts to appease spirits, represented by doll-sized human figures, or perhaps a small figurine of Buddha.
Shrines, on the other hand, are places of worship where you’d go to pay respect to sacred religious icons in Buddhism (especially Brahma infleunces) and Hinduism, who in turn could grant you love, happiness, good fortune, success, luck or even fertility.
Was formerly waterway has become a very demanded residential area as wella s business district over the recent years. A number of upscale and trendy hotels are available as well as many international companies and embassies have elected Sathorn as their hub for the Kingdom. Sathorn is a Business district by day and a sybarite’s playground at night, with a sophisticated lineup of pubs and restaurants.
Lampraya Floating Market
Market is located in the Nakhorn Prathom province. It is a floating market on Nakornchaisri River. This market operates every weekend and on holidays. Many Thai tourists from the central region come here for good food, fresh vegetable and fruits. It is a scenic site that also provides a ride on a rolling boat.