Cities to Visit in Thailand

Towns to visit in Thailand

This is Phuket, a famous beach town. Ancient Ayutthaya and its ruins. It will say that you should definitely visit Bangkok. Every holiday in Thailand includes a visit to the capital of the kingdom, Bangkok, or Krung Thep, "the city of angels" as it is called by the locals. Khiang Mai - one of the best cities in Thailand for culture.

The 10 best places in Thailand

There is a lot to see and do in Thailand, from vibrant cities with great shops to the jungle, cascades and some of the best in Southeast Asia. Its would take month to really research and comprehend Thailand, but if you don't have the luxuries of so much traveling, the best option is to visit the top websites in Thailand.

These top sites reach from sandbeach to old sights. Thailand's capitol is a metropolitan town with a pulsating night life and a lot of daytime entertainment. Worth seeing are the Great Palace and Wat Prakeaw, a temple building commissioned by the Emperor in 1782.

Damnoen Saduak, or Swimming Market, is another interesting tourist area. A chauffeur-driven yacht is available for shopping or a walk around the area. It is a town and a provincial town in the northern part of Thailand. Famed for its jungle and mountain, Chiang Mai is the place for those who want to discover the countryside without having to go far from the town.

There are many churches or wattas in the town, among them the renowned Wat Chedi Luang from 1402. Surrounding the town is the home of the Long Neck Karen Hill people, a native group with a long neck extension using metallic bands. Guided visits to the Karen-Dorf are possible.

It is Thailand’ most popular seaside resort, and Phang Nga Bay has some of the best in Thailand. Over the years Pattaya has earned a good name as a "shabby" city, but if you keep away from the bars you will find a lot to do and see. Pattaya is not as spectacular as the southern one, but still it' s definitely a visit.

It also hosts some special features such as the Bottle Art Museum, the Pattaya Swimming Fair - the biggest swimming fair in the whole wide open space - and Mini Siam, a true-to-scale replica of some of Thailand's most important sights. The Khao Yai National Park in northeast Thailand is one of the few places in Southeast Asia where you can still see elephant wildlife.

The Ayutthaya is a group of antique remains from 1351, and the old churches, convents, fortresses and monuments are in various states of demolition. Many Buddha sculptures, among them a 39 foot long lying Buddha, can be seen in the Temple. Ayutthaya Historical Study Center is a good place to find out more about the temple and its story.

Located just south of Bangkok, Ayutthaya draws many visitors all year round. Well-known for two things: dive and partying, especially the Full Moon Party, a monthly event that draws up to 30,000 in newcomers. Celebrations take place on the beaches and last all evening. There is no journey to Thailand without a stop in Kanchanaburi and the place where "The Bridge over the Kwai River" was shot.

The" Death Railway" was constructed here by POWs under the leadership of Japan during the Second World War. Today it is possible for the visitor to walk across the viaduct, see deserted train and half-built railroad track, and stop at the Memorial Walking Trail and the small Thai-Burma Railroads.

It is a coastal city with some of Thailand's most spectacular coastal rocks. Phi Phi Phi and its many nearby shores attracts snorkellers, diver, boatmen and canoeists. The Hua Hin is a peaceful and pristine island with several protected areas.

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