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Bangkok: City of Contrasts (I)

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If there is a destination of great importance at the global level and full of contrasts, that is the city of Bangkok. The great Thai city has an amazing mix of ancestral traditions and the latest technology, the most impressive palaces with extremely poor areas, absolute silence and peace with the thunderous noise and clutter of many streets. bangkok is like that.

There is one feature that has made Bangkok a tremendously interesting city and that was, that has never been colonized, which has allowed the city to retain and develop steadily traditions, many of which remain intact for many centuries.

Certainly, cultural differences is one of the most prominent elements of great interest to Bangkok and Thailand in general. This is something that is seen in any of the areas of the city but especially in places like Wat Arun, a large temple at sunrise. Of course some temples are especially interesting to visit if you travel to Bangkok, highlighting for example Wat Phra Kaew or Wat Pho. The latter is one of the most known and visited in the city thanks to its large statue of Buddha that exceeds 45 meters long. Also this is the largest temple in the whole city.

It can also be very curious to visit the Erawan Shrine. It is a Brahman shrine that has been developed into one of the most visited places in the city despite not being a Buddhist temple, which in the eyes of tourists often be particularly attractive.

In Bangkok are also some remarkable palaces, that we can highlighting the Vimanmek Mansion, Suan Pakkad Palace, the Palace of King Taksin and Grand Palace. In all these cases we find large installations where we usually find part of enabled for visits, either with collections of objects as in the case of the mode or Vimanmek Mansion physical visits of the activity of the place as it can be in the case of the Palace of King Taksin.

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