Bangkok is. ... No, that's not the way to talk about Bangkok, it's hard to fit into a certain range of descriptions. To understand what Bangkok is, you need to be there, breathe it with air and just merge with it into one inseparable whole. The city of angels, the city of huge skyscrapers, at the foot of which the slums are so harmoniously huddled, a strange neighborhood, but it is precisely these contrasts that dictate the atmosphere of this mysterious city.
The history of the modern capital of Thailand goes back to the 14th century. Bangkok as the administrative center and the main city of the kingdom, with the usual name appeared in the 18th century. Until then, the residence of the ruler was Ayutthaya, and Bangkok was a port village on the Chao Phraya River. read more