A buzzing new holiday destination in Asia in the recent past has been Thailand. The country boasts of a rich culture and heritage and is known to be an exotic and tropical getaway. The capital being Bangkok is a rich vibrant cosmopolitan city. Attracting tourists from all across the globe from varying demographics , the country is not short of great places to stay. The latest preference among tourist have been serviced apartments. Bangkok especially has a large number of them. Being the capital the choice it has to offer is pretty vast. One that stands among them is Ascott Sathorn Bangkok. Perfectly designed to suit every modern travelers needs these apartments are located conveniently and makes exploring the city much easier.
Bangkok is full of interesting places to see and exciting things to do. Having a rich cultural heritage , the Grand Palace which is situated at the heart of the city has been the residence of the kings of Thailand since the latter part of the 18th century. The building complex is a great example of the Siamese architecture. The Grand Palace is divided into four main courts and each of them have significance of their own. A stroll inside the palace complex is a great way to get an insight into the Thai culure and heritage.
Another place of interest that has a strikingly magnificent reflection of the Thai religious belief is the reclining Bhuddha. Better known as Wat Pho. Home to one of the largest reclining Buddhas in the city , measuring around 46 meters is a must do for any visitor. The statue is covered in Golden leaf. Wandering in this premises is also a great experience.
The temple of Dawn or the Wat Aun is another interesting place to see located on the Western bank of Chao Phraya river. It has a very unique design in comparison to other temples in Bangkok city which makes it a must visit place. Located just opposite Wat Pho it is hard to miss.
Nigel Walters is a travel writer, who writes under the pen name, Fritzjames Stephen. His content is based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life.