If Bangkok were to be described in one word, it would be exotic. The innumerable amount of experiences and discoveries to be unfolded from this inspiring Asian city is beyond comprehension. Tourists are known to make several trips to Thailand in order to discover its many nooks and corners that each holds its own treasure trove of findings.
From the rich and famous to the backpacking surfer, Bangkok is undeniably one of the world’s most trespassed cities. The history buff can take delight in the Royal Palace of Bangkok, whilst the shopaholics can get lost in the endless streams of hawker ware found at Chinatown. For whatever the reason you came to Bangkok, with a little patience, and a little planning, there is a lot you can take home with you.
Famous for several things, there is something every tourist must see besides visiting the Royal Palace, enjoy a Thai massage or shop till you drop; and that is visiting a Floating Market in Bangkok. As seen in one of the famous James Bond movies, the Floating Markets of Bangkok were how traditional means of goods and fresh produce were sold and transported through the network of canals that still exist today. Although these canals may not be in use, there are still some Floating Markets in operation today.
The most popular Floating Marketing is situated 110 kilometres west of Bangkok and is called Damneon Saduak. A tour can be arranged to visit this market, where visitors can see typical traditional Thai houses and the little boats jostling for space with piles of fresh produce and home cooked food to buy. The largest pagoda in Southeast Asia is also located close by and can be visited. Phra Patom Chedi is believed to date back to the 4th century and is a beautiful display of the Buddhist culture in Thailand.
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