It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, meaning “city of angels” for short.
The city’s wealth of cultural landmarks and attractions in addition to its notorious entertainment venues has made it synonymous with exoticism.
Its historic wealth coincides with its rapid modernization, reflected in the cityscape and the urban society.
The Grand Palace, Vimanmek Palace Complex, its thousands of temples, and the city’s notorious red-light districts combine draw in 11 million international visitors each year.
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