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Thailand Attractions
Thailand Attractions
Thailand is home to some of the most beautiful and lively cities and Thailand attractions in the world. These tourists attractions in thailand plays host to numerous tourists and adventurous travelers. Thailand is a place where the past meets the present and creates an ambience that is both charming in its Oriental appeal and exciting in its permissiveness. No matter where you travel in Thailand, you are bound to run into ancient palaces, shrines and Buddhist temples.
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The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaeo
It's one of the city's landmark and always on the list of every visitor's. It consists of a huge complex on Na Phra Lan Road near Sanam Luang, surrounded by high white walls and occupies an area of about a square mile. The palace, begun in 1782, consists of several buildings with highly decorated architectural details. The Royal chapel, Wat Phra Kaeo, which is in the same compound, houses the Emerald Buddha, the most sacred Buddha image in Thailand.

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Bang Pa-In Summer Palace
It's a beautiful palace located 30 kms. South of Ayntthaya. It was built in the reign of King Rama V. The palace consists of many Royal Buildings built in contrasting architectural styles. Thai, Chinese, Italian and Victorian styles predominate. The most well-known building is a Thai pavilion in the centre of a small lake which is the finest examples of Thai architecture.

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The National Museum
It is situated within walking distance of the Grand Palace, across the Pramane Ground. It is one of the largest and most widespread museums in Southeast Asia. The National Museum houses over one thousand artifacts ranging from Neolithic times to the present Bangkok period.

image Angthong National Marine Park (Mu Ko Angthong)
Angthong National Marine Park is composed of a group of 40 or so islands making stunning vistas of a forest full of rock formations. Angthong, meaning 'golden bowl', occupies almost 250 sq km and includes 50 sq km of limestone islands and karsts topography. Most of the islands are close to each other making a breathtaking panorama sailing around the park. The park itself is inhabited by a considerable amount of Asian wildlife and dolphins also live in the sea.
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Safari World
It is located at Km. 9, Ram Indra Road, Min Buri, covers an area of some 170 acres and is divided into 2 parts. The first, the Safari Park, houses a large variety of animals and some rare animals too. Visitors can enjoy performances by trained animals like dolphins, birds, seals, and monkeys. Restaurants and game shops are also scattered within the area and tram service is provided for those wishing to have a look around.

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Pattaya
Sand, sun and fun make Pattaya one of the most popular destinations for visitors to Thailand. Pattaya, on the eastern coast of the Gulf of Thailand, was a small fishing village until the early 1960's, it has since blossomed into a cosmopolitan city dedicated to the pursuit of excitement, pleasure and adventure.

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Ayutthaya
The capital of Thailand from 1350 until it was sacked in 1767 by the Burmese, Ayutthaya is 76 km North of Bangkok. Magnificent ruins of the old city still remain, some having been restored. Archaeological excavations are still proceeding at many sites in the area. Attractions in Ayutthaya include: Chao Sam Phraya National Museum; the very large Buddha image called "Phra Mongkhon Bophit"; ruins of the former Royal palace which was a complex with many buildings.

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The Ancient City
This is the world's largest outdoor museum, and consists of smaller sized replicas of many of the most famous buildings, monuments and temples to be found in all parts of Thailand. The museum, covering sume 280 acres, is approximately the geographic shape of Thailand. It is located at Km.33 on the Sukhumvit highway in Changwat Samut Prakan.

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China Town
Bangkok's China Town is an old business centre covering a large area around Yaowarat Road and Charoen Krung Road (New Road). There are many small streets and alleys full of shops selling all types of goods. The area is always lively, and market stalls abound. It has been the main centre for trading by the Chinese since they were moved from their old site some 200 years ago to make way for the Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha complex.

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