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Bangkok, or known in Thai as Krung Thep, the city of angel, is the capital and largest city of Thailand, located on the east bank of the Chao Phraya River, near the Gulf of Thailand. Bangkok is one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan cities. Created as the Thai capital in 1782 by the first monarch of the present Chakri dynasty, Bangkok is a national treasure house and Thailand’s spiritual, cultural, political, commercial, educational and diplomatic centre.

Bangkok is a fast growing, economically and culturally dynamic city in Southeast Asia. The World Meteorological Organization has dubbed Bangkok the world's hottest large city. Moreover, it is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, especially for comprehensive medical and dental treatments from all around Asia and the rest of the world. More and more people from the US, Europe and higher cost Asian locations like Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore are traveling to Bangkok for dental surgery. In the year 2005 Bangkok welcomed more than fifty thousand dental tourists and it keeps growing at 20 – 30% per year. Our website is for you, if you are looking for the experienced dentist in Bangkok or other parts of Thailand

OverviewBangkok is considered to be the world's top tourist hotspot and is currently Asia's top tourist destination and the third top in the world according to Travel and Leisure magazine. It is considered one of the most hospitable places in the world moreover with its unique skyline where at the bottom lies a hidden treasure visually possible only if one is present. The city combines its hundreds of temples and tens of mosques with the modernity of a dynamic metropolis. Above all is the service orientation within Bangkok which creates any tourists trip convenient and untroubling. The city boasts some of the country's most magnificent historical venues not only due to the religious based institutions but its presence in periods of transition. There are numerous projects to maintain Bangkok's post-modern historic sites such as the Rattanakosin area, the entire island is designated to artifacts of old and to Bangkok's 225 year history. The entire city receives equal recognition through the 'district' system. It is Thailands gateway not to mention South East Asia's and has received wide recognition for the fascinating displays of hospitality.

The Bangkok Metropolitan area is home to two capitals, the present, Krung Thep and the short Thon Buri reign before 1782. There are numerous historical sites on both banks of the Chao Phraya River including one of the world's most magnificent canal, the Bangkok Noi (RTGS: Baangkork Noi) which has been the main means of transportation for pre-motor vehicles. It connects to Wat Arun to merge into the Chao Phraya across Thammasat University. There are no official dates recorded of the construction of this magnificent piece of architecture however it dates back to the pre-Thon Buri era, or during the capital of Ayutthaya which could be reference to as late as 1750's and as early as 1400's. Wat Pho is home to the reclining Buddha, a marvel of historical sculpture, a Buddha 46m in length and 15m in height and made of pure gold.

Bangkok is located in the central part of the country on the low-flat plain of the Chao Phraya River, which is the most important river that can be compared to the main artery of the nation. The location is at latitude 130 45' north and longitude 1000 28' east. It is a tropical land with long hours of sunshine, high temperature and humidity. Bangkok was established in 1782 as the new capital of Thailand by King Rama I of the Chakri Dynasty on a flood plain delta of the Chao Phraya River. The location was then selected with the consideration as a natural defense from enemies and the richness of water for lives earning. Since its establishment, the city grew steadily in size and importance which at first covered only 4.14 square kilometers to now, a megacity that comprises of 50 districts with total area of 1568.737 square kilometers.

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