Don’t start your vacation in Bangkok without reading these 10 facts about the city. Did you know, that Bangkok holds record for the largest gold Buddha in the World. It is a 3-meter-tall and 5.5-ton statue kept at Wat Traimit in Chinatown. The statue is estimated to be nothing less than 250 million dollars.
At 615 metres, Rama IX Super Tower will be the tallest building in all of Southeast Asia. I can’t wait to see it – but I will have to, as The Super Tower will begin construction next year and stand complete during 2020.
Even though the characteristic tuk-tuk is like a symbol of Bangkok, there are plenty of reasons not to get in a tuk-tuk, and instead chose a taxi for the fare. I always prefer taxi before tuk-tuks, and here are 5 reasons you should too.