Why You Should Visit Bangkok Suvarnabhumi
Thailand’s capital is a sprawling city offering everything imaginable whether it’s bustling market streets, lively bars and clubs or historic landmarks to suit people of all tastes. If you’re interested in exploring some of the ancient wonders of Bangkok, the best place to start off is in the Old City, known locally as Rattanakosin. There is a wealth of historic landmarks in the city which would take weeks to fully explore – some of the must-see sites include the Wat Arun temple and the Emerald Buddha, the most sacred in the country. Bangkok is known for its vibrant party lifestyle with areas like Patpong lined with bars and clubs, while you can also find exquisite Thai restaurants and street stalls all around the city to enjoy a bite to eat at any time of day. Bangkok is also a very modern city boasting many world-class shopping malls, while there are also plenty of cheap street markets available to pick up some bargains.
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Arriving In Bangkok Suvarnabhumi
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is the primary airport serving Bangkok situated roughly 25 km outside of the city center. The quickest way to travel into the city once you have arrived is to use the Airport Rail Link which takes just 25 minutes. Although the city itself is served by an excellent public transport network which includes a metro system, you will easily be able to rent a car at Bangkok airport. The airport is housed within a single passenger terminal complex, one of the largest in the world, and offers a huge array of amenities to keep travelers happy. Alongside extensive retail and duty-free shopping, travelers will find numerous cafés, restaurants and fast food outlets and you can also benefit from complimentary Wi-Fi for up to two hours.
Those looking to travel from the UAE to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi have the option to fly out of either Abu Dhabi or Dubai. If you are coming from Abu Dhabi International Airport you will be able to fly with Etihad Airways, while those traveling out of Dubai can make the journey with Emirates, flydubai and Thai Airways.
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Travel Information
UAE nationals traveling to Thailand will be able to enter the country on a visa free basis for a period of up to 30 days. In Bangkok the weather is warm throughout the year, although there are two rainy seasons in the region in May and between September and October, so you may want to avoid this period.
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* This information is correct as of October 2017
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