Welcome to Bangkok
Dynamic, exotic and richly cosmopolitan, Bangkok is one of South East Asia’s most vibrant and cherished travel destinations. A city of contrasts, this cultural epicentre and shopping paradise entices millions of travellers each year to its bountiful markets, luxury hotels, stunning scenery and tantalizing cuisine. Where ancient and modern coincide, Bangkok’s glorious golden temples and world-class skyscrapers await. Revel in the frenetic pace as you soak up the sights, shop until you drop then tuk-tuk around town for a zesty slice of Bangkok’s indulgent and risqué nightlife.
|Currency||Thai Baht 1 Baht = 100 Satang|
|Opening hours||Shops are generally open Monday to Saturday, 8.00 to 21.00.
Banks are generally open Monday to Friday, 9.30 to 17.00 except on public and bank holidays. Banks located in major shopping malls are generally open Monday to Sunday (7 days a week) 10.00 to 19.00.
|Emergency numbers||Tourist Police: 1155
Police, Ambulance: 191
|Tourist information||Tourism Authority of Thailand TAT
1600 New Phetchaburi Road
+66 2 250 5500
Monday to Friday, 8.30 to 16.30. Closed on weekends and public holidays.