Bangkok, Thailand’s bustling capital has gained worldwide renown as a unique travel destination. Offering majestic palaces and temples, busy marketplaces, one of a kind canals and exciting nightlife featuring something to match every visitor’s tastes, the city never disappoints the traveller who visits its environs. Having established a reputation as a vibrantly cosmopolitan city the Thai capital contains visitors and residents of many nationalities.
In the past Bangkok was for many years an insignificant trading outpost on the River Chao Phraya. It achieved significant status when King Rama I, the first sovereign of the Chakri dynasty transformed it into the Siamese capital. Since that time, Bangkok has developed steadily, achieving the status of Thailand’s cultural, spiritual, political, educational and commercial centre.
Modern Bangkok is a delightful experience for the visitor with its colourful neon signs, monks in saffron robes, elegant Thai architecture, vibrant markets, spicy cuisine and inviting tropical climate. The city is a vast metropolis that is fascinating to explore, offering a distinctive experience not to be found anywhere else in the world.
The thriving city offers innumerable things to see and do, from touring historic monuments to sampling the exotic nightlife. To rejuvenate yourself after a day of exploration there are thousands of restaurants, cafes and eateries where you can replenish your energies.
The Bangkok International Motor Show has established a reputation as Southeast Asia’s most comprehensive and significant exhibition of motorcars and motorcycles. It offers a unique platform where Asian as well as international manufacturers have the opportunity to display their latest and most innovative models. For the visitor the show provides a great chance to view the latest cars, motorcycles, automotive spares, garage and do-it-yourself tools and equipment, car hi-fi equipment, automotive accessories and other products from top companies.
Various local automobile and motorcycle clubs take this opportunity to display their finest exhibits. A host of other events are affiliated with the show, including off road competitions, rallying, car audio shows and tuning car contests. In addition to automotive offerings many pretty models grace the show.
A suitable Bangkok hotel accommodation is a must for every traveller, and in this regard the President Solitaire Bangkok is an excellent choice. This fine Bangkok Sukhumvit hotel offers all the amenities the contemporary traveller may require.