Thailand “land of smile” is one of the most preferred tourist destination spot. It said to welcome 16 million tourist every year.
Thailand is the world’s most visited city in the world, according to Global Destination Cities index. It ranks 13th as friendliest country. Thailand is also one of the warmest country in the world.
Bangkok is the capital of Thailand, Bangkok is called by thais as Krung Thep Maha Nakho, but its full ceremonial name is Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit (world’s longest place name).
Thailand is the only south Asian country that was not colonised by any European nation, it still follows the monarchy like England. It is very offensive if you criticize the monarchy in the Thailand.
Having 95% of population as Buddhist, it follows strict cultural practices. It is also practice to bend their head when they see elders or any important persons. And it is illegal to roam shirtless in streets. Most of streets in the streets in the city has a temple with big golden statue of Buddha.
The Thailand as over 1430 islands, many are attractive tourist spot. Koh Phangan and Koh Phi Phi Lee are few of famous islands with sea resorts.
The food at Thailand is said to be spicy, the cook with rice and noodles. Thai foods are more attracted by tourist. Thais cook even cockroach, Scorpio, and etc.
Thai’s version of kick boxing is called as Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand. It is called as art of eight limbs.
The Siamese cats were originated in Thailand. It is called as Wichian Mat in Thai. The world’s smallest mammal, nosed bat is fund in Thailand. It weight about 2 grams.
Elephant are said t be national symbol of Thais, people play elephant polo every year under king’s trophy.