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  • Tom 3:09 pm on November 28, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: Bang Khun Thian, , Bangkok city, , , , preliminary landmark, Samut Prakarn,   

    Bangkok’s new landmark to be constructed 

    Giant Swing The recognize landmark of Bangkok

    Giant Swing The recognize landmark of Bangkok (Present) : Flickr.com

    Bangkok Governor M.R.Sukhumbhand Paribatra reveals that the board has reached an agreement to construct the 28th landmark in Bangkok, a collaboration between Bangkok and the Samut Prakarn province.

    With a budget of 99 million baht the Department of City Planning has proposed the construction of landmark in the middle of the sea in Bang Khun Thian.

    The Department of City Planning has also designed a preliminary landmark which is yet to be proposed to the advisory group of city planning and environment with is yet to gain approval from Dr Sumet Chumsai Na Ayutthaya, who heads the board of consultants. (More …)

  • Tom 2:35 pm on November 28, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , Bangkok city, Bangkok University Research Center, , captivating places, , , cultural sites, Delhi, , , , Hanoi, , Khaosan Road, Pathumwan shopping venues, , Pratunam, , Temple, , , , Thai hospitality, , Thai shopping, Thai tradition, , , , travel value, , Wat Phra Chetuphon   

    International tourists vote Bangkok as the best city 

    Wat Arun at sunset in Bangkok Thailand

    Wat Arun at sunset in Bangkok Thailand: Flickr.com

    International tourists voted Bangkok as the best city to visit out of the ten countries attending The 8th Plenary Meeting of Asian Network of Major Cities 21 (ANMC21).

    Bangkok scored 7.19 out of 10, according to the polls conducted by Bangkok University Research Center. Japan ranked second at 3.12 followed by Singapore at 2.45, Hanoi at 1.65 and Delhi at 1.49. The delicate Thai cuisine was cited as a major attraction at 20.4 percent, followed by cultural sites at 19.7 percent, Thai hospitality at 16.8 percent, Thai culture and tradition at 15.8 percent and Thai shopping venues at 15.1 percent. (More …)

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