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The capital city of Thailand is a bustling metropolis known for its vibrant street life, ornate temples, delicious street food, and modern skyscrapers. Bangkok is also a melting pot of Thai culture, blending traditional customs with contemporary influences. Thai Buddhism is the predominant religion, and you'll find numerous stunning temples throughout the city. Locals are known for their warm hospitality, and the town offers a mix of traditional Thai customs and a cosmopolitan lifestyle.

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Bangkok – known by the locals as Krung Thep (roughly translating to ‘City of Angels’) – is the capital city of Thailand, and one of the most visited cities of Southeast Asia. It has been the country’s most dominant city since the 18th century and remains Thailand’s cultural, educational, political, and economic center. 

With Bangkok’s population at approximately 10 million, the city itself is a mix between old and new, with pagodas and temples co-existing harmoniously with mega shopping centers and skyscrapers, providing entertainment, culture, and history to both locals and foreigners. 

If you’re planning a Bangkok trip or want to visit Bangkok in the near future, see the best of Bangkok in this Bangkok travel guide!

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