Cities Of Thailand


Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand and home to more than 6.5 million people. The metropolitan area is by far the largest of the country and has an estimated population of over 11 million. It’s one of Asia’s cosmopolitan cities and serves as the educational, cultural, economical and diplomatic center of Thailand. The city is sometimes called ‘The Venice of the East’ because of its canals, rivers and its numerous historical sights.

Most of the attractions are located in the old city, on Rattanakosin Island, one of the Bangkok districts. This is the historical heart of the city and contains many palaces and temples. The three most notable temples are The Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), Wat Pho and The Grand Palace including the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). For other kinds of culture you can visit the National Gallery or the National Museum, where you can find great art works and learn about the history of Thailand and Bangkok. Bangkok also has a great park called Saranrom Park, across from the Grand Palace. It’s a lush garden and a great place to relax, with a lake, greenhouses and many ancient trees.

Sukhumvit is the center of modern Bangkok and its most important road, Sukhumvit Road, is the main shopping street of the city. It offers many great malls, such as Central World Plaza, Gaysorn Plaza and the Emporium Shopping Center. Siam Square is also worth a visit. It is the Times Square of Bangkok and a great attraction within this modern area. Greenbookings invites you to visit Bangkok. Take a look on our map to learn more about this fascinating destination and to book your hotel of choice.

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is one of the great cities of Thailand, situated in north Thailand. It has a population of over 170,000 and is the fifth largest city in Thailand. It is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the country. It’s all about elephants, waterfalls, beautiful jungles, picturesque views and many temples. The city is often called "The Rose of the North".

Chiang Mai offers something for everyone, for nature lovers, culture spotters, adventure hoppers to those who just wish to sit back in a luxurious spa and be pampered. An important landmark is the Wat Chiang Man, the first temple in Chiang Mai, built in 1840. Another temple is the Wat Chedi Luang, which is the temple with the largest Chedi (stupa) in Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai is a valuable historical site, it is almost impossible to get tired of its multitude of diverse attractions. In Chiang Mai there are plenty of lively bars, a couple of banging discos, one street full of go-go bars and a bunch of karaoke lounges. Karaoke is a national obsession in Thailand, so these lounges can be found all over the city.

Thailand’s "Rose of the North" welcomes visitors to experience its Asian hospitality and wander through its streets and enjoy all the activities the city has to offer. To plan a holiday in Chiang Mai please make use of our comprehensive map which gives detailed information about your destination of choice and to book one of the many hotels we offer.


Phuket is the capital city of the Phuket district and the main city on the island of Phuket, located on the southern part of the island. The city has a typical urban view, as the remains of the Portuguese colonial architecture are still present. The city has a lot to offer, such as restaurants and shops, but many tourists prefer the western side of the island as the main beach side.

Phuket is blessed with truly beautiful white beaches, coves and bays, blue seas, welcoming people and great selection of accommodations. There also are lots of sporting and leisure opportunities. There are many coral islands located south of Phuket, for example the Similan Islands lie to the north west and Phi Phi Islands to the south east. All these coral islands are very suitable for diving.


Krabi is a small town located in the Krabi province, on the west coast of southern Thailand. It has a population of 18.000 people and is located just off the coast. Unfortunately the town itself has no beaches but it’s still a good place for relaxation. Krabi town is much cheaper than the other resorts in the nearby area, and has great restaurants and bars to offer. It has a great shopping mall near the airport as well, called Tesco Lotus Shopping Mall.

The wider area of Krabi town is world famous as it has magnificent sandy beaches and a wonderful sea world. It’s an excellent destination for sunbathing and relaxation, but also for scuba diving. Krabi’s most developed beach is Ao Nang, a long beach fringed by palms and full of resorts, bungalows and a wide selection of fabulous restaurants. Other great beaches in the area are Rai Leh, Ton Sai and Had Yao.

Another great attraction of the Krabi area is the island of Ko Phi Phi Don, with its great beaches and natural beauty. It’s a very good place for snorkeling as well, as there are spectacular coral shallows around the island. Krabi also offers many national parks, amazing limestone sceneries and a few temples within the area. It’s a great holiday destination for everyone looking for relaxation, beaches and natural beauty. Greenbookings offers you a wide range of hotels to choose from when you are planning to visit Krabi. Take a look on our map and make your choice.


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