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Updated by Lavinia Woolf on Sep 16, 2014
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Top 5 places for Couples to visit while in Bangkok – tour the romantic paradise

Once merely a small trading hub, Bangkok now thrives with a covetous commercial triumph. Experience unmatched cluster of places such as Chinatown and Little India standing tall, just in front of you.

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The Grand Palace and Wat Prakaew

The Grand Palace and Wat Prakaew

The Grand Palace sheltered the Thai royalty, kings and the royal court, for 150 years. It was erected in 1782. Its architecture is finished to the very last detail, and then some. Inside the Palace rests the Emerald Buddha magnetizing reverence from whoever visits the place. The image was made of a single emerald block.

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Damnoen Saduak

Damnoen Saduak

Located in the province of Ratchaburi, This floating market continues to clinch tourist attention at a rate. The wooden boats float in a row close by. The boats are brimmed with flowers, vegetables and flowers. Food sellers have their vessels ready on charcoal grills to prepare a boat noodle which is also known as seafood skewers. You do not have to stand just in awe of them. Simply go ahead and these sellers will customize a delicious meal for you.

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Chinatown

Chinatown

This city harbours so many things from festivities to packed market stalls. Major festivals such as Chinese New Year and Vegetarian Festival shell out a spirit of vigour to the city folks. The festive celebrations attract outsiders to the city too. The city is quite known for gold shops. The market stalls are somewhat noisy, but not to an unpleasant extent. If you happen to be around, Chinatown is someplace you should never give a miss. Closely located is Anantara Baan Rajprasong Bangkok Serviced Suites.

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Wat Pho Old City

Wat Pho Old City

Any visitor will no doubt be fascinated by the huge collection of murals, inscriptions and sculptures preserved in this city. The large reclining Buddha statue symbolizes the city's architectural richness. Close to the Buddha statue, is a Bodhi tree, which is believed to be taken from the original Bodhi tree in India. Traditional Thai message will give you enough reasons to visit the city at least once in your life. The city is officially known as Wat Phra Chettuphon Wimon Mangkhlaram Ratchaworamahawihan. Before the temple was established, the city was a place for various statues in Yoga positions. King Rama I was responsible for innovations in the temple. Several medical texts were put in the vicinity. These texts were recognized by the UNESCO in 2008.

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Chao Phraya River & Waterways Riverside

Chao Phraya River & Waterways Riverside

Chao Phraya River is Thailand's main river. The river is 372 kilometres. This river often alters its colourful scenery day and night. Many glittering temples and luxurious hotels are located in the vicinity. Large boats carrying rice will cruise upstream. From north to south, cities Nakhon Sawan, Uthai Thani, Chainat, Singburi, Ang Thong, Ayutthaya, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, Bangkok and Samut Prakan are located alongside the river. Check into one of the Bangkok Serviced Apartments for your own convenience. For the original settlers, this river was the ideal choice as it was full of fish and fertility. Following the fall of Ayutthaya to the Burmese, King Taksin made his capital here.