Bangkok named 18th among 25 world’s top destinations for travelers
The Marble Temple(Wat Benchamabophit), Bangkok, Thailand
Golden palaces, floating markets, majestic porcelain-laid spires…you’ve never seen a capital city quite like Bangkok. Visit Pratunam or Siam Square for premium shopping, then unwind in the European-style gardens of Dusit. Thon Buri is home to the awesome Wat Arun temple, and over in Phra Nakhon, you’ll find the Wat Pho temple of the Reclining Buddha. Savor mango sticky rice at a food stall before taking in the gilded splendor of the Grand Palace.
Leading travel website TripAdvisor released its 2015 Travelers’ Choice awards for Destinations naming Marrakech as the world’s number one destination for travelers.
Bangkok was also ranked 18th among the world’s top 25 best destinations.
Bangkok climbed two spots from 2014 to ranked No.18 this year.
Marrakech of Morocco climbed five spots from 2014 to the top in 2015.
The ranking, published on Tuesday, based on travelers reviews to select it 2015 Travelers’ Choice award winners for the world’s top destinations.
According to TripAdvisor, Marrakech is “a magical place, brimming with markets, gardens, palaces, and mosques. Exploring the intimate courtyards and snaking alleyways of the historic Medina can easily eat up a day.
1. Marrakech, Morocco
2. Siem Reap, Cambodia
3. Istanbul, Turkey
4. Hanoi, Vietnam
5. Prague, Czech Republic
6. London, UK
7. Rome, Italy
8. Buenos Aires, Argentina
9. Paris, France
10. Cape Town Central, South Africa
11. New York City, USA
12. Zermatt, Switzerland
13. Barcelona, Spain
14. Goreme, Turkey
15. Ubud, Indonesia
16. Cusco, Peru
17. St Petersburg, Russia
18. Bangkok, Thailand
19. Kathmandu, Nepal
20. Athens, Greece
21. Budapest, Hungary
22. Queenstown, New Zealand
23. Hong Kong, China
24. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
25. Sydney, Australia
[H/T Thai PBS]
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