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Bangkok Temples Tour including reclining Buddha at Wat Pho

Bangkok Temples Tour including reclining Buddha at Wat Pho
Duration:
3 hours
From:
USD 33.69
Immerse yourself in the heart of Thai culture on a half-day Bangkok temple tour. Visit Wat Pho, known as the birthplace of traditional Thai medicine and healing, Wat Tramit with its beautiful solid gold Buddha and Wat Benchamabophit, one of the gems in Thailand's temples, with ornate Italian marble carvings.

Private Tour: Floating Markets and Rose Garden Cultural Center Day Trip from Bangkok

Private Tour: Floating Markets and Rose Garden Cultural Center Day Trip from Bangkok
Duration:
9 hours
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Head out of Bangkok for a day of Thai culture and activities on this private day trip with your own personal guide. Visit the famous Damnoen Saduak Floating Market to marvel at the array of fruits, veggies and other goods being sold by locals on their canoes. Then have lunch and spend the afternoon at the Rose Garden cultural center for an introduction to many skills and cultural traditions from across Thailand. Watch villagers display their talents like making pottery and weaving silk, and enjoy native dancing, sword fighting and more.

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BKK Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Information


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 BKK Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Info & Guide


Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Where is Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport?  


Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (IATA: BKK, ICAO: VTBS), previously known as New Bangkok International Airport, also referred to as Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Airport, Suvarnabhumi Airport, or even just Bangkok Airport, is located in Racha Thewa in Bang Phli, about 25 kilometres (16 miles) east of downtown Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Thailand. The airport is named to honour the golden kingdom, Suvarnabhumi, hypothesised to have been located somewhere in Southeast Asia.


In 2014, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport served 46,423,352 passengers, making it the busiest of the city's two international airports, the other being Bangkok Don Mueang Airport (DMK). Suvarnabhumi inherited the airport code, BKK, from Don Mueang, after the older airport ceased international operations for a number of years. Today, BKK handles most international flights, while DMK handles low-cost airlines and regional commuter flights.


Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is a hub for Asia Atlantic Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Business Air, Jet Asia Airways, Orient Thai Airlines, Thai Airways International and Thai Smile. Other airlines that fly to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport include Aeroflot, Air France, Air India, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Condor, Delta Air Lines, El Al, Emirates, Eurowings, EVA Air, Japan Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Nordwind Airlines, Okay Airways, Oman Air, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, Transaero Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Vietnam Airlines.


Cities with flights to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport include Addis Ababa, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Auckland, Bangalore, Bangladesh, Beijing, Brisbane, Brussels, Chengdu, Chennai, Chiang Mai, Colombo, Delhi, Dhaka, Dubai, Frankfurt, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Istanbul. Jakarta, Karachi, Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur, Kunming, Lahore, London, Los Angeles, Macau, Madrid, Mandalay, Manila, Melbourne, Milan, Moscow, Mumbai, Munich, Muscat, Osaka, Oslo, Paris, Penang, Perth, Phnom Penh, Phuket, Rome, Seoul, Shanghai, Siem Reap, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Taipei, Tehran, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Vienna, Yangon and Zürich.


Your best bet for a Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport transfer is a private car (preferred by many over a taxi, for the greatest security). Details on all options are included in this guide.


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 Other Items of Interest at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport


Services at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport include:


  • Spa
  • Wonderworld play area - Departures Lounge
  • A depiction of the Samudra manthan (churning of the ocean) sculpture

 

Trivia: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is located on what had formerly been known as Nong Nguhao, which means Cobra Swamp(!). The airport also has the world's tallest free-standing control tower (132.2 metres or 434 feet).




Additional Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 8 Jul 2015