A huge and sprawling city stretched along the banks of the mighty Chao Phraya River, Bangkok is proudly home to more than 6 million people. The Thai call it Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or ‘The City of Angels’, and this remarkable place is everything and more than you would imagine an Asian city to be.

Somehow bewildered, as if it could not decide whether to continue growing its controversial reputation or stick to the ancient tradition of the peaceful Buddhist Kingdom.

On the one hand, Bangkok is an exciting ultramodern metropolis, often associated with sex-tourism and endless nightlife, yet on the other one, it traces its roots to the powerful Siamese Empire of Ayutthaya, and the great history is evident at every corner.

Nonetheless, ranked as the World`s Best City, there is no doubt that Bangkok fascinates.