Tourist Attractions of Thailand for TEFL Teachers
Thailand is a very popular tourist destination, which is visited by tourists from all around the world regularly. This South East Asian country is famous for its lovely beaches and turquoise water. Thailand is not only known for incredible natural beauty but it also has a very rich culture and history, the remnants of which can be seen all over the city. It is also a major shopping destination having a number of great malls in the city of Bangkok. While visiting Thailand, the other most significant thing which fascinated tourists is the delectable Thai food. Sea food made with oriental spices prepared in Thai style is a favorite of all visitors to this country.
Some of the major tourist attractions of Thailand are given below.
Phuket is a tropical paradise and the most popular tourist destination of Thailand. It is an island located on the Andaman Sea which is also known as the’ Pearl of the South’. The beautiful, white pristine beach and the crystal clear water is perfect for all kinds of beach and water activities. There are some great hotels in Phuket and while staying here the visitors are also able to visit various other beaches and islands.
The city of Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and also a major tourist destination. This metropolitan city has a perfect blend of the east and the west. This city is home to about four hundred beautiful Buddhist temples and traditional palaces. The Chao Phraya River flows through the city giving it the name’ Venice of the East’. This city also has some great shopping malls and markets where you can get a good deal.
Pattaya is a popular tourist destination of Thailand having a beautiful beaches and exciting nightlife. The city does not have a very good reputation and it is known as the Sin City of Asia and has the wildest nightlife in Thailand. There are some great fast food joints in this region and many options to join in some exciting and interesting activities.
Koh Samui is another gorgeous island in Thailand which is very popular with the backpackers. It is cosmopolitan place having lot of visitors each year from foreign countries. There are various types of accommodations in Koh Samui from low budget cottages to chic luxury hotels.
Chiang Mai is the cultural capital of Thailand. It is beautiful hill station and home to the tribal of Thailand. Here one can witness the original culture of the Thai people. In Chiang Mai, the tourists can enjoy great Thai food and original Thai massage. This city is also a famous shopper’s paradise.
The island of Krabi is the newest hot tourist destination of Thailand. There are some gorgeous beaches here which are not very crowded and are very clean. This island is also located on the Andaman Sea near Phuket.
There are many things to see in Thailand like dance dramas puppet shows, concerts and ballets. The culture of this oriental country is extremely rich so while in Thailand do not forget to visit the cultural centers to get the true essence of the country.