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Best places to visit in Thailand

Thailand is a country offering multiple different aspects. A very popular tourist destination, the country attracts visitors as much for its cultural riches as for its magnificent scenery and white sandy beaches.

Thailand actually has a great deal to offer the curious traveller, with Its capital, in particular, offering a wonderful cross-sample of what you can expect to find in the country. Bangkok is a city that simply buzzes with noise and vitality. Food stalls in the streets, trendy spots in which to party or go shopping, and not forgetting the temples, or the markets extending for kilometres – there really is something to suit every taste.

Continue on to the South and in 90 minutes you will find yourself at the beach. History buffs will probably prefer to take the road north to Ayutthaya and its temple, with all its many Buddhas. And heading further north still, Chiang Mai, the thick jungle and the area's preserved local traditions, in particular, are sure to delight lovers of tranquillity, good food and hiking.

Moving on to the southeast, fans of wide open spaces are sure to be captivated by Phang Nga Bay and its gorgeous aquatic landscapes. Phuket and Krabi, which lie in the surrounding area, are ideal destinations for fans of beaches and partying to spend some time at. And out in the Gulf of Thailand, the islands of Ko Tao,Ko Pha Ngan and Ko Samui serve as great destinations for both novice and experienced divers and anyone simply looking to enjoy the country's most beautiful beaches.

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Half-way between Bangkok and Kanchanaburi is Nakhon Pathom, the tallest stupa in the world.
Erawan National Park is a veritable treasure of Thai nature.
If you are looking for a paradise on earth, the Phi Phi island group (which includes Ko Phi Phi Lee and Ko Phi Phi Don) in the Andaman Sea is well-equipped to feature in your top ten list of options. 
Phuket (Thailand)
A world-famous island of Thailand, Phuket, which was once an important trading post for the region, today serves as an essential place to go when visiting Thailand.
Ayutthaya (Thailand)
Ayutthaya is a city listed as UNESCO World Heritage located one and a half hours from Thailand's capital.
Chiang Rai is a town perched in the mountains in the northern part of the country, near the border between Laos and Myanmar and the famous Golden Triangle. 
Krabi (Thailand)
Situated in the south of Thailand, Krabi is a tourist hotspot in the south-eastern part of the country and it is an interesting base from which you can go off to explore the islands and beautiful beaches.
In the south of Thailand, a few kilometers from Krabi, is Ao Nang, a small colorful coastal town.
Mae Hong Son looks Burmese in appearance and is a typical northwest Thai town. It is a charming and culturally interesting destination, and an enjoyable place to visit and explore.
Discovered by chance, Ban Chiang is one of Thailand's Unesco World Heritage sites where objects tell the story of former inhabitants of this region.
Bang Pa In is a small village south of Ayutthaya Historical Park, mainly known and visited because of the royal summer palace located there.
Thailand's capital offers a joyful mixture of both out-and-out modernity and history.
Chiang Saen is a little peaceful village in northern Thailand located on the banks of the Mekong, across from Laos. The many temple ruins in and around the town testify to the historical importance of Chiang Saen.
Doi Mae Salong (or Mae Salong) is a small village nestling in the mountains in the north of Thailand, just a few kilometers from the Chinese border.
Haad Yao is a white sand beach on the north of the island of Koh Phangan. 
130 km from Bangkok, the famous River Kwai flows peacefully under its even more famous bridge.
Kamphaeng Phet is not as well known as Sukhothai and is a lot less touristy: perfect for those who like to experience the typical charm and tranquility of Thailand.
If you enjoy the great outdoors, primary forests, wildlife and plants then you'll love this nature holiday in the heart of one of the country's biggest national parks.
During your Thailand trip, there is a large choice of beaches, but Koh Hong has a special charm.
A Thai island lost among the others, Ko Lanta is a jewel of a place: less visited, and offering a relaxed, family atmosphere.
Koh Panak is a small island located in the prettiest bay in Thailand, Phang Nga Bay.
Koh Samui is the second biggest island in Thailand.
A small village with wooden houses and rice fields surrounded by a river, with a unique spirit. It's Mae Sariang.
Muang Boran literally means "ancient town"... It's a park deliberately shaped like Thailand, which aims to give you a tour of Thailand by bringing together in one spot reproductions of temples and famous sights from the all over the country.
Nai Yang is a large beach on the northwest coast of Phuket. 
Nakhon Si Thammarat is a big town in the south of Thailand, generally overlooked by tourists, or the foreign ones anyway!
Phayao (Thailand)
Far from the majority of tourist routes, Phayao is a small town located on the banks of the homonym lake.
Phrao (Thailand)
Phrao is a crossing point during a visit to the Golden Triangle, but don't judge this little town too much.
Si Satchanalai is a Historical Park similar to the one at Sukhothai, 50 kilometers to the south, and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site..
Amid the Thai jungle stands this small place where the Akkha tribe lives, fighting to maintain their traditions in the news.

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