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CULTURE BANGKOK - CULTURE BANGKOK THAILAND

Bangkok Culture ThailandBangkok Culture - You will enjoy all there is in the way of culture in this city. Talk to some of the people that live there and you will find that they love all the offerings that their city has to offer. There are many theatre groups and traditional dance groups that have performances around the city. So if you love to watch the dancers and actors you will be in for a treat. The city also has its own orchestra, the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra for all the music lovers.

The Thailand Cultural Centre, Ratchadaphisek Road (tel: (02) 247 0028) have a variety of international cultural performances, including classical music, dance, ballet and pop concerts. You will need to call ahead to see what shows will be playing during the times that you are visiting. Be sure to book your tickets early as the shows almost always sell out and very early. The National Theatre, Rachini Road (tel: (02) 224 1342) also has many shows too.

Other Cultural Events in the city include the birthdays of the King and Queen of Thailand are widely celebrated throughout Bangkok. There is also a Royal Barge Procession that is incredibly spectacular. The last one was held in 1999 and there were 52 of the elegantly carved barges rowed by thousands of costumed oarsmen for a fantastic sight.

There are plenty of Museums in Bangkok where you can visit and admire all the wonderful works of art. Be sure to take in as many of them as you can. Visit the history and art museums and spend some hours soaking up all the culture inside the buildings. Culture is everywhere in Bangkok so get out there and enjoy all that you can. You will be very glad when you take in as many of the cultural aspects that you can in the city.