King Rama IV would have never realised his move to connect Taachin River in Samutsakorn Province and Maklong River in Samutsongkram Province together would result in a one of kind floating market that would live on for years and go on to attract scores of tourists to see the aura of market agenda being displayed on boats atop a canal.

Bangkok, the thriving city of exotic Thailand is surely one of a kind. Best know today as a tourist hot spot this place has much to offer its guests and the variety on the platter is quite definitely wide in terms of array and nature. From the ardent back packer to the elegant sight seer, the multi-faceted options serve to scintillate and thrill the whole span of your stay. From opulent royal palaces and beautiful temples, many museums and places of worship contribute to the vast cultural and historical dearth of options to choose from. Dining and shopping experiences offer a myriad range of choices to suit every desire and budget. Bangkok is also renowned for its electrifying and dynamic nightlife. The Khao San Road is a world apart, set aside for the back packer community. Full of budget accommodation, trinket boutiques, material shops, bars and cafes this place can disappoint one only in terms of its humid weather.

Amongst the numerous floating markets throughout the country, the legendary floating market of Damnoen Saduak is the world of agriculturists who grow their wares and market it on the canal by which side they live. Said to be the largest pagoda in Southeast Asia, the thickly populated line up of small boats laden with every possible vegetable and fruit imaginable, offers a different appeal to the traveller as they come face to face with the locals. Bargaining is a must to obtain your purchases at affordable prices. The vibrantly attired merchants paddle along the highly congested canals in sturdy canoes laden with their fresh wares to sell to shoppers on the banks. Situated around 100 kilometres southwest of Bangkok, this pulsating market is at its peak in the mornings.

To wind down after all this activity a luxury Bangkok hotel is an ideal choice to refresh and relax your senses from the hive of activity you have been through. The Metropolitan Bangkok is an award winning Bangkok luxury hotel where one can retire to in luxury and be pampered with exotic restaurants, cool lighted ambience and personalized service. With a variety of accommodation options to choose from this repose is in easy access to the city but secluded enough to give you space to tune off.