After the burning of Ayutthaya in 1767, Bangkok was made the capital of Siam in 1782 by King Rama I. Ever since, the city has grown into a national treasure as well as one of the most visited places in Southeast Asia. Bangkok is famous for its majestic temples and palaces, floating markets, nightlife, foot massage, and especially its delicate cuisine. The city can fulfill all the wishes of a typical traveler, from spiritual nourishment to exotic entertainment. For more curious ones, you can take day trips to Ayutthaya or Kanchanaburi to learn more about Thai history and culture. But if you really want to know what Bangkok means to the Thai people, take our local guides with you!