Bangkok Thailand History
Thailand may be known as the land of smiles, but Bangkok is known for being hot, hot hot hot, and that's because it's hot. Thonburi, which is located in the present city of Bangkok, became the new Thai capital after the fall of Ayutthaya to the Burmese in 1767. Bangkok dates back to the 15th century when it began as a small village.
In 1769, General Taskin, King of the Great, succeeded in reuniting Thailand, and a series of decrees in 1971 and 1972 led to the formation of what is now Bangkok, officially known as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon. When General Chulaloke Rama I succeeded him in 1782, a new capital, known as Rattanakosin Island, was founded on the settlement side of the island, popularly known as Bangkok. Today, the city covers a total area of more than 1.5 million square kilometers.
When Bangkok became the capital, the history of the city coincided with Thai history and became a primate city of Thailand. Bangkok grew rapidly over the years and developed into the largest city in the country with a population of more than 1.5 million people.
The first recognized Thai state was the Kingdom of Ayutthaya, followed by Prathet Thai (Thai: Thammasat Thai), the first state of the Thai Empire. Under the rule of Rama IX, the country's name was officially changed in 1946 by Siam in Thailand, which was defined by Thailand as Thai. "Thai" means "Pratchet" in Thai, which means "land" and "Thai" means free, which refers to the Thai race. The Thai alphabet was invented to mark the writing of written historical records in the early years of Thai history.
The city, which is now called Bangkok, has been under the rule of Ayutthaya since the early 15th century. Chao Phraya flows through the Bangkok, Noi, Bangkok and Yai canals and forms a large loop in which the city is located. At that time, these two places were the most important ports for ships and ports that sailed to and from the former capital of Thailand, which was then called Siam.
As the airport is located outside the city, visitors travelling to Bangkok must arrange transportation to and from Bangkok. Rattanakosin, surrounded by the Chao Phraya River and canals, is one of Thailand's most popular tourist destinations and the country's second largest city. The rest of your adventure will give your feet and mind a break before you head back to the three-wheeled vehicles that came to Thailand after World War II and became synonymous with the cities of Bangkok, such as Chulalongkorn, Chonburi, Phuket and Chiang Mai.
Bangkok is just a small village on the western bank of the Chao Phraya River and remains one of Thailand's most popular tourist destinations and the country's second largest city. Known as rattanakosin, which means "place of olives and plums" in Thai, Bangkok soon became a popular destination for tourists and tourists from all over the world, including the United States and Europe. Cut off from the canals that connect it with the Theao Phraysa River, Bangkok was founded as an island city, which earned it the name "Venice in the East."
The Chinese population has been present in Bangkok for a long time and intermarriage between Chinese and Thai people is common and accepted. There is a small population of Mon in central Thailand, Urdu-speaking people in the southern part of the country and there is also a Korean community in Thailand's southernmost province of Khon Kaen. Modern scientists discuss the final origins, as much of Muay Thai's history was lost when the Burmese plundered Ayudhaya (Siam), the capital of Thailand, in the 14th century. It now seems that the Thais originated here and throughout Thailand and were later dispersed to various parts of Asia, including China.
Northern Thailand was once occupied by the ancient Lanna Empire, which stretched from Chiang Mai to Lampang, Lamphun and Phayao. After the Burmese army had captured Ayutthaya in 1767, the capital Siam (Thailand) was moved to Thonburi. The capital was relocated to its present location in Bangkok, Thailand's capital, in 1769 after being looted and burned down by Burmese. In the 14th and 15th centuries it moved back and forth between Thailand and Burma before being looted and burned again, as it is called today in Thailand.
Ayutthaya was a key point in Thailand's history until 1767, when the Burmese, after many attempts, broke through the walls and burned down the city.
In 1833, the United States and Thailand, which in 1938 was called Thailand, began the so-called Military Alliance Southeast Asia - Pacific Economic Cooperation (SEATO). In 1955, SEATEO's headquarters were established in Bangkok, and Thailand offered the United States the use of its military bases. One bar, Patpong Soi Cowboy, which is made in American style, is a lasting legacy of Bangkok at that time and offers Americans good food. The conquest of what is now central Thailand (Srivijaya and Cambodia) by the Burmese at the end of the 19th century contributed to the rise of Thailand, which became known as Siam.