Bangkok, also known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, is the capital city of Thailand. It is located in Choa Praya river, one of the most important rivers in Southeast Asia. The metropolis is well-known for its ornate shrines, Buddhist temples, riverside life, floating markets, vibrant nightlife, street food and so much more. As being the political, economic, cultural, culinary, and spiritual capital of country, Bangkok features the great harmonization between old-world charm and modern city. You can take the city skytrain or subway transportation to heart of the city and get to see fabulous urban modernization, or you can ride on a long-tail speedboat or a Choa Praya ferry to explore riverside life, opulent Grand Palace and several sacred Emerald Buddha temples along the river. Here is the list of sights highly recommended to check out in Bangkok.