Culture and Heritage

The unique cultural heritage can be noticed by visitors in various parts of the country as it witnesses the various influences that have been affected the Kingdom of Thailand over its long history. This is perhaps due to the past glories first seen by visitors as they are found in many Buddhist temples in Bangkok and their artistic, humanitarian treasures. When getting far from Bangkok which built in 1782, one can follow so long and glorious bygone eras precedent to the construction of Bangkok by thousands of years.

Diversity and Multiplicity: they are the essence of life in Thailand. The beauty of nature is not limited to its beaches and islands, but its hills and mountains, forests, rivers and waterfalls constitute a beautiful natural landscape quite different from the life in the city or in the resorts. In addition, it is easy to reach Thai countryside which adds another horizon to the beauty of Thai nature.

Ceremonies and festivals

It is an important aspect of Thai life as it gives the visitor a precious opportunity to enjoy the different aspects of Thai heritage and culture, especially in rural areas where seasonal festivals and celebrations are held to be short vacations aimed at resting from the agricultural works..

There are other festivals such as plowing festival which is held in Bangkok to predict the abundance of the crop of rice annually. Another festival is Elephant Round-up Festival held in Surin giving an invaluable opportunity to know more about the customs, traditions and rituals that govern the lives of people in the country since a long ago.

Thai boxing

is locally called Muay Thai. It is the most popular sport in the state as it is one of the authentic local sports.


Thailand is one of the major destinations for golfers where it is visited annually by players from about 77 countries.

Thailand has more than 200 golf course designed on the international standard.

This sport is becoming increasingly popular among the middle class and foreigners working in Thailand, in addition to weightlifting, taekwondo, and Olympic boxing.


Thai Football Association was established on 25th of April 1916, where football has witnessed a great development. The National Team has a track record of achievements, where it occupied the third place in the Asian Nations Cup in 1972, and participated in the Summer Olympics competition (twice), and the Asian Games (four times).

Stadiums: Rajamangala Stadium is one of the largest sports facilities in Bangkok with capacity of 65,000 spectators. It also has a track for athletics and many sporting events such as the Asian Games in 1998, and the World Cup for women under 20 years old in 2004 were held on it.

Rajamangala National Stadium located in Bangkok is one of largest sports facilities with capacity of 65,000 spectators. It is a multi-use stadium includes track for athletics. Many of major events such as the Asian Games in 1998 and the World Cup for women under 20 years old in 2004 were held in it.

Sovacala Sai Stadium located in Bangkok was opened in 1935 with capacity of 35,000 spectators. It is a multi-use stadium.