Saturday, December 5, 2020

40 Vintage Photos That Shows Everyday Life in Bangkok, Thailand in the 1960s

 


Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand. The city occupies 1,568.7 square 

kilometres (605.7 sq mi) in the Chao Phraya River delta in central Thailand.


The city grew rapidly during the 1960s through the 1980s and now exerts a significant impact 

on Thailand's politics, economy, education, media and modern society.


The city is known for its street life and cultural landmarks, as well as its red-light 

districts. The Grand Palace and Buddhist temples including Wat Arun and Wat Pho stand in 

contrast with other tourist attractions such as the nightlife scenes of Khaosan Road and 

Patpong.


Bangkok is among the world's top tourist destinations, and has been named the world's most 

visited city in several rankings.


Take a look at these old photos to see what everyday life of Bangkok looked like in the 1960s.







































































































































































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