The prestigious US magazine Travel + Leisure has named Bangkok the best city in Asia, and third best in the world….
The prestigious US magazine Travel + Leisure has named Bangkok the best city in Asia, and third best in the world.
Bangkok`s Peninsula Hotel was voted best in the world and six other hotels in Thailand were in the world`s top 100 – The Oriental, Regent, Shangri La, Royal Orchid Sheraton (Bangkok) the Amanpuri ( Phuket) and Regent Resort and Spa (Chiang Mai). The Oriental, which won the title a record three times (1996,1999 and 2000) is on Bangkok`s Chao Phraya directly opposite the Peninsula.
Phuket was named second best island in Asia (behind Bali). The most popular cities in Asia after Bangkok were Hanoi, Hong Kong. Kyoto and Shanghai. The world`s best city, according to the magazine, is Sydney.
The cities were rated by attractions, arts and culture, cuisine, friendliness, shopping and value for money.
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