Follow Thailand's history from its birth in Sukhothai to the Ayutthaya era and finally present-day Bangkok. Exploring the capital unveils a fast-paced, cosmopolitan atmosphere combined with vestiges of earlier times and peace found at the many Buddhist temples. Explore picturesque open-air markets packed with bargain souvenirs and the bustling life on the Chao Phraya River and canals which surround the city.
Central Region consists of 22 provinces(Changwats): Ang Thong, Bangkok, Chachoengsao, Chai Nat, Kanchanaburi, Lop Buri, Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Phetchaburi, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Prachinburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Ratchaburi, Sakaeo, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram, Saraburi, Sing Buri and Suphan Buri, which are located in a fertile basin having most rice farming and regarded as a rice bowl of the country.
Central Region is a land of civilization originating from the pre-historic era and had been developing continuously till Ayutthaya and Ratanakosin periods. Besides being the country's most fertile land on rice growing, the central region is also famous for its tourist attraction places, which are lied prominently on natural resources and the historic ancient remains. The prior mentioned is thick forests, high falls, caves and sea beaches, while the later is ancient ruin temples or palaces, historical places etc. In addition, central region is also the center of national communications, thus, causing it a center of tourism, which is to be decentralized to other regions too.