Manila vs. Bangkok – Bangkok Wins Hands Down
Manila vs. Bangkok – Streets By Day
The two capitals are frequently compared as travel destinations in Southeast Asia.
Manila is the economic and political capital of the Philippines, home to extensive commerce and some of the most historically and culturally significant landmarks in the country. It was listed as a global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network in 2012.
Manila’s top attractions include:
2. Manila Contemporary
3. Greenbelt Chapel
4. Dynastic Museums
Bangkok is the capital and the most populous city of Thailand. It is an international hub for transport and health care, and is emerging as a regional center for the arts, fashion and entertainment. The city is known for its vibrant street life and cultural landmarks, as well as its red-light districts. Bangkok is among the world’s top tourist destinations. It is named the most visited city in MasterCard’s Global Destination Cities Index, and was named “World’s Best City” for four consecutive years by Travel + Leisure magazine.
Bangkok’s top attractions include:
1. Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew
2. Wat Pho
3. Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)
4. Floating Market
6. Khao San Road