What was Bangkok called?

What does Mahanakorn mean?

Meaning “Great Metropolis” in Thai, MahaNakhon will be 314 meters high, earning its place as the tallest building in Thailand when completed at the end of 2015.

How do you say Bangkok in Thai?

This would either be ‘krung thep maha nakhon’ (กรุงเทพมหานคร) or just ‘krung thep’ (กรุงเทพ).

What does the word Krung Thep mean?

a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country.

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