20 Enthralling Facts To Know About Thailand Before Planning A Trip!
Today’s fast paced corporate world hardly spares anybody! People love to go on holidays and vacations, the limiting factor being leaves and time. Vacation is required by everyone to unwind from the stresses of life! People have different choices regarding the idea for going on a vacation because some prefer hill stations, while some like beaches. These days, Thailand is one of the hottest destinations among tourists and even newly wed couples prefer to go there for spending a quality time.
Thailand is a wonderful collection of beaches! It is also renowned for its delicious and finger licking food and scenic beauty. So before you plan your next trip to the ‘Land of White Elephants’, it is important to increase your knowledge about the place and some more interesting facts that will surely make your trip even more amazing.
1. World’s largest golden Buddha statue is also in Thailand
Buddhism is the only and main religion of Thailand. 95 per cent of the population follow and practice this religion.
2. World’s tallest hotel
There are many things in Thailand, like world’s largest gold Buddha, the largest crocodile farm, the largest restaurant, the longest single-span suspension bridge, and the world’s tallest hotel, which make it different from other tourist countries of the world thereby increasing its charm for people planning a visit.
3. Most Populated Country
Thailand is counted as the world’s 20th most populated country, and it is very quite near to 67 million people.
4. Never Colonized by a European Nation
It is the only country in South-East Asia that was never colonized by a European nation. Big thing this!
5.World record of longest line washed plates
Thailand has also set the world record of ‘the longest line of washed plates’ in January 2014 when 40,800 washed plates were lined up. This line stretched for nearly 7 miles. The Unilever Thai Trading Ltd. had set this world record.