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Do you know Thailand?
Things to know about Thailand
Thailand is the only country in Southeast Asia to not be colonized. In Thai language, the country name is Prathet Thai, which translates to
'Land of the Free.'
The world knows Bangkok as “Bangkok.” To Thai people, Bangkok is known as Krung Thep. It’s real name is one of the longest names of a place in the world, made up of Pali and Sanskrit root words:
Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit
What does that name mean? It means “City of Angels, Great City of Immortals, Magnificent City of the Nine Gems, Seat of the King, City of Royal Palaces, Home of Gods Incarnate, Erected by Visvakarman at Indra’s Behest.”
|National emblem||Emblem of Thailand|
|National flag||Flag of Thailand|
|National currency||Thai baht|
|National animal||Thai elephant|
|National aquatic animal||Siamese fighting fish|
|National bird||Siamese fireback|
|National flower||Golden shower flower|
(Cassia fistula Linn.)
|National architecture||Sala Thai|
Thailand's government is a constitutional monarchy, which means there is a King and Royal Family as well as a government. Each citizen and guest of the Kingdom must respect this fact. The country has many laws that must be followed by locals and foreigners. No one should show any disrespect towards the King or the Royal Family or one could be charged under the 'les majesty rule' and be sent to jail for treason.
If you wish to visit some of the temples of Thailand, there are around 35,000 of them throughout the country. Please remember have respect when visiting these places of worship and remember to wear modest clothing (no shorts, no tank-tops, no dresses above the knee)
Thailand is home to about 10% of all animal species on the planet. Thailand is also home to many species of birds, more than Europe and America combined. You can also find the largest fish, the whale shark, and the smallest mammal, the bumblebee bat, if you are lucky.
Travel To Siam University
There are several public transportation means available for traveling around Siam University and Bangkok, which include taxi, bus, van, motorcycle, motorized tricycle (tuk tuk), BTS (sky train), or MRT (underground train).
Getting to Siam University from the Airport
Taxi counters are found on the ground floor of the arrival area of the airport. The approximate cost from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Siam University is 300 – 400 Thai Baht, all costs included.
There are no way to accurately measure the distance or time due to traffic and routes taken by the taxi driver.
By Sky Train via Airport Link:
The Airport Link is found in the bottom floor of the Airport after you exit customs. Students should travel from Suvarnabhumi Station to Phaya Thai Station; interchange with BTS sky train to Siam Station, transfer to Bang Wa Line to get to the Bang Wa Station. The University is around 500 meters away from the Bang Wa Station.
For more information on the BTS:
Accommodation Around Siam University
Siam University does not offer accommodations on campus.
Student accommodation is readily available around vicinity at very affordable prices ranging from 2,500 Thai Baht to 15,500 Thai Baht, paid by cash or bank transfers only. Rates may vary based on location, size, facilities, security, etc. Optional renting periods are offered per day / per month / per year and the rooms are usually furnished.
In most cases, the complex offices can help you connect to the owners of the rooms, of who are the contracts are signed with.
It is highly recommended that students locate accommodation close to the university to avoid the congestion of traffic, which can become frustrating at times.
To see some of the condos for rent around Siam University, please follow the link below: