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The huge metropolis of Bangkok is fascinating for its mix of the traditional and the modern. On the western bank of the River Chao Phraya, the Thonburi district, criss-crossed by a maze of khlong (canals), seems to have changed little over the centuries, with its floating markets and houses on stilts. The eastern bank, on the other hand, is home to most of the tourist sights (along the river) and the business district, and is a constant hive of noise and activity. You’ll appreciate the peace and quiet of the city’s 400 temples and its museums, which are home to some fine examples of Siamese art.
Tourist attractions Bangkok : Things to see and do
Th. Na Phra Lan T - Bangkok
It was on a meander of the River Chao Phraya that Rama I decided to build his capital in 1782, leaving the site of Thonburi chosen by his predecessor. Here he built the splendid Wat Phra Kaeo and the Grand Palace, both of which are striking for their..
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The royal chapel (ubosot) serves as a backdrop to one of the most sacred objects in Thailand, the Emerald Buddha (actually made of jade), at whose feet worshippers leave flowers, incense and other offerings. With its polychrome roofs, gilded decor an..
Th. Thai Wang T - Bangkok
The oldest temple in Thailand, Wat Pho is also home to the country's most important school of medicine and traditional massage. It owes its renown to its impressive reclining Buddha (46m long and 15m high), which is completely covered with gold. Note..
927 Rama 1 Road Wangmai T - BANGKOK
The Mercure Bangkok Siam is conveniently located in the heart of Bangkok's shopping district and steps away from the National Stadium BTS. Explore the numerous shopping malls just a quick walk away at MBK, Siam Center, Siam Discovery, Siam Paragon, C..
392/44 Siam Square Soi 6 T - BANGKOK
The Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square is a 4-star hotel in the vibrant centre of Bangkok. With 431 well appointed rooms, this is the perfect destination for both business trips and holidays. Guests can relax by the pool, or be tempted by the delicious c..
8-2 Rangnam Road T - BANGKOK
Call it the best of two worlds: resort-style comfort in the heart of Thailand's capital city. The Pullman Bangkok King Power's ultra-modern meeting facilities and large infinity pool have an undeniable appeal, but don't forget to make time for Bangko..
Leisure activities Bangkok
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Kanchanaburi's famous Bridge on the River Kwai and the beginning of the Death Railway is a poignant reminder of the thousands of POW's and forced laborers who lost their lives in the Second World War. This full day guided tour from Bangkok also inclu..
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Treat yourself and your loved ones with a 2.5 hour evening cruise along Bangkok's Chao Phraya river. Watch river life go by and feast on a Thai dinner feast as the band on board entertains you. Highlights Instant Confirmation Travel by boat a..
Visit the Ayutthaya temples on a cultural day trip from Bangkok, it's a highlight of any Thailand visit. The tour to the ancient capital of Siam includes a trip by riverboat, a must-do activity when you're in Bangkok, with close-up views of the templ..