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Bangkok Travel guide
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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
Conveniently located in downtown Bangkok's shopping district and steps away from the BTS SkyTrain National Stadium station and the airport rail link, Mercure Bangkok Siam offers 189 contemporary Superior, Suite and Privilege rooms. Facilities include..
392/44 Siam Square Soi 6 T - BANGKOK
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Located in downtown Bangkok, Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square is perfect for a business or leisure trip. Conference facilities make this hotel a great choice for meetings and functions. Take a dip in the pool and enjoy refreshments from our Splash Pool..
Rama 1 Wangmai T - BANGKOK
Located in the heart of downtown Bangkok, ibis Bangkok Siam is just steps from the convenience of the BTS SkyTrain National Stadium station and the airport rail link. Guests are in walking distance of some of the city's best shopping malls, including..
Leisure activities Bangkok
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..
Explore the protected green landscapes of Khao Yai National Park on a full-day guided excursion from Bangkok. The ideal city escape for those looking to get back to nature during their stay in Bangkok. You'll have the opportunity to sample indigenous..
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..