Things to see and do - Bangkok
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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 t..
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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 deco..
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. No..
8-2 Rangnam Road T - BANGKOK
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"Located in the heart of Bangkok, steps from the sky train, airport train and connected to King Power duty free shopping mall, Pullman Bangkok King Power Hotel offers a resort experience in central Bangkok. Indulge in our 6 fashionable bars and ..
5 Siripong RD, Samranrat, Pranakorn, Bangkok T - Bangkok
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Located on Khaosan Road, Sri Krungthep Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Grand Palace. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. The property features massage services and free public parking. The hotel is a 20-minute drive from MBK Department S..
320 Silom Road T - BANGKOK
Prix Prices from : 1870 THB
"The hotel is minutes away from Bangkok's famous nightlife district; Patpong and Silom Soi 2 & Soi 4 as well as shopping destinations; Siam Paragon, Central World and Platinum Shopping Mall. Featuring 216 of Novotel's newly-designed guestrooms a..
Leisure activities Bangkok
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The Ancient City is a park that has been called the world's largest outdoor museum, with accurately and meticulously recreated replicas of Thailand's most historically significant structures. The Ancient City offers over 300 lush acres designed in t..
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The ancient Siamese capitol of Ayutthaya celebrates its glorious past with historical exhibitions, traditional cultural processions and entertainment, and light and sound presentations. Popular with history buffs and archaeologists, world travelers ..
The Royal Grand Palace is an astonishing 60-acre Bangkok landmark featuring spectacular Thai architecture with temples and pagodas, and the magnificent Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Begun in 1782, the Royal Grand Palace is Bangkok's most famous land..