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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
T - Bangkok
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..
Th. Bamrung Muang T - Bangkok
Bangkok boasts more than 400 wat, each with its own distinctive characteristics. The 19C Wat Sathut houses the largest wihan (main chapel) in the Thai capital, which is home to an imposing 8m-high gilded bronze Buddha from Sukhothai. The frescoes dep..
117/39-40 Phaya Thai Road T - BANGKOK
VIE Hotel Bangkok, a chic design hotel, conveniently located in the heart of the city, consisting of 154 duplex and spacious rooms & suites. Just steps away from the BTS Skytrain Ratchathewi station and within walking distance of a range from budget ..
392/44 Siam Square Soi 6 T - BANGKOK
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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..
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..
Leisure activities Bangkok
Venture from the exotic and colorful Bangkok on a day trip to the countryside and visit Damnoen Saduak floating markets. You'll experience rural Thai culture at its best and cruise right up to vendors selling local produce for an up-close glimpse of ..
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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..
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Thailand is predominantly a Buddhist country with around 95% of Thai's practicing the Theravada discipline of Buddhism. On this half-day guided tour you will visit three of the most famous wat's (the local name for temple) in Bangkok - Wat Traim..