Fodor's Citypack Bangkok's 25 Best, 3rd Edition

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  • Copyright: 2005-07-05
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25 Best Bets in Bangkok - Plus a Full Color, Pull-Out Map And the Best of the Rest Best temples and shrines Best spas and treatments Best markets and malls Best Thai eateries Everything you need to explore Bangkok. Top lodging and dining picks for every budget Stunning temples, from Wat Phra Kaeo, with its Emerald Buddha, to Wat Po, with its giant Reclining Buddha The best foodin established restaurants, innovative eateries, lively food stalls, and Thai cooking classes What kids like: royal white elephants in Dusit Zoo, kite flying in Royal Field, boat rides on the Chao Phraya Life's pleasures, from Thai massage, to shopping for silk, to a night of bar-hopping Side trips to Ayutthaya, River Kwai, and Muang Boran

Author Biography

Sylvie Franquet and Anthony Sattin, accomplished travel guidebook writers, have been visiting Bangkok for many years.

Table of Contents

Planning Ahead, Getting Therep. 4
Living Bangkokp. 8
Bangkok's Top 25 Sightsp. 25
Royal Barge Museump. 26
Klong Bangkok Yaip. 27
Wat Ra Kangp. 28
Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn)p. 29
Mae Nam Chao Phraya (Chao Phraya river)p. 30
Grand Palacep. 31
Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)p. 32
Pipitaphan (National Museum)p. 33
Sanam Luang (Royal Field)p. 34
Wat Pop. 35
Talaad Pak Klongp. 36
Wat Prayoonp. 37
Wat Saketp. 38
Chinatownp. 39
Phra Thi Nang Wimanmek (Vimanmek Palace)p. 40
Oriental Hotelp. 41
Wat Traimit (Temple of the Golden Buddha)p. 42
Baan Jim Thompson (Jim Thompson's House)p. 43
Thanon Patpong (Patpong Road)p. 44
Wang Suan Pakkadp. 45
Saan Phra Phrom (Erawan Shrine)p. 46
Suan Lumphini (Lumphini Park)p. 47
Chatuchak Weekend Marketp. 48
Thanon Sukhumwit (Sukhumwit Road)p. 49
Baan Kam Thieng (Kam Thieng's House)p. 50
Bangkok's Bestp. 51
Where top. 63
Travel Factsp. 89
Indexp. 94
Credits and Acknowledgmentsp. 96
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