Bangkok - Banglamphu (Chapter)
This is the Banglamphu chapter from Lonely Planet's Bangkok guidebook.
Leafy lanes, antique shophouses, buzzing wet markets and golden temples convene in Banglamphu – easily the city's most quintessential 'Bangkok' neighbourhood. It's a quaint postcard picture of the city that used to be… until you stumble on Th Khao San, the intergalactic backpacker melting pot that's anything but traditional.
- V0isit Th Khao San: more than just freaks in dreadlocks and fisherman pants, it's a unique cultural melting pot with something for (almost) everyone
- Take in the panoramic views of old Bangkok from Golden Mount.
- Sit and gazing at the huge Buddha and skyhigh murals in Wat Suthat
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sleeping and Sports & Activities.
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