Bangkok - Thewet & Dusit (PDF Chapter)
This is the Thewet & Dusit chapter from Lonely Planet’s Bangkok guidebook.
Thewet has the hectic, buzzy feel often associated with Bangkok: relentless traffic, throngs of civil servants and school kids, and a soggy market. Dusit, on the other hand, is possibly Bang-kok’s most orderly district, home to tree-lined avenues and regal monuments.
- witness Victorian sense and Thai sensibilities merge in the fairy-tale-like former royal en-clave of Dusit Palace Park
- cheer on Thai boxing – the sport that makes Steven Seagal look as soft as a pillow – at the county’s most venerable and prestigious venue, Rajadamnern Stadium
- enjoy tasty, breezy, open-air dining at the area’s riverside restaurants such as Khinlom Chom Sa-Phan
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment.
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