Thailand's Islands & Beaches - Bangkok & Around (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Bangkok chapter from Lonely Planet’s Thailand’s Islands & Beaches guidebook.

If all you want to do is kick back on a beach, Bangkok might seem like a transit burden full of concrete towers instead of palm trees. But it’s shockingly easy to succumb to Bangkok’s conveniences, sophistication and fast pace.

  • bask in the glow of all that gold at Wat Phra Kaew & Grand Palace
  • maps
  • take in the immense Buddha statue at Wat Pho
  • transport
  • skip between sightseeing spots on a cruise of Thonburi’s canals
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.

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