Thailand's Islands & Beaches - Bangkok & Around (PDF Chapter)
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
- take in the immense Buddha statue at Wat Pho
- 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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