The Rough Guide to Bangkok by Rough Guides

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The tough advisor to Bangkok is the last word shuttle consultant to this frenetic urban, with full-color maps and distinct assurance of the entire most sensible Bangkok points of interest. Get encouraged to find Bangkok's highlights with dozens of colour photographs of key sights just like the royal temples and palaces of Ratanakos, the colourful week marketplace at Chatuchak, hushed golden temples, and ultra-hip dressmaker boutiques.

The tough consultant to Bangkok contains sections on exploring Bangkok by means of boat in addition to a language part with simple phrases, words and convenient counsel for pronunciation. special old details covers the must-see attractions, and sensible suggestion is helping you get round the urban. You'll locate updated details on tours, together with journeys to the grandiose ruins of Ayutthaya and the conflict attractions alongside the River Kwai, in addition to updated descriptions of the easiest motels, bars, golf equipment, retailers, and eating places for all budgets.

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