The familiar and the exotic constantly collide in Bangkok: megamalls sit side-by-side 200-year-old village homes; gold-spired Buddhist temples share space with neon-lit strips of sleaze; slow-moving traffic is passed by long-tail river boats; and streets lined with food carts are overlooked by glitzy rooftop restaurants.
Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Bangkok, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice:
• Inspirational images, 3D illustrations, city walks and recommendations from our expert authors.
• Planning features and top itineraries to help you plan the perfect trip.
• Local secrets and hidden travel gems that will make your trip unique.
• Plus an in-depth food section, a Grand Palace guide, shopping secrets and excursions from Bangkok.
Coverage includes: Plan Your Trip, Ko Ratanakosin & Thonburi, Banglamphu, Thewet & Dusit, Chinatown, Siam, Square, Pratunam, Ploenchit & Ratchathewi, Riverside, Silom & Lumphini, Sukhumvit, Greater Bangkok, Day Trips from Bangkok, Understand Bangkok and Survival Guide.