In this episode of the Tips for Travellers show Gary Bembridge shares observations, advice and tips for visitors to the capital of Thailand: Bangkok.
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The show covers the following and more:
Getting there Major gateway and also connections hub with most international Travelelers coming in via Suvanathmi international airportGetting around
Must see things to doSights are fairly concentrated in one area close to each otherWat Phra Kaew and Royal Grand Palace ComplexGrand PalaceIncluding some key buildings:Borombhiman HallAmarin Vinitchai Throne RoomChakri Maha PrasatDusit Maha PrasatEmerald Buddha temple - Housed inside the Wat Pra KaeoRoyal Thai Decorations and Coin PavillionWat PhoClose by is oldest and largest temple in Bangkok - contains country's largest reclining BuddhaGolden BuddhaHoused in Wat Traimit - 5,5 ton Solid gold Buddha - 3 metres high
Wat ArunTemple of Dawn named after Indian god of dawn
Museums:Dolls museum National museumJim Thompson HouseRoyal Barge MuseumShoppingBargaining expected in markets Chinatown and Little IndiaBangkok floating market Central World MarketPatpongRed light district