22 Walks in Bangkok

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Take a series of unforgettable strolls down the back lanes of historic Bangkok. Bangkok Thailand is one of the world's greatest cities and a leading tourist destination, visited by millions each year. It can be a bewildering place also for first-time visitors, not knowing what to expect, encounter endless boulevards connected by a vast maze of tiny side streets. \nA stroll down any of these lanes can reveal fascinating surprises, beautiful palaces and mansions, shop-houses and shrines, restaurants and markets. \nThis user-friendly Thailand travel guide helps you discover hidden gems found throughout the city by presenting each neighbourhood as a distinct village explaining how it evolved, and describing its historic landmarks in detail. Travel book author Ken Barrett is a long-time Bangkok resident and experienced journalist, and he introduces the important temples, churches, shrines and mosques in loving detail, sketching their history and distinctive features. \nThe reader is skilfully guided through the old neighbourhoods of Bangkok from the centre to the periphery, along narrow lanes and byways rarely seen by foreigners.\n22 Walks in Bangkok leads the visitor on a unique journey of discovery and enables you to appreciate this fascinating city in new and exciting ways

roduct details
Format Paperback | 320 pages
Dimensions 130 x 203 x 23mm | 204g
Publication date 16 May 2017
Publisher Tuttle Publishing
Publication City/Country Boston, United States
Language English
Illustrations note 100 full-colour photos in a 32-pp insert and 49 black and white drawings; includes maps
ISBN13 9780804849159

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