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Captivating and fascinating

Bangkok is one of the most exciting, captivating and fascinating cities in South-East Asia. The metropolitan district known as Krung Thep Mahanakhon was modernized when constuction of high-rise buildings and skyscrapers forever changed the skyline of Bangkok. The area around the Royal Palace is the historic centre of the city with its many temples and gardens. The numerous palm lined Khlongs or canals that once gave the city the name "Venice of the East" have been filled and are today`s busy streets and wide boulevards. Some of these canals and their colourful floating markets can still be found in the district of Thon-Buri.

 

 

Examples

Below you will find a small example of things to do in this city.

Sightseeing

The Khlongs

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Most of the Khlongs (canals) in Bangkok have disappeared. In 1862 the first road was built in Bangkok on a filled khlong, and all shipment diverted to the river. After 1950 most canals were filled and replaced with more and more lanes for cars. The river in Bangkok is still a major route, and downstream...

 

Nightlife

Sky Bar

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The stunning multi-colored sky bar is located at the Sirocco restaurant, high up in the middle of the sky on the 63rd Floor of The Dome. The Skybar is one of the world's highest out-door bars, overlooking a panoramic view of Bangkok and the Chao Phraya River. With a heavenly atmosphere and a great selection...

 

Hotels

The Mandarin Oriental 5*

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The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is a legendary luxury hotel on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, near the city center. Modern luxury is found in all 358 rooms and 35 suites overlooking the river or the gardens. There are ten restaurants, many of which are available with a river terrace. Fine French cuisine...

 

Restaurants

Sirocco Restaurant

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Fine Mediterranean cuisine high above the clouds. The world's highest al fresco restaurant and one of the hottest restaurants in Bangkok is situated in the hotel of The Dome at State Tower on the 63rd floor. There are breathtaking views of Bangkok and the Chao Phraya River. Enjoy the ambience on a large...