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Bangkok

Bangkok

Dynamic, exotic and richly cosmopolitan, Bangkok is one of South East Asia’s most vibrant and cherished travel destinations. A city of contrasts, this cultural epicentre and shopping paradise entices millions of travellers each year to its bountiful markets, luxury hotels, stunning scenery and tantalizing cuisine. Where ancient and modern coincide, Bangkok’s glorious golden temples and world-class skyscrapers await. Revel in the frenetic pace as you soak up the sights, shop until you drop then tuk-tuk around town for a zesty slice of Bangkok’s indulgent and risqué nightlife.

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Bangkok
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Grand Palace

Home to the famous Emerald Buddha, the most revered Buddha image in Thailand, the Grand Palace is a spiritual hub and glorious architectural feat. Get in early to bypass the bustle and crowds, and remember to show respect by wearing long pants – no shorts allowed!

Address
Na Phra Lan Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok
Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)

Directly adjacent the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew is known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and is the most sacred Buddhist temple in the country. It houses the magnificent statue of the Emerald Buddha, carved from a single piece of jade.

Address
Na Phra Lan Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok
Yaowarat Road

Also known as Bangkok’s Chinatown, this is a bustling, frenetic, neon artery featuring an impressive trail of Chinese and oriental-inspired eateries and restaurants. Savour some of the best dim sum lunches in all of South East Asia.

Address
Yaowarat Road, Bangkok
Phahurat Road

Just a short stretch away from Yaowarat, sizzle the taste buds with the region’s hallmark Indian fare - not to mention a spicy array of Pakistani and Punjabi delicacies.

Address
Phahurat Road, Bangkok

Step One Tailor

A custom tailor serving you in a relaxed atmosphere. Take your pick from pants, blouses, suits, overcoats and much more.

Address
1086/18 Charoen Krung Road, Bangkok
Clothing & Tailors

Bangkok is known for its inexpensive clothing and talented tailoring industry. There are tailor shops throughout the city, but it is best to ask around for reputable places. Some tailor shops will take your money, but will not deliver quality products.

Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Suvarnabhumi International Airport is a major international gateway to Asia. This immaculate, shining Suvarnabhumi Airport is the newest of Bangkok’s airway hubs. It is located in Samut Prakan Province, just 30 kilometres east of Bangkok. Suvarnabhumi — pronounced soo-WAHN-ah-poom, means ‘golden land’ in Thai — and this new airport welcomes thousands of visitors daily who are anxious to see the country’s golden attractions. Getting into Bangkok is easy with regular shuttle bus and airport taxi service. The recently opened Suvarnabhumi Airport Link provides direct train service into the terminal city station. Airport Express also provides four main direct bus services to various inner city hotels. A 24-hour public bus service is also provided from the Bus Terminal at the Transport Centre. Taxis can be found on Level 1 of the terminal. Alternatively, take a shuttle bus (Express route) to the Transport Centre taxi stand.

Address
Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Bangkok

Don Mueang International Airport

Bangkok’s first airport now serves mainly short-haul flights for budget airlines on domestic routes. It lies 25 kilometres north of central Bangkok. There is a 500 metre walkway that connects the International and Domestic terminals, with a free Thai Airways shuttle bus available.

Address
Don Muang International Airport, Bangkok