A brand new and updated edition featuring the A-Z Smart Guide format that allows you to find your way around the book with ease and plan your trip according to your very own personal taste. Special chapters and themed headings cover over 400 things to see and do from architecture, history, cafes, temples, museums and hotels, to fashion, palaces, nightlife, restaurants, shopping, theatre, beaches and islands, and much more, allowing you to set your own priorities for a truly tailor-made and individual travel experience. The front-cover flap highlights all the top attractions such as the National Museum, Wat Pho, Canal Cruises and Jim Thompson's House, and pinpoints exactly where to find these within the guide, for quick and easy reference at a glance. This handy-sized guide helps you explore the best of the city, from the royal district of Rattankosin to the vibrant Sukhumvit area. Our area overviews conveniently highlight the very best each district has to offer, including lesser known sights and up-and-coming areas to look out for. The excursions section covers the former Siam capital, Ayutthaya, the bridge over the River Kwai and the beaches of Ko Samet and Pattaya.
The guide also contains a transport map, including the Skytrain, Metro and Ferry, and 8-page street atlas with full index and detailed mapping, cross-referenced to the main text for easy navigation. The back-cover flap provides on-the-spot practical information, such as important telephone numbers and useful phrases, not to mention making a handy bookmark. Smart Guides - the smart way to navigate.