Download e-book for iPad: A Walking Tour: Bangkok, 2nd Edition (Walking Tour) by Gregory Byrne Bracken

By Gregory Byrne Bracken

ISBN-10: 9814302228

ISBN-13: 9789814302227

This can be Bangkok such as you have by no means visible it prior to. the writer takes you on an architectural experience throughout the bustling streets and busy canals of this regal urban. Dr Bracken s well-researched insights and his attractive sketches will heighten your appreciation of Bangkok s palaces, temples, monuments, pavilions, markets, public structures and plenty of different old fashioned corners. during this revised version of the e-book, current walks were transformed to include Bangkok s non-stop city improvement and new walks further. Many illustrations have additionally been redrawn to supply a greater appreciation of the construction facades.

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While some of the spacious villas built by wealthy foreigners have been replaced by office towers and luxury hotels, there are still enough remaining to give a flavour of what this fashionable district must have looked like a century ago, a time when the parallel side lanes running along this road used to be khlongs. 35 Cenotaph, British Embassy 36 British Embassy Follow Wireless Rd to the junction with Ploenchit Rd and the British embassy compound will be on your right, on the corner of Ploenchit and Wireless Rds.

This was once an elegant, tree-lined boulevard but in recent decades it has descended into a traffic-choked mess. At the beginning of the 20th century this was the fashionable heart of expatriate life in Bangkok, with large villas sprawled across spacious tree-shaded grounds. Most of these have now been replaced by hotels and office towers, but a few, like the Russian Embassy, remain and give a hint of what life must have been like for the privileged foreign residents of Bangkok over a century ago.

Café 9, a coffee shop decorated in the style of Jim Thompson’s House, is located on the second floor. 44 Jim Thompson’s Thai Silk Company Opening times: 9am to 9pm daily Admission: free Queen Saovapha Snake Farm Turn right after you leave Jim Thompson’s Thai Silk Company and you will see, across Rama IV Rd in front of you and on the left-hand side of Henri Dunant Rd, the Queen Saovapha Snake Farm. Originally called the Pasteur Institute, it was renamed in honour of the wife of Rama V. Run by the Thai Red Cross, it is home to a better collection of snakes than even Dusit Zoo, while its Silom Road Jim Thompson’s Thai Silk Company 45 Chulalongkorn Hospital emphasis, unlike other Thai snake farms, is on education, with a slideshow before its demonstrations of venom milking (twice daily on weekdays and once a day on weekends).

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