Experience all the attractions of Bangkok with this up-to-date and authoritative guide, complete with ‘Best Of’ recommendations. Find hotels and restaurants, check out the city’s trendiest places and nightlife scene and discover its shops and markets. There are also ideas for numerous activities plus things to do with children. Further sections include: Festivals & Events, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Thai phrase book and a comprehensive index. Bangkok is not just a large city, it’s an entire universe. The dynamic metropolis on the Chao Phraya River is a place both of tradition and of the future, with peaceful monasteries and a shiny metro, spirit houses alongside gleaming skyscrapers: the ‘city of angels’ is a fascinating blend of the exotic and the modern. MARCO POLO Bangkok guides you from temples to palaces, and from huge shopping centres to the street eats that are such a feature of the city. Bangkok offers a host of attractions: the largest flea market in Asia is can be just as much part of the programme as a racy ladyboy show or a boat tour along the myriad channels of the district of Thonburi, the ‘Venice of the East’. The Insider Tips reveal where you can buy funky clothes, where to see live bands and at which restaurant you will have the Chao Phraya at your feet. The ‘Best Of’ pages highlight some unique aspects of Bangkok, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and unwind. You’ll find out what’s currently in vogue in the city – whether it be Thai fashion design or health food. The City Walks guide you through the old colonial quarter and Chinatown and take you to the temples in the heart of the Old City. Last but not least the Dos & Don’ts warn of gangs and the dangers and carrying large denomination notes. MARCO POLO Bangkok provides comprehensive coverage of all areas of the city. To help you find your way around there’s the detailed Street Atlas, a practical Metro map in the cover, plus a pull-out map.