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22 Walks in Bangkok: Exploring the City's Historic Back by Kenneth Barrett

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By Kenneth Barrett

Take a chain of unforgettable strolls down the again lanes of historical Bangkok!

Bangkok is without doubt one of the world's maximum towns and a number one vacationer vacation spot, visited through thousands every year. however it could be a bewildering position additionally. First-time viewers, now not understanding what to anticipate, stumble upon never-ending boulevards hooked up via an enormous maze of tiny facet streets. A walk down any of those lanes can display attention-grabbing surprises—beautiful palaces and mansions, shophouses and shrines, eating places and markets. yet how to define your manner in the course of the maze?

22 Walks in Bangkok is helping you find hidden gemstones discovered through the urban via offering each one local as a unique village—explaining the way it developed, and describing its ancient landmarks intimately. writer Ken Barrett is a long-time Bangkok resident and skilled journalist, and he introduces the real temples, church buildings, shrines and mosques in loving element, sketching their heritage and precise beneficial properties. The reader is skillfully guided throughout the outdated neighborhoods of Bangkok from the guts to the outer edge, alongside slim lanes and byways not often visible through foreigners.

22 Walks in Bangkok leads the customer on a special trip of discovery and allows you to delight in this interesting urban in new and interesting methods.

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