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By Kenneth Barrett

Take a sequence of unforgettable strolls down the again lanes of old Bangkok!

Bangkok is without doubt one of the world's maximum towns and a number one vacationer vacation spot, visited via hundreds of thousands every year. however it could be a bewildering position additionally. First-time viewers, no longer figuring out what to anticipate, come upon unending boulevards hooked up by way of an enormous maze of tiny facet streets. A walk down any of those lanes can exhibit interesting surprises—beautiful palaces and mansions, shophouses and shrines, eating places and markets. yet how to define your means in the course of the maze?

22 Walks in Bangkok is helping you find hidden gemstones stumbled on during the urban via providing every one local as a special village—explaining the way it advanced, and describing its ancient landmarks intimately. writer Ken Barrett is a long-time Bangkok resident and skilled journalist, and he introduces the $64000 temples, church buildings, shrines and mosques in loving aspect, sketching their heritage and particular positive factors. The reader is skillfully guided in the course of the previous neighborhoods of Bangkok from the guts to the outer edge, alongside slender lanes and byways infrequently noticeable via foreigners.

22 Walks in Bangkok leads the customer on a different trip of discovery and lets you relish this attention-grabbing urban in new and fascinating methods.

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