Bangkok Off The Beaten Path

  • Off The Beaten Path
    by machomikemd
  • Off The Beaten Path
    by machomikemd
  • Off The Beaten Path
    by machomikemd

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  • 1. Spas - Massages

    Like what I said before, Thai Massage is soothing and relaxing and sensual but not SEXUAL! Bangkok became infamous because of TURKISH STYLE BATH and MASSAGE (which thai's call soapy massage, oil...

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  • 2. Khlongs - Canals

    We walked along this pretty canal from near Wat Kalayanamit, then found a bridge across so we could walk to Wat Arun. This canal is not really a canal. It was part of the original Chao Phraya River...

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  • 3. Churches and Cathedrals

    This church is in the Old Thonburi area of Bangkok. We got here by taking the public Chao Praya river boat, getting off at Memorial Bridge, walking across the bridge, then heading right. The church is...

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  • 4. Koh Kret

    I first heard about Koh Kred (or Koh Kret) from fellow VTer, "TheDouglas". Thought I will check it out myself one good day. That one good day finally arrived. In fact, it was so good that it was too...

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  • 5. Chatuchak Weekend Market

    On our walk from Chattucak market to the nearest BTS, we passed by the street vendor selling funny looking foods. Looking closer, there are different kind of insects; worms, larvas, crickets (or...

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  • 6. Forensic Science Museum

    In the BTS guide we found a little piece about a Museum of forensic history. In the short description there were sentences like “for something out of the ordinary” and “not for the squeamish” and of...

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  • 7. Fertility Shrine - Nai Lert Park

    Formally called The Goddess Tuptim Shrine (Chao Mae Tuptim), this is one tourist sight in Bangkok like no other in the World. The "Lonely Planet" listed this as a "Quirky Bangkok" tip (though the...

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  • 8. Lumpini Park

    When we arrived at Bangkok (our last visit July 2006) my brother handed us over a paper where he had written down the Thai name of LUMPHINI - SATHOR. Our hotel was located in that area, and we had to...

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  • 9. Ayutthaya

    Rachathiwat Ratchaworawiharn Temple was built before the Ayutthaya peroid. King Rama IV resided here while he was in the monkhood" The temple is situated at the end of Samsen Soi 9 on the banks of...

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  • 10. Pak Khlong Talat - Flower Market

    Go in the evening or at night - either by taxi directly there or by rivertaxi to Tha Rachini or Saphan Phut and walk. Walk along the streets to see the amazing variety of flowers - also try to find...

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  • 11. Chao Phraya River

    Jack’s Bar - as we nicknamed it - is a very rustic little place on the Chao Phraya River. Great for chilling out, people watching and taking in the atmosphere of the comings and goings of this busy...

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  • 12. Street Food

    Bangkok is a food heaven; a sensational culinary journey and taste experience that is unrivalled and guaranteed to delight your taste buds. Apart from renowned Thai cuisine with its blend of spicy,...

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  • 13. Safari World

    This cute little beautiful creatures are so adorable that you will remain awe struck for quite sometime as how they could perform. Right from taking a swim, catching the rings, carrying a huge ball,...

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  • 14. Wat Prayoon

    We have been to Bangkok many times and have done most of the touristy sights, so I was pleased to find a suggested walking tour of the Old Thonburi District in a guide book I borrowed from the...

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  • 15. Tiger Temple

    Here at the tiger temple you will find wild tigers that have been brought up and cared for by the local monks It really a wonderful experience with the big CATs. The entrance fee is just only 300 Baht...

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  • 16. Muang Boran - Ancient City

    Their web site and the guide books talk about bus 511 and the Southern Bus station. I thought you had to go to the southern bus station to catch this bus. Not so. It starts and ends there. Not sure of...

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  • 17. Suan Lum Night Bazzar

    You can drop at Lumphini MRT station and the Night Blazzar is just beside the station, It opens at about 6pm till midnight. You can try the foot reflexology and massage there for about 250 to 350 baht...

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  • 18. Amulet Markets

    The amulet market is right next to the Grand Palace along Na Phralan Rd .It's also close to Thailand's well know Thammasasat Univerisity , Silpakorn University & the National Museum . Take a stroll...

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  • 19. Victory Monument

    Extracted from the website below since it describes the monument best: ..."Victory Monument commemorates those who died in national service – policemen, military officers and civilians. The concrete...

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  • 20. Nakhon Pathom

    Petchaburi Information Name: Petchaburi Attraction Type: Eco Tourism, National Parks, Historical Parks, Beaches Close to: Ratchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan Location: Central Thailand Pictures and...

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  • 21. Nonthaburi

    Nonthaburi Nonthaburi is a province located only 10 km from Bangkok. Have some interest attractions and have very cheap markets. Information Name: Nonthaburi Close to: Bangkok Location: Central...

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  • 22. Patpong Night Market

    This is a rather unusual tip but we found it very interesting watching the vendors begin setup for the Patpong Market. You have to be VERY CAREFUL though. The sidewalks and stairs and such are VERY...

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  • 23. Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

    In actual it was not as interesting as you may read from article in Internet. It abit disappointed when I found the boat price were so expensive which cost us 500baht per person. We departed from...

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  • 24. Bridge on the River Kwai

    I enjoyed immensly the tour I took to Kanchanaburi to the Kwai river. It is about 70 miles from Bangkok. The history of the Burma / Siam (Thailand) railway, is quite fascinating. And I do mean the...

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  • 25. Wat Ratchabopit

    I only discovered this temple due to an attempted con - it started out with some guy on the street (as ever) telling me about this place which was only open once a year.... Fortunately for me, the...

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