Discover Thailand's dynamiccapital with the most incisive and entertaining guidebookon the market. Whether you plan to visit the Grand Palace, drift along the Thornburi canals or sip cocktails at the Sky Bar, TheRough Guide to Bangkok will show you the ideal placesto sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget. Full-colour chapter maps throughout and a full-page-size city plan - to navigate Dusit's grand boulevards or the narrow streets of Chinatown without needing to get online. - Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colourphotography. - Things not to miss - Rough Guides'rundown of Bangkok's best sights and experiences. Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. Detailed coverage - whether in thecity centre or out in the suburbs and beyond, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Ratanakosin, Banglamphu, Chinatownand Pahurat, Thonburi, Dusit, Downtown, Chatuchak Weekend Market. Attractions include: Wat Phra Kaeo, Wat Arun, NationalMuseum, Jim Thompson's House, Chinatown, Chatuchak Weekend Market. Listings chapters - from accommodation and restaurants to clubs and live music, plus festivals, events and kids' Bangkok. Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, the media, tourist information, public holidays, costs, entry requirements and more. Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, books and film, plus a handy language section and glossary. Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with TheRough Guide to Bangkok. About Rough Guides: Escape the everyday withRough Guides. We are a leading travel publisher known for our "tell it like itis" attitude, up-to-date content and great writing. Since 1982, we've publishedbooks covering more than 120 destinations around the globe, with anever-growing series of ebooks, a range of beautiful, inspirational referencetitles, and an award-winning website. We pride ourselves on our accurate, honest and informed travel guides.