By Gregory Byrne Bracken
This is often Bangkok such as you have by no means obvious it earlier than. the writer takes you on an architectural event throughout the bustling streets and busy canals of this regal urban. Dr Bracken s well-researched insights and his appealing sketches will heighten your appreciation of Bangkok s palaces, temples, monuments, pavilions, markets, public structures and plenty of different old fashioned corners. during this revised version of the booklet, current walks were changed to include Bangkok s non-stop city improvement and new walks additional. Many illustrations have additionally been redrawn to supply a greater appreciation of the development facades.
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The newest luxury hotel to open its doors in this select neighbourhood is the Metropolitan, a stylishly designed boutique hotel, part of the exclusive Como Group. Its smaller size affords a more intimate atmosphere, and apart from the usual bars and restaurants, it also owns a visually stimulating display of some excellent artwork, several of which bear the stamp of local artists. Silom Road Thai Wah Towers 1 and 2 43 Christ Church Continue along Sathorn Rd and turn right at the junction with Convent Rd.
Though badly neglected, this 19th-century building is one of the ﬁnest remaining European structures in the city. Built in the 1880s, it was once the Thai Customs Department, and is now home to a ﬁre brigade. The Treasury Department has recently registered the building with the Fine Arts Department as an historic site, and private investors are said to be interested in its renovation and conversion into a Thai cultural centre. 60 Haroon Mosque Backtrack along Charoen Krung Soi 36, past the French Embassy on your right, and cross the small junction of sois in front of it where you will see the Haroon Mosque on your left.
Silom Road 7. Neilson-Hays Library 8. Mirasuddeen Mosque 9. Sri Mahamariamman Temple Silom Road 10. Silom Village 41 Sukhothai Hotel Sathorn Road If you are walking from Sala Daeng Skytrain station, follow Convent Rd to the end and turn left onto Sathorn Rd. This was once an elegant, tree-lined boulevard but in recent decades it has descended into a trafﬁc-choked mess. At the beginning of the 20th century this was the fashionable heart of expatriate life in Bangkok, with large villas sprawled across spacious tree-shaded grounds.
A Walking Tour: Bangkok, 2nd Edition (Walking Tour) by Gregory Byrne Bracken