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Sunday, March 15, 2015

BANGKOK TRAVEL ITINERARY 2015 - ANCIENT CITY, BANGKOK [PART 4]

CONTINUATION OF BANGKOK TRAVEL ITINERARY PART 1,2 AND 3

DAY 5 [MONDAY - 16/3/15]


- VISIT ANCIENT CITY [MUANG BORAN]
 SAMUT PRAKAN, BANGKOK
ADMISSION - 700 BAHTS [BUSES AND BICYCLES AVAILABLE TO TOUR THE AREA WHICH IS ABOUT 320 ACRES IN SIZE.
OPENS DAILY - 8.00 AM - 5.00 PM.

THIS PARK IS OUTSIDE BANGKOK, DEDICATED TO PRESERVING THAI CULTURAL HERITAGE IN THE FORM OF THE MANY SIGNIFICANT BUIDLINGS AND HISTORICAL PLACES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.  THERE ARE ABOUT 100 MONUMENTS AND REPLICAS SUCH AS THE GRAND PALACE, FOOT PRINT OF  LORD BUDDHA, SARABURI, FLOATING MARKET VILLAGE, THAI JUNK, ROYAL BARGE ETC.  READ MORE>>

 

THIS VISIT MAY TAKE A FULL DAY BUT IT IS A PARK WORTH VISITING.
HOW TO GET THERE: TAKE BTS TO THE LAST STATION AT BEARING.  FROM THERE TAKE A TAXI TO ANCIENT CITY WHICH IS ABOUT 10 KM FROM BTS STATION.  TAXI FARE IS ABOUT 250 BAHTS.  THE PARK PROVIDES FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE TO BTS STATION AFTER YOUR VISIT AT CERTAIN HOURS.  CHECK AT THE TICKETING OFFICE FOR THE SCHEDULE AS IT DIFFERS ON DIFFERENT DAYS OF THE WEEK.

- DINNER AT TERMINAL 21 [PIER 21] 

LOCATED AT SUKHUMVIT BETWEEN SOI 19 AND 21 
AT TERMINAL 21, THE FOOD COURT IS CALLED PIER 21.  IT IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST, CLEANEST IN THE CITY.

THE FOOD COURT IS A PLACE WORTH DINING AT AS THERE ARE NUMEROUS STALLS SELLING LOCAL THAI FOOD [PAD THAI/ LAD NA], CHINESE [ROASTED DUCK, FUSION FOOD AND WESTERN FOOD.  FOOD IS GOOD AT VERY, VERY REASONABLE PRICE. 

WE WERE TOLD THAT THE FOOD HERE ARE POPULAR THAI FOOD PREPARE  BY CHEFS WHO HAVE LEARNED TO COOK THEM USING THE BEST RECIPES.  YOU CAN GET TO SAVOUR 3 DIFFERENT KINDS OF FOOD WITH 100 BAHTS AT THIS PLACE.
HOW TO GET THERE:  TAKE MRT TO SUKHUMVIT OR DIRECT ACCESS VIA SKYWALK BTS ASOK.

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