Wat Arun in Bangkok, the temple of Dawn

Wat Arun, The Temple of Dawn in Bangkok

What is inside Wat Arun? [toc] Wat Arun, also known as the temple of Dawn, is a significant landmark of Bangkok, built before 1656. It's a lot more modest than Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace or Wat Pho and the Giant Reclining Buddha, but in many ways, its iconic shape is better known. Just look at the back of a 10 Baht coin, and you will recognise it

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Octave Rooftop Bar at Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit

Octave Rooftop Bar Bangkok at Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit

A great rooftop bar on Sukhumvit [toc] The Octave Rooftop Lounge and Bar is one of the most impressive in Bangkok by size. Built on three floors at the top of the Bangkok Marriott Hotel on Sukhumvit 57, Octave offers a full 360 view of the capital with a great perspective on the entire BTS track and the usual traffic jams so famous in Sukhumvit road. Fortunately, it is also

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Siam Paragon Shopping Mall Bangkok

Siam Paragon Shopping Mall Bangkok

What to Do at Siam Paragon? [toc] Siam Paragon is the mother of all malls in Bangkok and despite the growing competition, it manages to remain one of the best malls in Bangkok. The shopping mall concentration in the Siam area is so massive that the Rama 1 road stretching from MBK to The Emquartier is nicknamed the shopping mile, with an estimated 4,500 shops and 495,000 square meters of

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