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Bangkok Hot Spots

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Summer heat, red curry, and disco balls: this itinerary brings you to the white-hot center of Thailand’s booming capital city.

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Destinations: Bangkok

Inspired by: Bangkok Nights — by Gary Shteyngart, Published May. 2008

Hotels (7)

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    Ma Du Zi

    At the ultra-exclusive Ma Du Zi Hotel, located in Sukhumvit, guest security and privacy is top priority. The 40-room hotel has a gate (closed 24 ho

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    Grand Millennium Sukhumvit Bangkok

    The Grand Millennium Sukhumvit is located on Asoke Road, one of Bangkok’s main thoroughfares. The 325-room hotel has a striking glass exterior and

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    The Eugenia

    If you fused the grandeur of colonial india with the simplicity of an African game lodge, the results would look much like the Eugenia. Animal trop

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    The Sukhothai Bangkok

    Housed on six acres of lush gardens, the renovated property is done up in an earth-toned palette with chenille canvas wall fabrics. An oasis of tra

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    Four Seasons Hotel, Bangkok

    French colonial hotel with gardens, hand-painted silk ceilings, and the city’s largest lap pool. 

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    The Peninsula Bangkok

    370 rooms appointed with teak floors, silk-covered furniture, marble bathrooms, and high-tech control panels, set within a 37-story tower that over

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    Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

    In this legendary 1876 hotel and modern tower, many of the 393 rooms now have floor-to-ceiling windows, with spectacular views of the busy Chao Phr

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Restaurants (7)

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    Arharn Pa Lerd Rod

    This outdoor restaurant has no English sign but is located opposite My Beauty spa. It's a dump, with wash hung out to dry and stray cats in the bac

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    Som Tam Nua

    This humble place, with a fast-food sheen that could be at home in any L.A. strip mall, features Isan food, from Thailand's northeast. From raw man

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    Ruen Mallika

    Ruen Mallika, with a menu as thick as the Talmud, is as much a restaurant as a veritable encyclopedia of Thai food. A traditional nobleman's teak h

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    Restaurant at Ma Du Zi

    Housed inside the upscale Ma Du Zi Hotel, La Truffe serves southern French cuisine crafted by chef Yuya Okuda. Signature dishes include the duck fo

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    Long Table

    A new Sukhumvit favorite, serving Western dishes accented with Eastern spices.

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    ISAO

    Décor may be spare, but the pocket-size sushi bar prides itself in ultrafresh ingredients.

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    China House, Bangkok

    At the Oriental hotel; renovated in the style of a 1930's Shanghai dance hall.

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Activities (12)

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    Wat Suthat

    One of Bangkok's most serene temples, a 26-foot-high Buddha sits snugly within Bangkok's tallest vihara, or assembly hall, surrounded by murals tha

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    Thailand Cultural Centre

    The Thailand Cultural Centre opened in 1987 to celebrate the 60th birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The center was designed and built by the Tha

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    Lak Muang (City Pillar Shrine)

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    Divana Massage & Spa

    In a quiet garden abode, with hi-so (high society) maidens chirping quietly on their cell phones while waiting for their appointments, guests are s

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    Winter

    Part of the Spring-Summer-Winter dining experience founded by Thai actor Phol Tansathien in 2004, Winter is an outdoor bar serving classic and hous

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    Tapas Room Club

    Tapas Room Club, with its friendly vibe, is a nice introduction to the lay of the land. Here, a disco ball is still a disco ball, and five dollars

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    Nest, Bangkok

    Le Fenix hotel's rooftop bar has hammocks and tables in a garden setting.

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    Bed Supperclub

    A tubular wonder, Bed resembles, from different angles, a sleek flashlight, a robotic eye, or the beginning of a Martian invasion. Once past the bo

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    THANNnative

    Got handicrafts and natural Thai beauty products from brands such as Harnn and Thann.

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    Siam Paragon mall

    Known as the “Jewel of Asia,” Siam Paragon Mall is an expansive shopping center located in the heart of the city in the Pathum Wan neighborhood. Th

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    GEO

    A pioneering household accessories shop that also sells clothes, and jewelry from up-and-coming local designers. The eclectic store also offers hou

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