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Thailand (DK Eyewitness Travel Guides) [Paperback]

Inc. Dorling Kindersley
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
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2 Aug 2010 DK Eyewitness Travel Guides

The DK Eyewitness Thailand travel guide will lead you straight to the best attractions Thailand has to offer. Fully illustrated, it covers all the major destinations from Bangkok to Phuket and provides all the insider tips every visitor needs, whether you're diving in Ko Tao, elephant riding in Chang Mai or marvelling at the monuments in Wat Si Chum. Plus, it's packed with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants, shops and nightlife in each area for all budgets. You'll find 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sites including the Prasat Hin Phimai temple and the ancient city of Lop Buri; with street maps and reliable information about getting around this diverse country. DK Eyewitness Thailand explores the country's ancient sites, temples and markets, as well as scenic walk and thematic tours. With all the sights, beaches and attractions listed place by place, DK Eyewitness Thailand is your essential travel companion.

DK Eyewitness Thailand - showing you what others only tell you.

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  • Paperback: 528 pages
  • Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley); Rep Rev edition (2 Aug 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0756661846
  • ISBN-13: 978-0756661847
  • Product Dimensions: 21.2 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 527,854 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Lovely photography but limited on information 1 Oct 2011
By MMS
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I bought this book along with The Rough Guide to Thailand to complement the Rough Guide as there are not many photos in the latter. The Eyewitness guide is very colourful with beautiful photography but I have hardly picked it up for detailed information finding the Rough Guide very comprehensive and detailed which is much more what I needed. I would say it is OK if you are going on an organised trip to Thailand but for independent travellers, I would recommend the Rough Guide.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars useful guide to thailand 13 Jan 2011
By jo
Format:Paperback
We have found this guide book to be very helpful and informative when planning a trip to Thailand, I especially like the emphasis on the visual - which sets it apart from other guides. Lots of information about Bangkok and the cultural and historic sites of the north. If you're planning to travel extensively around the islands of the south I would recommend supplementing this guide with a more in-depth guide to Thailand's islands and beaches. We also bought the Rough Guide which we found more helpful for local details and travel advice, but less interesting to look at. We bought a 'snap-map' of Bangkok too.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best travel book I have ever read! 8 Nov 1998
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
If you are looking for a Thailand travel book, this is it. The many beautiful pictures and the well written articles on every aspect of Thai culture are invaluable for the traveller or the person who simply dreams of exotic locales. Definitely a must purchase!
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The books are amazing! 16 July 2009
By C. Glew
Format:Paperback
I've taken one of these books to every country I visit, they're brilliant.
What's the point of reading pages of text, trying to decide where to go?
Look at a picture! If it's looks good, go there, if not, dont!
The maps are great and the illustrations are beautifully done.
I've critisised some of the recomendations for restaurants in the past, but I'm sure it's hard to get right all the time.
I've read other travels books and found them too full of uniteresting information, lacking pictures and basically too hard to swallow.
DK books are concise, interesting, good to look at and fun. Get excited about your holiday and buy one!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Thailand DK guide 28 Nov 2012
By Yani
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I like DK tour guides and I have lots in my house. I was looking a DK guide only for Bangkok but I couldn't find it that's why I bought this one.
It includes all different places in Thailand from the North, west, south, east and also has a section for Bangkok. If you are not traveling to the rest of Thailand and you only want to see Bangkok, try a different tour guide.
Other than that: perfect delivery, good condition, happy with the product.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great quality overview 14 July 2012
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This is a really good quality overview of Thailand - great pictures and a wealth of information to help you set the scene for your visit. However, if you're looking for lots of detail this is not the one for you. i loved it and it has helped me narrow down where i want to visit. I'd really recommend it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Travel Guide 1 Feb 2011
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I took my time and did some research, before buying,and this one was way out in front.Very well made, easy to read. So informative, walks you through. I'm going again this year and this already has a reserved space in the suitcase.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
This beautifully published glossy guidebook contains an abundance of visually striking, highly professional photography. A few oblique angle illustrations of some temple sites would be a welcome addition to any guide. However, as a source of useful information, it is a disappointment. It is short on hard facts and will undoubtedly be left at home when the trip begins. For an easy-to-use format with more meat I preferred Fodors. At the other extreme, with everything you could possible want to know, is Footprint. The latter, however, is not so user friendly.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
great for planning
Published 28 days ago by Tracy Dineen
4.0 out of 5 stars Good book
Well put together, good maps and overview of the country, in particular the capital.
Will look to pick up more specific resort details in country.
Published 3 months ago by John Herdman
3.0 out of 5 stars Not the best travel guide. But good.
I bought this just before I went to Thailand with my girlfriend. She has a big collection of Lonely Planet books for all the places she's visited, but I find they look a bit boring... Read more
Published 4 months ago by Girlsname
3.0 out of 5 stars Not as informative as I would have liked on the area I was interested...
I just spent 10 days in Hua Hin, and bought this before travelling hoping that it would give me ideas of what to see and do in the area. Read more
Published 4 months ago by AnnieF
5.0 out of 5 stars Wow
I thought this was a superb guide with lots of relevant information, which will also be a good souvenir of my trip, which was equally fantastic.
Published 4 months ago by Andrew Wakefield
5.0 out of 5 stars DK guides are the best
DK guides - by far my favourite travel guides - short and to the point with informative pictures and suggested walking routs - perfect. Read more
Published 5 months ago by K. T. Bose
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful
ALL d and K books especially travel series are excellent I cannot ever imagine purchasing any other publications prior to my travels.
Published 7 months ago by GRANDMA LILY
3.0 out of 5 stars its ok
Just wasn't quite what I was looking for but it will be helpful for my travels, its not very easy to get around
Published 10 months ago by Anise Allen
5.0 out of 5 stars The best travel guides available!
Eyewitness travel guides are great, i love the clear pictures and the way the information is laid out. Read more
Published 11 months ago by Laura
4.0 out of 5 stars Very good guide - but could be better
This is a good guide to Thailand with the series' trademark strengths - helpful information both general and local, great pictures, perspective drawings that show localities and... Read more
Published 12 months ago by Iain S. Palin
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