Thachang Pier

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Thachang Pier

-a leafy old enclave brimming with atmosphere and King Rama V-era shophouses

-Maharaj Road's pavement market selling everything from used Buddhist amulets and phallic charms to old religious texts and false teeth

-the city's most venerable temples (Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Mahathat)

-the iconic Grand Palace

-National Museum

-Sanam Luang, the old, oval-shaped Royal park

-authentic local food at the pedestrianised market in front of the pier