Bangkok - the City of Angels/the Kingdom of Thailand

Australia, 1990

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Episode of Series “A Travellers’ guide to the Orient”.
Bangkok: The City of Angels - Bangkok, capital of the Kingdom of Thailand is one of Asia’s most popular destinations. Enjoy the breathtaking Royal Palace, the ornate Royal Barges and Bangkok’s beautiful temples, the magic of the Viman Mek Teak Palace - “The Castle in the Clouds”, the world’s largest golden teak structure, the bustle of the Floating Markets, the ancient capital of Atyutthaya, the beautiful River Kwai (with its famous bridge), visit the Rose Garden and enjoy its exuberant and lavish stage presentation, complete with elephant show. Bangkok is famous for its food and shopping, contrast the tempo and excitement of modern day Bangkok, with the tranquil splendour of the Ancient City. “The Kingdom of Thailand” - Siam, as it was once known, with its delightful people, offers the traveller unlimited attractions - the fun and sun of Pattaya, the beauty of Chiang Mai, “Thailand’s Northern Shangri-la” with visits to the Hill Tribes and elephant camps, visit Chiang Rai and the famed Golden Triangle and join the wedding celebrations of a remote Hill tribe. Rated: G

Credits

co-producer

Australia. Special Broadcasting Service

Colin Baker

Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Appears in

A Travellers' guide to the Orient

Group of items

A Travellers' guide to the Orient

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36191

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bangkok (Thailand)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Thailand

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Thailand - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Thailand - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tourist trade - Thailand

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Bangkok (Thailand)

Places → Thailand

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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