Bangkok chaos: a tourist's guide

2014-01-14 09:48
The map released by TAT to help tourists avoid parts of Bangkok affected by protests.

The map released by TAT to help tourists avoid parts of Bangkok affected by protests. (Google Maps)

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Bangkok – An ongoing anti-government protest in the Thai capital has lead to the closure of most of the city’s major intersections, causing some confusion in the popular tourist destination.

AP report protesters had planned to "shut down" Bangkok, a city of 12 million people, but life continued normally in most places, with school classes restarting, commuters heading to work and most businesses remaining open.

The following measures have been put in place:

The Telegraph reports that a map has also been released to help tourists navigate the city safely and avoid those areas that have been shut down.  

TAT website regularly. 

For more information email:  

Touristcenter13@gmail.com

TSC@mots.go.th
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