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Welcome to Bangkok International Symposium on HIV Medicine 2016
Venue & Tour
Conference Venue: Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC)
The QSNCC is a purpose-built for the grandest national and international events, particularly conferences and exhibitions, the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center bears the nation's identity in its architectural form and decorative details. The architectural style of the national convention center is unique and exemplary of "Thai Hi-Tech Architecture". It is also equipped with advanced engineering systems corresponding to the architecture and the expected functionality of the venue.
Apart from facilities and services inside, visitors can find other accessible facilities outside around the Center, especially the five star hotels which offer most pleasant accommodations together with satisfying services. In additions, with the grand Benjakitti park located right next to the Center, visitors can get a relaxation and touch real nature hiding in the great city. More information: www.qsncc.com
Bangkok General Information & Tours Guide
Your tickets are booked, the excitement is mounting... You're coming to Bangkok! It's a fascinating, intoxicating and chaotic place, brimming with sights, smells, thrills, gracious people, contradictions, cultures, cars, noise and bedlam. As with any teeming metropolis, however, it's also got its fair share of potential disappointments and frustrations. Get ready for the good news though...
To steer clear of the negative experiences during your first time here, dust off that sage old adage: Knowledge is power! Here, strewn throughout the virtual vaults of Bangkok.com, we've accumulated an awful lot of facts and useful information about Bangkok - everything the first-time visitor needs to plan a wonderful and memorable trip, devoid of clumsy 'faux pas', infuriating setbacks, or, worse even, disaster! Let's guide you through it in a logical, informative and altogether fun fashion. Please visit www.bangkok.com
Most popular areas of Bangkok
Have a trawl through our Area Guides, where we tell you all about the city's main areas. This will help you decide where to stay, where to visit and where to avoid. At 1,600 square kilometers and counting, Bangkok is big, and the many different areas can be bewildering - even for those who have spent years here.
The most popular areas for visitors are Siam, Silom, Sukhumvit Road, Sathorn, Chidlom-Ploenchit, Pratunam and the Riverside - all charismatic parts of town that combine sights, nightlife, shopping, great hotels and convenient locations with access to public transport. Budget travelers and backpackers, of course, still swear by Khao San Road.
Areas of Interest
Getting around made simple
From the moment you arrive until the moment you leave, you're going to need to get around town. And, of course, you'll want to do so quickly and with minimum hassle and cost. In our Getting Around section, learn about all the means of transport available, and about prices, tips, tickets and scam-avoidance tricks.
Don't fret needlessly about the city's infamous traffic - thanks to the speedy Skytrain (BTS) and underground (MRT) networks it (and Bangkok's pollution) is fast improving. Just remember to avoid traveling around during rush-hours! (Here are some good maps of Bangkok to help you with your orientation.
Suvarnabhumi International Airport
Suvarnabhumi (New Bangkok) International Airport is located in Racha Thewa in the Bang Phli district of Samut Prakan province, 30 kilometers east of Bangkok. The airport is the international airport serving Bangkok, Thailand.
Transportation
Airport Link (SARL)
Airport Link (SARL), is a rapid transit line in Bangkok, Thailand. The line provides as an airport rail link from Suvarnabhumi Airport, via Makkasan city air terminal, to Phaya Thai station in central Bangkok. Most of the line is on a viaduct over the main eastern railway. It is owned by State Railway of Thailand (SRT) and operated by SRT subsidiary SRT Electrified Train (SRTET). Opened on August 23, 2010, the 28.6-km route is the fourth rapid transit line in Bangkok, after 2 BTS and 1 MRT line. Services consists of the Express Line, a 15-minute non-stop service between the Makkasan city air terminal and the airport, and the City Line, a commuter rail service with 8 stations. More information: airportraillink.railway.co.th
General Information
Please contact the Consular Section of the Thai Embassy in your country to verify required documentation to enter Thailand. Please ensure you have a visa, if needed, and that your passport will be valid for the required length of time after your trip.
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