Bangkok has many tourist attractions that attract many tourists from around the world to historical sites, golden temples. Perhaps it will take you a whole week to visit all the places of interest in Bangkok because there are many interesting and fascinating tourist attractions.
Wat Pho (another name Wat Phra Chetuphon)
is the largest and oldest temple in Bangkok.
The pagoda is famous for the statue of Buddha with its backrest (Phra Buddhasaiyas), 46 meters long and 15 meters high.
Decorated with gold on the body and mother of pearl on the eyes and feet.
On the feet decorated 108 auspicious scenes in the style of China and India.
Wat Pho is located at Sanam Chai Road and Maharaj Road (Near the Grand Palace).
Guests can also visit Wat Pho by waterway (Chao Phraya Express).
Sanam Luang (Phramen Campus)
The oval-shaped public campus on the front of the Grand Palace serves as a place to conduct various types of royal ceremonies, including the Royal Breaking Ceremony in May. This land has many buildings. encompassing, including the Fine Arts Department, Thammasat University and the National Museum, which showcases a wonderful collection of art and artifacts from the Bronze Age.
China Town Street is located on Yaowarat Road in Samphanthawong District and a large part of Charoen Rung Road in the center of Bangkok is one of the areas where Chinese people live with a variety of shops close together. There are many small streets full of diverse shops and suppliers. Yaowarat is also a very famous street for a variety of delicious foods and becomes a dining street at night.
Vimanmek Palace was originally a royal palace of Thailand. It is located in the Dusit Palace. This is the palace that is believed to be made of the world's largest yellow teak. King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) built this palace in 1901 as a cool country house for rest, on the outskirts of Bangkok. The king had been in this place for five years, ie until 1906. Since 1932 this palace has been turned into a warehouse. Since 1982, Vimannek Palace has been restored and become a museum of King Chulalongkorn.
Arun Temple (Wat Arun) is located on the west bank of Chao Phraya River, Thonburi. Vietnamese pagoda with the name of Binh Minh Pagoda (Temple of the Dawn). This is Bangkok's most ancient temple. When King Thaksin decided to build a new Thonburi capital, he came here at a dawn. So he changed its name to Wat Jang Temple, "Jang" means clean, bright of the dawn. His heir, King Rama I, when leaving the imperial capital to Bangkok brought the jade Buddha statue and built the Emerald temple, he brought the idol back to the temple of the Emerald Buddha. King Rama II expanded the temple of Wat Arun to invite monks to live and build many stupas, he also gave his own idols carved.