Search

What Temples to visit in Bangkok?

Bangkok is the house to many wonders.

Since the amazing temples housing the most wonderfull Bhuddas in the world to their fascinating markets where trains run by or the famous river markets.

There is a lot too do depend on the amount of time that you have available to enjoy this wonderful city.

If you have time, we have the best tours for you!

Coming to Thailand is almost imperative that you visit the Wat Traimit, house to the solid gold Sukhothai-style Buddha image that was originally covered in plaster for protection, assuring this way that it was not stolen during the war, however, its original façade was revealed after movers accidentally dropped it, showing the shine of the gold underneath it.

The Royal Grand Palace is also a must in any tour in Bangkok, The dazzling Grand Palace is undoubtedly the most famous landmark in any tour in Bangkok. It’s one must-see sight that no visit to the city would be complete without. It was built in 1782 and for 150 years the home of the Thai King, the Royal court and the administrative seat of government. Within the grounds of the Grand Palace, the temple enshrines Phra Kaew Morakot (the Emerald Buddha), the highly revered Buddha image meticulously carved from a single block of jade.

The Emerald Buddha (Phra Putta Maha Mani Ratana Patimakorn) is a Buddha image in the meditating position in the style of the Lanna school of the north and dates back to the 15th century.

Another landmark that you should not miss in on tours around Bangkok is the Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha), or Wat Phra Chetuphon, is right behind the Temple of the Emerald Buddha – it’s a must-see for any first-time visitor to Bangkok. As one of the largest temple complexes in the city, it’s famed for its giant reclining Buddha that is 46 metres long and covered in gold leaf.

Make sure to take a day, and get to know this marvellous landmarks in a tour around Bangkok.

If you also would like to discover the canals that Bangkok was to offer then take some time to explore Bangkok by boat is a fantastic way to get a glimpse into the timeless charm of the city. You can experience the role of Bangkok’s many waterways, which dates back to ancient times. With majestic sites and attractions lined up on both banks of the Chao Phraya River make sure to enjoy this wonderful boat tour around Bangkok.

TAT LICENSE: 34/02370

©2018 by Our Magical Thailand - All rights reserved