Bangkok is a capital city of Thailand. Besides being a city center, Bangkok is also a city that has many tourist attractions that can be visited by tourists from various countries. There are many popular tourist attractions in Bangkok, such as Wat Arun, Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Khaosand Road, Madame Taussad, Chathuchak Weekend Market, and many more. This article will discuss some of the “Best Tourist Attractions in Bangkok, Thailand”. Please SUBSCRIBE my Youtube Channel.
A beautiful temple located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok, Thailand. Wat Arun has always been a favorite tourist spot in Bangkok, because of the beauty and uniqueness of the building. The building design that rises as high as 70 meters is a magnificent characteristic of the temple of Wat Arun. Wat Arun is called the Temple of the Dawn, a scene that is so beautiful you can find it here. Even the view of Wat Arun is also visible from across the river.
This Wat Arun Temple is very historic, and still stands firm despite being around 200 years old. Wat Arun was built during the Ayutthaya kingdom, at that time this temple was known as Wat Makok. Over time, during the reign of King Rama II & Raja Rama IV, the name Wat Makok was replaced with the name Wat Arun as it is now. Until now, Wat Arun Temple was a very sacred place for Buddhism.
Apart from being a historic holy place, now Wat Arun is also a tourist spot that is very popular in Thailand. Wat Arun looks very majestic and beautiful, with the main building towering. This building has always been the main object of photographers, because it is truly amazing. Wat Arun also has the nickname “Temple of Down” which means a very beautiful temple at sunset. In addition, to enjoy the view of the temple, tourists can also go up to the Wat Arun building.
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Besides the towering buildings, Wat Arun is also famous for having a lot of beautiful ornaments. These beautiful ornaments are very suitable to be used as a background for your photos. to go to Wat Arun temple, tourists must cross the Chao Phraya river. The way to get to Wat Arun is by using a ferry public transportation. Ticket prices for Wat Arun temple area are quite cheap, which is around 50 Bath. Wat Arun opening hours at 8am – 5.30pm Bangkok time.
The Grand Palace is a King’s palace complex located in the city of Bangkok, Thailand. In the past the Grand Palace served as the residence of the Kings of Thailand from the 18th century onwards. This King’s Palace was built during the reign of King Rama I in 1782. The Grand Palace building has always increased and expanded over time. The building design at the Grand Palace looks very grand and amazing. Until now, there are still many historical and amazing ornaments.
Now, the Grand Palace is a tourist place, because the current King of Thailand does not occupy the Grand Palace as a residence. The Grand Palace is a historical tourist spot most visited by tourists, because the Grand Palace has become the main destination for tourists in Bangkok. Tourists are always curious about the Grand Palace which is a cultural heritage of Thailand, and the Grand Palace remains a very sacred place.
The Grand Palace has an area of about 500 x 300 meters, and is divided into 3 main zones. There are lots of buildings in the Grand Palace, and the buildings here are very sacred. There is even one temple called “Wat Phra Kaew” or Temple of Emerald Buddha, which is the most Holy temple in Thailand. Inside is a statue of The Emerald Buddha, one of the icons that makes the Grand Palace very popular. In addition, The Emerald Buddha is considered as a protector of the kingdom of Thailand.
It is an area of historical temple complex that is very popular in Bangkok, Thailand. Wat Pho is the oldest temple in Thailand, it has been built since 200 years before Bangkok became the Capital City. Inside Wat Pho temple there is a famous icon that attracts tourists, the icon is a large Buddha statue with a lying position. This statue is called the Reclining Buddha or Sleeping Buddha, has a length of 46 meters and a height of 15 meters, is very large and magnificent because it is golden.
Reclining Buddha became a huge attraction for Wat Pho, every visitor who came must take a photo with the background of this statue. Besides having a famous icon in the form of Reclining Buddha, Wat Pho also has various beautiful reliefs. Visitors can also enjoy the scenery and atmosphere of the Wat Pho Temple Complex. There is a koi fish pond in the middle of this area, a combination of views of the calm koi pond, with fresh trees here is an interesting attraction for you to enjoy.
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Wat Pho Bangkok, Thailand is a major tourist destination after the Grand Palace, because the location between Wat Pho and the Grand Palace is also not so far away. If you are from the Grand Palace, then you only need to walk a few minutes to get to Wat Pho. According to information, there are about 1,000 statues scattered in the Wat Pho complex area. This place is certainly highly recommended for you to visit, because Wat Pho also has a very unique and beautiful building design.