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BANGKOK
 
 

BANGKOK is the place of historical, natural, and cultural attractions.

 
 

 
8.30 a.m.-3.30 p.m.
  PHRA KAEO TEMPLE

BANGKOK  : Na Phra Lan Rd.
   Full Name: Wat Phra Si Rattana Sadsadaram
   This temple is the riverine landmark of the inner-city which was built in the reign of King Rama I of Rattanakosin Period. It contains several royal compound buildings with highly detailed architectural features. This temple has no resident monk. The most revered Emerald Buddha is housed here.
 

 
  EMERALD BUDDHA IMAGE
Phra Kaew Morakot

BANGKOK  : At the chapel of the Wat Phra Kaew, besides the Grand Palace, Na Phra Lan Rd.
   When you visit the temple of the emerald Buddha or ‘Wat Phra Kaew’. Don’t miss to get inside the grand chapel. The most highly revered Buddha image of Thailand is gracefully placed at the aglitter golden altar. Inside the chapel, the calm sacred atmosphere can make you feel so peaceful even which religions are you.
   Dating from the 15th century AD., the Emerald Buddha (Phra Kaew Morakot) was built in the meditative attitude and the Lanna art. The precious golden outer-robes, three sets for summer, rain, and cool seasons, are changed in every seasons by the king.
Na Phra Lan RD.
No. 6, 39, 60
Tha Chang pier, or Tha Prachan Pier
 

 
  CHAO PHRAYA RIVERS & ITS CANALS

BANGKOK  : Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Samut Prakarn
   Bangkok was designated as "Venice of the East" since the early 19th century. Chao Phraya River or The River of Kings and its canals branched into the city and suburbs are locations of beautiful scenes. Passing through centuries, the scenes still seem to be memorable vignettes.
   The river view presents beautiful towns and architectures of glittering temples, palaces, ancient houses, modern buildings. Thai water-borne living can be seen along the rivers and canals, especially at the Bangkok's suburb. Children are swimming in the river. Villagers transport their agricultural products to the floating market by boats.
Any main piers such as Tha Chang, Tha Phrachan, Tha Maharat, Sathon, etc.
 

 
Mon-Fri 9.00-12.00 and 14.30-16.00
Free Admission, but must be group visits
  BANGKHUNPHROM PALACE

BANGKOK  : Samsan Road, Phra Nakhon District
   An old palce that has western style in its architecture. Now it is a part of an office of the Bank of Thailand
   The Bangkhunprom Palace has had long history of nearly a hundred years. It was,originally,a royal residence of H.R.H. Prince Paribatra Sukhumbhand, a son of King Chulalongkorn. It narrates the life in the Bangkhunprom Palace over the span of 30 years when the Palace was the residence of H.R.H. prince Paribatra.
REG. BUS 3, 6, 9, 19, 30, 32, 33, 43, 49, 53, 64, 65 AC. BUS 506, 516
 

 
6 am. - 5 pm.
  MUNG GORN TEMPLE (LENG NOI YEE)

BANGKOK  : Chinatown, Yaowarat Rd.
   Leng Noi Yee is the most famous Chinese temple. It is a Buddhist temple that is the focal point of the Vegetarian Festival. It houses Mahayana Buddhist shrine that incorporates elements of Taoism and Confucianism. The shrine is glazed with ceramic gables and topped by Chinese dragons. Chinese operas are shown here sometimes.
  
Yaowarat Rd. and Charoen Krung RD. are one-way roads.
 

 
  CITY PILLAR SHRINE

BANGKOK  : opposite Wat Phra Kaeo
   The City Pillar Shrine (San Lak Muang) contains a stone pillar which was placed by King Rama I as the foundation stone for his new capital of Bangkok.
   It is believed to have the power of granting wishes.
Rajchadamnoen Nai Rd.
 

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