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Bangkok Landmarks and Historic sites

Bangkok attractions: monuments and popular sights



Landmarks and Historic sites


Temple of the Reclining Buddha
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Wat Phra Chetuphon or otherwise known as ‘The Reclining Temple of Buddha’ is situated on Maharat Road, near the Grand Palace, and was built around 1788. The temple was built to encourage education to...

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1 Grand Palace
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Grand Palace is located on the eastern banks of the Chao Phraya River, covering around 218400 sq mts. Other sides of the palace are secured by a defensive wall which is 1900 mts in length. A canal flows close to the wall making...

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Wat Arun
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Wat Arun is one of the great historical sights in Bangkok that is revered by the Thai people. It is a beautiful sight to be hold in the morning. A cautionary note... Scammers love to charge western...

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Street Markets in Bangkok
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Bangkok is a shopper’s paradise as the city possesses large markets and huge shopping malls spread out all over the city radius. Malls and shopping arenas in Bangkok often sell overpriced goods so shopping...

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temples in bangkok
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Bangkok offers a wealth of temples that attract the tourists for its historic background and architectural work. All the temples are a unique part of the city and offer some of the spectacular artworks. The best time to visit most...

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2 Temple of the Emerald Buddha
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The Temple of the Emerald Buddha is in the Royal Palace in Bangkok, Thailand.The Temple of the Emerald Buddha was built in the...

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3 Best places
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Bangkok is a cultural experience as well as an exciting up-to-date metropolis. The visitor can decide whether to explore the charming old temples or to have a look at the huge street markets. For a spicy taste of Thailand...

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Siam Paragon
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Siam Paragon, a gleaming and modern complex inaugurated in 2005, is a mall which has no rival in Southeast Asia. The mall is an upmarket structure with 500,000 square meters of retail space. Known for spacious hallways,...

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4 Temple of the Dawn (Wat Arun)
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Wat Arun is a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand. It is located on the western banks of the river Chao Phraya, in the Yai district. It is also known as ‘Temple of the dawn’, as the first sun-rays in...

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5 Jim Thompson House
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Over four-hundred people daily visit the dwelling of Jim Thompson, which is situated along a canal in Bangkok. It also serves as a museum. The house is beautifully made of teak in Thai architecture and is...

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wat phra kaew
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The Wat Phra Kaew or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha official name is “Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram”. Known as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand, this is a historic site...

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6 Royal Palace
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The Royal Palace, better known as the Royal Grand Place or simply Grand Palace has been in existence since its construction first started in 1782. King Rama I, after his coronation, moved into mansions built from eternal...

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7 wat pho
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Wat Pho or Wat Phra Chettuphon as it is known to the Thais and is popular for the huge Reclining Buddha statue that it houses. The statue is 20 acres large and known as the largest Wat in...

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Flower Market
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Many flower markets can be seen in Bangkok which has since then become the city’s main tourist attraction. These markets are especially active at night after 2.00 AM, thereby they are also known as ‘Night...

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Ancient City (Muang Boran)
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Ancient City or Muang Boran is a park built under the support of Lek Viriyaphant. Located about a distance of 33 Kilometers from central Bangkok, it spreads over two hundred acres...

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8 Chao Praya
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Chao Praya is a mighty River offering many options for people on Khao San Road. This river is a great way to travel around with most of the major tourist sites accessible from this river. There is the Chao Praya...

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9 Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)
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The Wat Traimit temple is situated at the end of the Yaowarat road and is close to the Hualampong Railway Station. It is Bangkok’s most popular attractions. The temple houses the world’s largest sitting Buddha...

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