Bangkok is an interesting, energizing and mind blowing city to visit. It is a fantastic introduction to the region and a great starting point to further explore Thailand. There are numerous things to discover in Bangkok that would keep you engaged for days on end.
Take a look to amazing things to do in Bangkok
The Reclining Buddha
The Wat Pho or “Temple of the Reclining Buddha” is one of Bangkok’s most attractive temples. The Buddha measures 46 meters long and fifteen meters tall. The whole statue is covered in gold leaf and looks incredible when you get up close. Wat Pho temple also has a largest collection of Buddha images in Thailand and maintains the title as the country’s earliest center for public education, specializing in religion, science and literature.
Visit the Grand Palace
Grand Palace is one of the most popular landmarks in Bangkok. The Grand Palace was the former residence of the Kings of Siam featuring an amazing blend of Thai and European architecture and is used till date for royal ceremonies. The true highlight of the Grand Palace is the famous Emerald Buddha Temple. This Lord Buddha’s emerald statue dates back to the 14th century and serves as the country’s spiritual center.
Bangkok National Museum
Visit Bangkok National Museum and enjoy the overview of Thai history and art, the museum houses a collection of exhibits summarizing the beautiful history of the country. The museum’s highlight is a piece of art approved by UNESCO – “King Ram Khamhaeng inscription.” The museum also features a rare collection of Khon masks, shadow puppets, traditional dance costumes, and musical instruments from the past.
Wat Arun (The Temple of Dawn)
Wat Arun popularly known as the Temple of Dawn is located on bank of the Chao Phraya River. The temple partly made up of colorfully decorated spires and stands majestically over the water. One of the iconic landmarks of Bangkok is the spire on the bank of the Chao Phraya River. It has an imposing 70-meter – high spire, lavishly decorated with tiny pieces of colored glass and Chinese marble delicately set in complex patterns.
Wat Traimit ‘Temple of the Golden Buddha’ is a home to the World’s largest solid gold Buddha statue which is resting on the fourth level of the temple, the second floor houses an amazing interpretive focus that tells the historical backdrop of the Chinese people group in Bangkok. The third floor houses an exhibition hall that uncovers the historical backdrop of the Golden Buddha picture itself, including its development, structure highlights and the tale of how it came to be at Wat Traimit.
Visiting Bangkok for the first time? Here is the list of top things to do in Bangkok for an incredible Thai holiday. This city never dozes and can never make you feel exhausted for a solitary minute. Grab this mesmerizing Bangkok thailand Package for an incredible Bangkok holidays with your dear ones.