The Grand Palace in Bangkok and Wat Phra Kaew

Bangkok Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew

Wat Phra Kaew Bangkok [toc] The Grand Palace of Bangkok, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and Wat Phra Kaew (or Wat Pra Kaew) are, without a doubt, the most famous landmarks in Bangkok, often seen in many movies. Despite being such a touristic icon, this is still the number one place to see while in Bangkok, a marvel of delicate and intricate craftwork, architecture, carving and painting. Wat Phra

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Wat Arun in Bangkok, the temple of Dawn

Wat Arun, The Temple of Dawn in Bangkok

What is inside Wat Arun? [toc] Wat Arun, also known as the temple of Dawn, is a significant landmark of Bangkok, built before 1656. It's a lot more modest than Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace or Wat Pho and the Giant Reclining Buddha, but in many ways, its iconic shape is better known. Just look at the back of a 10 Baht coin, and you will recognise it

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Wat Pho – Temple of the reclining Buddha

Wat Pho Bangkok

The Temple of the reclining Buddha [toc] Wat Pho, the temple of the reclining Buddha, is such an iconic landmark of Bangkok that it is on everyone's list of places to visit even on a short trip. Also known as 'the Temple of the reclining Buddha' it is the sanctuary of one of the world's largest Buddha statues, and more than a thousand images. It is also one of Bangkok's

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