Thailand is full of character and an extremely fascinating country to visit. Don’t dispel the idea simply because of money. You can fly through a budget airline and explore the country with a small sum of money.
Known as the capital of Thailand, Bangkok has some truly beautiful sights to see. Ranging from temples and towns to night markets, the capital has a lot to offer. It is the perfect tourist destination, as it is a hot pot of culture. It offers both cultural sights and fun markets and other attractions. Read on to find out some of the best places to visit in Bangkok.
Built in 1782, the grand palace is awe-inspiring. It was home to Thailand’s kings for over a century and it features extravagant and detailed architecture. The famous emerald Buddha can be found at the Wat Prakaew. It is widely known because the statue was carved from one block of emerald.
The floating market is essentially what it’s called. The Damnoen Saduak floating market is a major tourist attraction. You can see how the floating village functions and purchase a multitude of trinkets from the many shops that are floating. There are even boats that sell food items. You travel around in a boat and the experience is quite fun.
Not far from the sukhumvit area, this is perfect if you are staying in any Onsen Bangkok. This exotic area is vibrant and exciting. It is a great place to wander around and experience the city on a root level. You can shop from the small stalls or buy food.
Commonly known as the “temple of dawn”, this is a beautiful old temple. It is quite large in size and truly impressive. It was built in the early 19th century, and it features the Khmer style. It has a floral pattern around the stupa. The porcelain used to construct the temple makes it more beautiful. This temple has a lot of history behind it and it signifies the birth of the Rattanakosin period and the founding of a new capital. The temple is accessible from all parts of Bangkok. For example, if you are staying at the hotels near Bangkok hospital http://www.grandecentrepointsukhumvit55.com/discoverbkk/ you can get to the temple within an hour by train, or less if you take a taxi or car.
Wat pho is known as “old city”. Not only does it have a giant reclining Buddha statue, but the city also features many historical exhibits. There are old murals, scriptures, art, and sculptures that give information on many subjects studied in the history of Thailand. The temple are is large in size and you can explore the grounds for hours. There is a lot to do and see in Bangkok. It is truly a melting pot of culture and tradition mixed with tourism. It is a wonderful place to visit and I highly recommend it to anyone.