Bangkok Province and Tourist Attractions


Bangkok is a large capital city of Thailand, famous for its beautiful holy places and lively footpath shops. In the Chao Phraya River, there are many boats traveling throughout the canal that runs through the inner Rattanakosin Island area. Which is the location of the magnificent royal palace and the sacred Phra Kaew temple nearby. Wat Pho, which is within the enshrined large reclining Buddha image On the opposite side is Wat Arun, which has a Prang shape, a steep hill and a steep staircase. Which was influenced by Khmer architecture

1. The Temple of the Emerald Buddha (วัดพระศรีรัตนศาสดาราม หรือ วัดพระแก้ว)

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Open for viewing every day from 08.30 – 15.30 hrs.
Except in the days of various ceremonies
Thai people do not pay admission fees. For foreigners, the admission fee is 200 baht.
Location: Located on the corner of the Grand Palace on the east side. In the outer court area Within the Grand Palace Opposite Silpakorn University Na Phralan Road, beside Sanam Luang, Bangkok

Temple of the Emerald Buddha Or called ordinary that Phra Kaew temple is a temple that King Phra Yod Fa Fah Chulalongkorn world His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej was created in 2325 with the creation of the Grand Palace. And Rattanakosin Following the tradition of building a monastery in the Ayutthaya period With a royal intention to be enshrined by the Maha Mani Ratanapimakorn Buddha statue Is a meditation Buddha image made of bright green mani, the same texture, the whole body, width 48.3 cm high, from the base to the top of the head 66 cm, which has a royal faith, is greatly admired He was graciously pleased to give a new name to the Lord Buddha. “Rattanakosin Inn Ayothaya” means “The preserved Buddha image of the Mahani Rattana Patimakorn Buddha,” King Rama I built the Temple of the Emerald Buddha while creating the royal palace and fortress in the Grand Palace. But the first building in the palace was all woodwork Except Phra Kaeo Temple, only at the brick building Phra Kaew temple, built for 2 years, was completed in the year 2327. Within the temple consists of a Buddhist temple (with mural paintings), Phra Por Klang around the temple (wall writing about Ramayana), Montien Tham Tower, located in the middle of the northern pool of Phra. The two golden chedi temple located in front of Montien Tham The bell tower is located on the right side of the temple. The bell, which was brought from Wat Saket Sala, 12 houses, and was invited to invite the Father of the Gods, namely Phra Ramathibodi (U Thong), which was the first royal family, built the old city. Converted into a silver-clad Buddha statue, enshrined in the temple The temple was named “Phra Thep Tandrorn Tower” The Emerald Buddha Temple has been fully renovated. The major restoration of the monastery In the reign of King Nang Klao, the head was lost due to the dilapidated temple. And in the reign of King Rama V, there was a restoration to celebrate the Rattanakosin City for 100 years in the year 2425. Later, in the reign of King Rama V, please have the restoration Both the monastery on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the royal ceremony and in the reign of King Maha Bhumibol Adulyadej Ram again in 2525 when the pageant Rattanakosin 200 Years with HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s. HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presided over the restoration

Remarkable feature:
– There are very beautiful murals
– Phra Prang 8, Phra Sri Rattana Chedi, Nakorn Prasat Temple, Champlue Temple, Phra Thepthidon
– A giant figure sculpture from the Ramayana literature
– Used as an assembly of important religious ceremonies of the nation.

There are 6 ways to travel:
Method 1: BTS + Chao Phraya Express Boat
Method 2: BTS + buses
Method 3: MRT Hua Lamphong + Bus
Method 4 is Tha Wang Lang ferry (Phran Nok) or Siriraj Tha
Method 5 is the bus
Method 6 is traveling by private car.

No matter which national tourist wants to see the beauty of Phra Kaew temple Phra Kaew Temple is our priceless temple since the reign of King Rama IX. Established Rattanakosin And to be a temple in the Grand Palace Visitors can go to pay homage to the Emerald Buddha. That is enshrined in the temple And must be dressed properly

2. Phra Chetuphon Wimolmangkalaram Temple (Wat Pho) (วัดพระเชตุพนวิมลมังคลาราม หรือวัดโพธิ์)

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Pho Temple is located along Sanam Chai Road and Maharaj Road. Next to the Grand Palace Open to visitors every day between 08.00 AM – 06.30 PM Foreigners will have to buy tickets for 50 baht each for tourists to dress politely. Ladies do not wear shorts over the knee to visit.
Architecture and Important
1. Phra Vihara of the Reclining Buddha
2. Phra Maha Chedi Si Rajakarn
3. Phra Ubosot
4. Phra Rabieng
5. Como a rockery and twisted hermit
6. Phra Mondob
7. Legend of Yak Wat Pho
8. Phra Vihara Tis
9. Phra Vihara Kod
10. Wasukri’s Residence
11. Sum Pratu Song Mongkut
12. Sala Karnparien
13. Phra Maha Stupa
14. Sala Rai
15. Chinese Ballast
16. Surrounding Communities
17. Somdet Wo Pho To Library

Getting to Wat Pho Have a bus through
• Bus Nos. 1, 3, 6, 9, 12, 25, 32, 44, 47, 48, 53, 82
• Air-conditioned bus Nos. 1, 6, 7, 8, 12, 44, 48
• Chao phraya Express boat. Get off at Tha Chang pier, Tha Tien Pier or Pak Klong Talad Pier, then walk through Thai Wang Road entrance.

3. Wat Arun Ratchawararam (วัดอรุณ)

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Address: 34 Arun Amarin, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai District Bangkok 10600
Open for viewing every day at 08.30 AM – 08.00 PM.

Wat Arun, Rachawararam or Wat Chaeng, is located along the Chao Phraya River, opposite Wat Pho. It is well known in both Thai and foreign countries in the beauty of the Prang which is the highest in Thailand. Is a beautiful temple along the Chao Phraya River Including the art of the first grade Rattanakosin
The beautiful architecture within the temple consists of The large Phra Prang Phra since the reign of King Rama 3 adorns the color tiles. And the new temple building, Song Chaturakam Sung Yai If coming in the evening When viewed from the city side Will see the sun in the horizon Disappeared behind the temple of Arun The last orange light splash of the day reflects the Chao Phraya water. Is a picture that impresses us and the foreigners forget

4. The Grand Palace (พระบรมมหาราชวัง)

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Address: 158 Thanon Wang Doem, Khwaeng Wat Arun, Khet Bangkok Yai, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10600
Opening hours: The Grand Palace is open for viewing every day from 08.30 am. -16.30 pm. (Admission ticket room closes at 03.30 pm.)
Admission fee: Thai people do not have admission fees, foreigners, admission fee of 500 baht per person, including admission tickets to the royal palace and royal coins. Vimanmek Throne Hall Or Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall
Note: Please dress politely. (** For tourists who are not polite, must change clothes that the palace office provides)
Grand Palace Located on Na Phalan Road Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang Subdistrict, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok From the former residence of the Thai King At present, the Grand Palace is considered one of the tourist attractions, not to be missed by foreign tourists. Who travel to see the beauty of the throne behind the white wall And visit the Emerald Buddha statue enshrined in the Grand Palace

5. Museum Siam: Discovery Museum (มิวเซียมสยาม พิพิธภัณฑ์การเรียนรู้)

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Open Tuesday – Sunday (Closed every Monday) from 10.00 am. – 06.00 pm.
Admission rate
normal person:
Student (age 15 years and over) 50 baht
Thai adults 100 baht
Foreign adults 200 baht
5 or more groups:
Student (age 15 years and over) 25 baht
Thai adults 50 baht
Foreign adults 100 baht
Free admission:
Thai youth and foreign youth under 15 years old, 60 years of age and older, monks, monks, disabled people and disabled persons, guide (show identification issued by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports)

Museum Siam Museum (Discovery Museum) under the National Museum of Learning (SPS) is the first learning museum that focuses on Creating a fresh experience in museum viewing Which was established for the prototype of Pleasant learning resources And help raise the standard of learning management in a new way To the people Especially Thai children and youths about creating consciousness in knowing themselves, knowing neighbors and knowing the world, including creating “New concept and image” of the museum in a learning society Through modern technology And creative activities for learning history and various stories Is more fun

6. Erawan Shrine (ศาลพระพรหมเอราวัณ)

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Travel: Take the BTS at Chidlom Station or walk a little from the hotel on the BTS walkway.
Open: 09.00 am. – 09.00 pm.
Erawan Shrine Considered the top Brahma court In Thailand, there are many people who worship. This shrine was built to show respect for the Brahma gods. The highest god of Brahmanism The Brahma Brahma has four faces, each of which faces different feelings of compassion, compassion and justice. A passionate atmosphere combined with faith from people who flock to worship from morning until late at night. Along with performances from the Nang Ram and the Lion Dance Parade, will give you a unique experience that you will never forget.

7. Siam Niramit (สยามนิรมิต)

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Travel by BTS: BTS Station, Cultural Center Exit No. 1, free shuttle service from 05.00 pm. – 07.45 pm. And from 09.30 pm – 10.00 pm.
Opening hours: 05.00 pm. – 10.00 pm.
Show time: 08.00 pm. Daily. The duration of the show is 80 minutes.

Siam Niramit is located opposite the Thailand Cultural Center. Is the venue for a new Thai cultural show World standard level Presenting history, culture, customs, traditions, ways of life and beliefs of the Siamese people. Through presentations using modern technology, including scenes, lighting systems, sound and images
Siam Niramit is the ultimate world-class performance, fine, beautiful, spectacular and worthy of Thai culture. Marvelous with special techniques, the perfect sound system, the world’s largest stage, Siam Niramit has won awards and praise from various organizations. Including tourists that is the best show in the world

8. Asiatique The Riverfront (เอเชียทีค เดอะ ริเวอร์ฟร้อนท์)

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Traveling by using the BTS Skytrain and connecting the boat of the project (Not recommended to use personal cars)
Opening and closing hours: Daily Time: 04. pm. – 24.00 pm.
Travel method: Take BTS Saphan Tak station and exit at exit 2, then take the Shuttle Boat of the project. It takes about 5 minutes. (The boat starts at 04.00 pm – 11.00 pm.)
Asiatique The Riverfront is Asia’s largest riverfront shopping center, located along the Chao Phraya River. Between Soi Charoenkrung 72-76 managed by Thai Retail Investment Property Fund by AssetWare Retail Company Limited. Waterfront restaurant It is also home to the Calypso Theater, which has been moved from Asia Hotel. And the Joe Louis Theater which has been moved from Suan Lum Night Bazaar
Asiatique The Riverfront Charoen Krung District Another landmark of Bangkok people, near the Saphan Taksin BTS station, convenient to travel and also not to worry about the traffic jam as well. Sightseeing, socializing, shopping, sightseeing, taking beautiful pictures in the classic atmosphere of old warehouses Along the Chao Phraya River Plus a lot of Thai products for foreigners to choose to buy as souvenirs to go home

9. Planetarium (ท้องฟ้าจำลอง)

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Address: Khlong Toei Bangkok 10110

Science Center for Education, or known as, Bangkok Planetarium is the learning center for science, astronomy, and geology. It consists of the Planetarium Building which has the planetarium room is here. The presentation will be rotated every two months. The exhibition in “Stars and Life” is displaying outside the building. Science and Technology Building is the place to display the technology exhibition, Underwater World Building presents the exhibition “Amazing Life Under Water”, the Nature and Environment Building exhibits the living things, and the health Science Building is the sport center such as swimming pool and futsal pitch.

Feature:
-Planetarium room
-Exhibitions

History: King Rama IX and Queen Sirikit opened Bangkok Planetarium on Tuesday 18 August 1964. Planetarium Building consists of two important zone, the planetarium room and the exhibition area.

10. Kalayanamit Temple (วัดกัลยาณมิตร)

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Address: 371 Arun Amarin Road, New Cut, Soi 6, Wat Kanlaya, Thon Buri District, Wat Kanaya, Thon Buri, Bangkok 10600
Chao Phraya Nikorn Bodin (grown) Ton Sakul Kalayanamit That the numeral Dedicate houses and land nearby Which was originally a village with Chinese monks residing And later called Gudi Chinese Village Built as a temple in 2368 BC Offering a royal monastery His Majesty King Nang Klao, head of the reign of King Rama III Kalayanamit Temple And created the royal temple and royal monks Is a large Buddha image, named Phra Buddha Trai Ratana, Prime Minister or Luang Pho To

Remarkable feature:
– Luang Pho To
– Giant bell, the largest in Thailand