Must Visit Attractions in Bangkok – Colourful, exciting and smile inducing

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Uncover the hidden wonders of the fascinating Bangkok city and peek into its rich culture, history and architectural beauty. Here are a few attractions that will tempt you to visit Bangkok!

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The Grand Palace

The Grand Palace is one of the most iconic tourist destinations in Bangkok. Since the 18th century, the Grand Palace, also known as Phra Borom Maha Ratcha Wang, has been the official home and residence of the Kings of Siam.

The Temple of the Dawn

You should not miss the spellbinding sight of this amazing religious complex, especially when travelling along the Chao Phraya River. It is also known as Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan. It derives its name from the first light of the dawn which touches the surface of the temple giving it an iridescent quality.

Asiatique The Riverfront

Asiatique The Riverfront is located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River and tourists who choose to visit the Grand Palace by ferry will see this on their journey. It’s a shopping complex which also hosts an outdoor night market, albeit far more upscale when compared to the traditional night markets in Bangkok. For those who are staying at one of the many hotels in Sukhumvit Bangkok the likes of Emporium Suites by Chatrium, this attraction is 29 minutes away.

Wat Pho

Wat Pho is a popular royal temple and is one of the earliest to receive this accolade. Its defining feature is the large reclining Buddha statue which is 46 metres in length. Due to the temple’s 1,360 marble inscriptions, Wat Pho is called ‘the nation’s first public university’.

 

Intrigued by history, art and food, Lavinia Woolf is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary and writes of the exhilarating and enchanting. Google+

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