Attractions in Bangkok

Recommended attractions in Bangkok

 

Wat Pho In Bangkok

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The Temple of the Reclining BuddhaWat Pho, or Wat Phra Chetuphon, is located behind the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and a MUST-do for any first-time visitor in Thailand or in Bangkok. It’s one of the largest temple complexes in the city and famed for its giant reclining Buddha its covered in gold leaf and its measures 46 metres long.It’s an easy ten minute walk from the Grand Palace, and we recommend coming to Wat Pho second, because even though the golden Buddha here is just as popular many people don’t take the time to wander around the rest of the complex so the experience tends to be far more relaxing. Wat Pho is often considered the leading school of massage in Thailand, so you really are in good hands here. Since December 2012, entrance to the temple costs 100 baht and you can visit any time between 08:00 and 17:00.This is also a great place to get a traditional Thai massage.

 

 

Address: 2 Sanamchai Road, Grand Palace Subdistrict, Pranakorn District, Bangkok 10200

Phone:02 226 0335

Floating market of Damnoen Saduak

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There are countless floating markets throughout the country. The colorfully clad merchants at these lively markets paddle along congested canals in sturdy canoes laden with vegetables and fresh fruit to sell to shoppers on the banks. There is lots of activity and chatter– bargaining is common – that’s all part of the fun — but don’t expect to get the price down more than a few baht.

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The most famous of the floating markets is Damnoen Saduak, about 100 kilometers southwest of Bangkok. This buzzing market is at its best in the early morning before the crowds arrive and the heat of the day builds up. Our tour also includes a visit to Nakorn Pathom, Phra Pathom Chedi, supposedly the largest pagoda in Southeast Asia.

 

Mansion 7 Bangkok – Haunted House

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Mansion seven is a shopping centre themed around a horror/Halloween idea. The entire place is done up and decorated giving off a spooky vibe from the shop fronts to the walk ways and even the outside of the building. If you like spooky and dark stuff, thads the place to be .

Address:  Ratchadaphisek 14 Alley, Lane 2, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310

Phone:02 692 6311

 

Royal Palace in Bangkok

Probably the most visited and remembered landmark of Thailand, The Grand Palace in Bangkok is where every visitor must pay a visit at least once in their lifetime. The construction of the Grand Palace began in 1782 during the reign of King Rama I, the founder of Chakri Dynasty, to become a royal residence, and it has been the utmost architectural symbol of Thailand ever since. The Grand Palace served as a significant royal residence until 1925 and is now used for ceremonial purposes only.

The Grand Palace is divided into three main zones:Home to royal offices The Outer Court, public buildings and the Temple of Emerald Buddha; the Middle Court, which is where the most important residential and state buildings are; and the Inner Court, which is exclusively reserved for the king, his queen and his consorts.

 

Adress of the royal palace Bangkok : Na Phra Lan Rd, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, 10200

02 623 5500

 

Crocodile farm – Elephant Show

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Be entertained to the greatest elephant show in Thailand and enjoy a spectacular show of Crocodile Wrestling between man and crocodiles….

Samphran Crocodile Farm, situated on Phetkasem Road, about 30 kms from Bangkok. Enjoy a spectacular show of Crocodile Wrestling between man and crocodiles are also offers. The farm of more than 10,000 crocodiles is acclaimed to have one of the cleanest and most impressive public crocodile displays in the world. (by CITES) and The Magic Show…..

See the Greatest Elephant Show in Thailand, an elephant show complete with dramatic sounds and narration Watch a ceremonial rite to bless the buffalo hide cord before hunting the elephants. Be entertained to football jumbo cup, dancing and at play from well-trained cutes. This place you MUST visit in Bangkok

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Adress : Petkasem Road K.m. 30, Samphran District, Nakhon Pathom Province 73110 Thailand

Telephoon number : +66 (0) 2295 2938

 

Siam Niramit Show in Bangkok

Check for more info : http://www.siamniramit.com/

 

 

 

 

 

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