Bangkok's Temples Are A Unique Part Of The Capital's Heart And Soul. A Visit Here Would Not Be Complete Without Seeing At Least Two Of Them. The Architecture Is Awe-inspiring And The Glittering Decoration Like No Other. Imagine Thousands Of Pieces Of Colored Glass And Pottery Adorned With Intricate Structures Gilded In Glaring Gold - You're Indeed In A City Of Angels!
Wat Arun Ratcha Wararam Ratchaworamahawihan, the royal temple of King Rama II, is situated on Arun Amarain road, on the west bank of the Chao Praya river in Thonburi.
The temple was built during the Ayutthaya period and was origina...
Wat Bowonniwet Vihara is a first class Royal Buddhist monastery (raja wara maha vihara) of the Dhammayut tradition, located on the northeast side of Bangkok's Ratanakosin island, just inside the old city wall bordering Banglumpoo canal, on Pra Sumeru road. The monastery's name comes from the Pali...
A short walk from Ratchawong Pier will bring you to Wat Chakrawat. Although the main temple compound is rather small, the temple houses one of the three largest groups of monks and novices.
Inside the small temple compound, a great...
Wat Chana Songkram
This is probably one of the best know temples among foreign visitors as it is located right opposite the famous Khaosan Road. This temple is Wat Chana Songkram Ratchaworamahawihan, another second-class royal temple built in the pre-Rattanakosin era.
Wat Intara Viharn
Wat Intara Viharn (or Wat Indra Viharn) is located in the Phra Nakorn district at the Bangkhunbharma junction on Wisutthikasat Road. This temple is also call Temple of Standing Buddha.
One of its main features is a 32 metres high, 10 metres wide standing Buddha ...
If you spend any time on the river as you explore Bangkok, you can hardly miss Wat Kalayanamit, with its massive wiharn close by the river on the Thonburi side. The temple isn't on the main tourist trail, but it is part of a pleasant walk through the old port district...
The Wat Mahathat Yuwaratrangsarit is one of the most sacred places in Thailand, considered to be one of the 10 royal temples of the highest class. Called the Temple of the Great Relic, the site is the main meeting and teaching place of the Mahanikai sect, the largest ...
Wat Mangkon Kamalawat
Wat Mangkon Kamalawat (Dragon Flower Temple) known as Wat Leng Noei Yi, is the largest and most important Chinese Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand. It hosts celebrations of a number of year-round events, including Chinese New Year, and the annual Chinese vegetaria...
Wat Pho & The Reclining Buddha
Wat Pho or Wat Phra Chetuphon as the Thai`s often names it, is the largest and one of the oldest temple in Bangkok. You`ll find it on Chetuphon road.
Located beside the neo-baroque Grand Palace, Wat Po is a complex of stunning temples with intermingling spires of intricate and ornate desi...