Thailand is a country located in Southeast Asia. It has the tropical climate, so the weather is hot and rainy. Bangkok is the capital and also the most populous city of Thailand. It has many places to visit. Tourist attractions in Bangkok attract a lot of visitors all around the world to discover its historical monuments and golden temples. Perhaps, it will take you a week to visit all interesting places in Bangkok
Built in 1782, the Grand Palace was the royal residence for many generations. Now, it is used for important ceremonies and welcoming a lot of heads of state. Within the palace complex are several impressive buildings including Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha). Visiting the Grand Palace in Bangkok, many visitors are overwhelmed by its unique architecture. Not only are tourists surprised by the golden temple tower, but they are also eager to discover the huge tower named Phra Sri Rattana. This tower was used to preserve the bodies of the last kings. Visitors also find sacred statues of elephants. Their role is to protect the towers.
Wat Pho temple is the largest and oldest temple in Bangkok. It is very famous for Buddha statue which is 46 meters long and 15 meters high. It is decorated by gold in the body and rubbies on eyes and feet. On its feet, there are 108 decorative styles of peace originated from China and India. Wat Pho is located in Sanam Chai Road and Maharaj road.
Chinatown is located in the most ancient place of Bangkok. It was formed by Chinese people who travelled to Thailand for business, from Rattanakosin dynasty in 1700. Located in the heart of Bangkok, this place is where Chinese people open a variety of shops close together. There are many small roads which are full of shops and diverse suppliers of goods. Chinatown is well-known for delicious food and souvenirs. Especially, it is very nosy and crowded at night because people gather together to chat or buy goods.
Sanam Luang (Phramen Campus)
It is an open field and a public square in front of Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand. This campus is used as a place to conduct many types of royal ceremonies. Around this field, there are many important works including Art Agency, Thammasat University and National Museum where exhibits a wonderful collection of artifacts and artworks from the Bronze Age.
Vimanmek mansion is a royal mansion of Thailand. It is located in Dusit palace complex. This is the largest palace made of yellow teak wood in the world. The King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) built this palace in 190. Located on the outskirt of Bangkok, it was a home for the king to relax and entertain. The king lived in this place for 5 years until 1906. From 1932, this mansion was turned into a warehouse. Since 1982, Vianney became a museum of King Chulalongkorn.
Wat Arun temple
Wat Arun situated on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, Thonburi. In the Vietnamese language, the temple is called the temple of Dawn. It is said to be one of the most stunning temples in Bangkok because of its riverside location and other unique features. Especially, its design is very different from other temples you have visited in Bangkok. This is the most ancient temple of Bangkok. It has an interesting story that when the King Thaksin decided to build a new capital in Thonburi, he arrived here on a dawn. Therefore, people called it “the dawn temple”.
Chao Phraya River
Chao Phraya is a major river in Thailand. Its sediment builds up the Mekong delta and other parts of the country's mainland.
Siam Ocean World
It is located in the outskirt of Minburi. It is about 30 minutes driving from Lat Phrao Bridge to the east. This recreational park has an artificial sea and slopes from a high tower. Siam Ocean World includes 30,000 creatures and 400 species of fish. Moreover, to get more, children can play a lot of activities on the playground or discover the zoo and botanical garden.
When to Bangkok, tourists will totally feel comfortable and relaxed. If they visit golden pagodas and the Royal Palace in Bangkok, tourists will admire the outstanding architecture and unique features. Moreover, visitors will be immersed in the world of peace and relaxation. Because Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand which is a famous tourism country, you will be totally satisfied by beautiful views, amazing temples and interesting activities.