Attractions in Bangkok

June 5-7, 2021 | Bangkok, Thailand

 

 

Grand Palace | The Grand Palace is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam (and later Thailand) since 1782. The king, his court, and his royal government were based on the grounds of the palace until 1925. King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX), resided at the Chitralada Royal Villa and his successor King Vajiralongkorn (Rama X) at the Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall, both in the Dusit Palace, but the Grand Palace is still used for official events. Several royal ceremonies and state functions are held within the walls of the palace every year. The palace is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Thailand.

Emerald Buddha | The Emerald Buddha is an image of the meditating Gautama Buddha seated in the lotus position, made of a semi-precious green stone (jasper rather than emerald or jade), clothed in gold. and about 66 centimetres (26 in) tall. The image is considered the sacred palladium of Thailand. It is housed in the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) on the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok.

Temple of the Dawn | The Temple of Dawn is the third novel in the Sea of Fertility tetralogy by the Japanese writer Yukio Mishima. For this as for the other novels in the series, Mishima travelled to various places to conduct research, including Wat Arun in Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Khao SAN Road | Miru, or "Khao SAN Road" transliterated, is located in Panakorn District of Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, near the port of Radanakoshin Island and 1km outside the Imperial Palace.At its west end it borders The Jurapong Road;East end and Tanao Road junction.It used to be the main rice market in Bangkok, hence its name."Khao SAN [permanently disabled Link] is the epitome of backpackers traveling in Bangkok," one person said.It is now popular with tourists from Europe, North America and Africa, and relatively few from Asia.Tourists use it as a transit point to other Thai cities and even southeast Asian countries, with travel agencies running from street to street.It is also sold by many street vendors: arts and crafts, paintings and calligraphy, clothing, pirated CDS, fake education diplomas and driving licenses, food, second-hand books and many other products.In recent years, Thai artists and students have been busking on the streets: painting, music, singing and dancing.This is Bangkok's most vibrant street, with a host of people from all over the world.One of the Thai writers of the road described as "the short road, with the longest dream in the world.

Chatuchak Weekend Market | As the most famous weekend market in Thailand and even in Asia, it attracts tourists from all over the world with abundant commodities and low prices. Covering an area of 0.14 square kilometers, there are more than 15,000 stalls. The market mainly offers cloth, clothing, pets, animals, food materials, cooked food and other miscellaneous goods.

Yaowarat Road | Yaowarat Road in Samphanthawong District is the main artery of Bangkok's Chinatown. Modern Chinatown now covers a large area around Yaowarat and Charoen Krung Road. It has been the main centre for trading by the Chinese community since they moved from their old site some 200 years ago to make way for the construction of Wat Phra Kaew, the Grand Palace. Nearby is the Phahurat or Little India. The area is bordered by the Chao Phraya River to the south. Yaowarat Road is well known for its variety of foodstuffs, and at night turns into a large "food street" that draws tourists and locals from all over the city.

                                                                      


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