Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha) : Famed for the massive – 15 meters tall and 46 meters long – Reclining Buddha, Wat Pho is the most popular temple in Bangkok.
Location: Chetuphon Road, Rattanakosin area
Wat Traimit (Golden Buddha Image) : Temple in the Chinatown area of Bangkok is a Royal temple famous for the enormous gold Buddha image it houses. he temple, which is officially named Wat Traimit Withayaram Worawihan and also known as The Temple of the Golden Buddha enshrines the massive solid gold Buddha image named Phra Phuttha Maha Suwan Patimakon displaying the Subduing Mara Mudra.
Location: Mittapha Road, Tahi-China, China Town, Bangkok
Wat Benchamabophit (The Marbel Temple): Known as the marble temple or Wat Ben. As it is classified as a first class Royal temple, it is also a temple of significant importance.The official name of the temple is Wat Benchamabophit Dusitwanaram,which means the Monastery of the fifth King near Dusit Palace, the fifth King being King Chulalongkorn the Great (Rama V).
Location: Rama V Road and Si Ayutthaya Road, Bangkok
Opening Hours: 08.00 am – 15.00 pm
The Grand Palace complex was established in 1782 and it consists of not only royal and throne halls, but also a number of government offices as well as the renowned Temple of the Emerald Buddha. It covers an area of 218,000 square metres and is surrounded by four walls, 1900 metres in length. After King Rama I ascended to the throne in 1782, the palace was built. Prior to this, the royal palace and centre of administration had been located in Thonburi, on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. For various reasons, the new King considered the former capital to be unsuitable and decided to establish a new capital on the other side of the river.
Location: Rattanakosin, Bangkok
Opening Hours: 08.30 am – 15.30 pm