MahaNakhon Tower in Bangkok, Tallest Building in Thailand

The MahaNakhon Tower, Thailand’s tallest building, is a mixed-use 314-metre-high (1,030 ft) skyscraper with a floor area of 150,000 square meters, and 77 floors located in the Sathorn central business area of Bangkok. The tower, featuring hotel, restaurants and luxury 200 residences operated by the Ritz-Carlton. The serviced apartments in the building are priced between Continue Reading

Wat Saman Rattanaram Ganesh Temple in Chachoengsao

Wat Saman Rattanaram formerly known as Wat Mai Khun Saman is a Hindu Ganesh temple located in Bang Kaeo district of Chachoengsao in Central Thailand, at just a one-hour drive from Bangkok. Wat Saman Rattanaram hosts the biggest Reclining Ganesha statue in Thailand and the world and also giant Chinese Guanyin Goddess statues, ‘almost alive’ Continue Reading

Wat Rakhang – Temple of the Bells, Bangkok

Wat Rakhang Kositaram Woramahaviharn (วัด ระฆังโฆสิตาราม วรมหาวิหาร) also known as “The Temple of The Bells” is a Buddhist temple located in the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok Noi district, in the the heart of the old Bangkok, Thailand. Wat Rakhang was built during the Ayutthaya period and its ubosot was built Continue Reading

Wichayen House, Lopburi

The Wichayen House (บ้าน วิชาเยนทร์) is a 17th century ambassador’s royal residence located in Lop Buri, Central Thailand. King Narai the Great, the king of Ayutthaya, built this palace in 1658 for the French ambassadors that visited the Ayutthaya Kingdom. The center of the building complex is a Christian church with a bell tower, which Continue Reading

Wat Chedi Sao Lang, Lampang

Wat Chedi Sao Lang (วัดเจดีย์ซาวหลัง) literally “The Temple of Twenty Chedis”, is a Buddhist temple located amid rice fields about 6 km from Lampang town in Northern Thailand. As mentioned above, the temple has 20 chedis which were built in Burmese and Lanna styles. Moreover, the compound has also a small temple. The monastery’s main Continue Reading

Wat Prang Luang, Nonthaburi

Wat Prang Luang (วัดปรางค์หลวง) is an ancient Buddhist temple in Bang Yai District, Nonthaburi province, Thailand. The temple was constructed during the reign of King U-thong (อู่ทอง) also known as King Ramathibodi I during the Ayutthaya period. Wat Prang Luang’s main Buddha image is called Luang Por U-Thong and it’s located at the ordination hall Continue Reading

Wat Ban Rai – The Elephant Temple, Nakhon Ratchasima

Wat Ban Rai (วัดบ้านไร่) is a wonderful and marvelous elephant-shaped Buddhist temple, located between Korat and Chaiyaphum in Nakhon Ratchasima, northeastern Thailand. Located in the middle of a lake comprising an area of 48,562 square meters, it is one of the most fascinating temples in Thailand. Besides its stunning design in the shape of an Continue Reading