City Pillar Shrine in Suphan Buri

The Suphan Buri City Pillar Shrine (ศาลเจ้าพ่อหลักเมืองสุพรรณบุรี) or City’s Guardian Shrine, is a beautiful Chinese temple and also the main city gate of Suphan Buri, in Central Thailand. It is located on on Malai Man Road, Tambon Rua Yai. The shrine houses Shiva and Narayana statues carved from green stone and a Buddhist bas-relief to Continue Reading

Sri Maha Mariamman Hindu Temple in Silom, Bangkok

Sri Maha Mariamman Temple (วัดพระศรีมหาอุมาเทวี), also known as Wat Khaek is a colorful 100-years-old Hindu Temple located on the Silom road, Bangkok. The temple was built in 1879 in a South Indian architecture style combining between Chola and Palava by Vaithi Padayatchi, a Tamil Hindu immigrant, about a decade after he arrived in Thailand. The Continue Reading

Pom Phra Sumen Fort in Bangkok

Phra Sumen Fort (ป้อมพระสุเมรุ) is one of two last remaining original forts in Bangkok. The riverfront fortress was built in 1782 to protect the city from naval invasions. The snow-white fort rises majestically in the central district of the Thai capital, in the middle of Santi Chai Prakan Park. The architecturally well-preserved structure is one Continue Reading

Wat Ratchabophit in Bangkok

Wat Ratchabophit (วัดราชบพิธสถิตมหาสีมารามราชวรวิหาร) also known as Wat Ratchabophit Sathit Maha Simaram Ratcha Wara Maha Wihan, is a impressive and majestuous temple built in European and Thai styles. It is located on Atsadang Road, Bangkok, not far from the Grand Palace complex and Wat Pho. His Majesty King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), a lover of the western Continue Reading

Wat Sothon Wararam Woraviharn in Chachoengsao

Wat Sothon Wararam Woraviharn (วัดโสธรวรารามวรวิหาร) originally called Wat Hong is the oldest temple in Chachoengsao, a province in central Thailand. It is situated on the river bank, about 2 kilometers from the City Hall of the town. This Buddhist temple was built during the reign of King Narai the Great in the late Ayutthaya period Continue Reading

Wat Khun Inthapramun in Ang Thong, largest reclining Buddha in Thailand

Wat Khun Inthapramun (วัดขุนอินทประมูล) is the largest and longest reclining Buddha of Thailand. Also known as Wat Khun In Pramun, it is a Buddhist temple complex in the province of Ang Thong in central Thailand. The temple is located in the middle of rice fields, about eleven kilometers north-west of the provincial capital Ang Thong Continue Reading

Elephant Building (Chang Building), Bangkok

The Elephant Building (ตึกช้าง) or Chang Building is a unconventional skyscraper located on the intersection between Paholyothin Road and Ratchadaphisek Road in Bangkok. It is situated in the north of the city, in the business district of Chatuchak which is very popular for the Weekend Market. Also called The Elephant Tower, is one of the Continue Reading

Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall in Bangkok

The Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall (พระที่นั่งอนันตสมาคม), also known as Phra Thinang Anantasamakhom, is a spectacular building in Italian neoclassical style located within the Dusit Palace premises in Bangkok. A Italian neoclassical style Palace The palace is a 49.5 m high two storey building with a impressive large dome and walls covered with paintings by Professor Continue Reading

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