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

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 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

Wat Bang Phli Yai Nai in Samut Prakan

Wat Bang Phli Yai Nai (วัดบางพลีใหญ่ใน) is a beautiful Buddhist temple located near Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport in Samut Prakan province. The temple was built in honor to King Naresuan the Great, who ruled the Kingdom of Siam from 1590 until his death in 1605, and to commemorate the defeat of the Burmese soldiers who invaded Continue Reading

Rajamangala National Stadium, Bangkok

The Rajamangala Stadium (ราชมังคลากีฬาสถาน) is the national stadium of Thailand located in the subdistrict of Hua Mak in Bangkapi, Bangkok. Part of the Hua Mak Sports Complex and owned by Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT), Rajamangala National Stadium serves as the home stadium for the Thailand national football team. The stadium generally hosts major football Continue Reading

Chitralada Palace (Chitralada Royal Villa) and Dusit Palace, Bangkok

Chitralada Palace also called Chitralada Royal Villa (พระตำหนักจิตรลดารโหฐาน) is the residence of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) and HM Queen Sirikit in Bangkok. Built in 1913, the residence is surrounded by a moat, and with a total area of 4 square kilometers, is part of the Dusit Palace. The Chitralada Royal Continue Reading

Wat Bowonniwet Vihara Rajavaravihara, Bangkok

Wat Bowonniwet Vihara Rajavaravihara (วัดบวรนิเวศวิหารราชวรวิหาร) or Wat Bowon Niwet Wihan Ratchaworawihan, is home of the Thammayut Nikaya school of Thai Theravada Buddhism and a beautiful Buddha, the Phra Puttha Chinasi (พระพุทธชินสีห์) shaped in 1357. This major Buddhist temple is situated in Phra Nakhon district of Bangkok, Thailand. A royal temple His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej Continue Reading