Loha Prasat at Wat Ratchanadda, Bangkok

Loha Prasat (โลหะปราสาท) in the grounds of Wat Ratchanaddaram (วัดราชนัดดาราม) also called Wat Ratchanatdaram Worawihan, is a impressive Buddhist temple of uncommon architecture in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok, near Khao San Road. This majestic temple is also known as “The Metal Castle” because its tall structure with 37 metal spires, symbolizing the 37 virtues of Continue Reading

Ancient Siam (Ancient City), Samut Prakan

Once known as Ancient City, the Ancient Siam (เมืองโบราณ in Thai) is a park situated in Samut Prakan province, about 33 km south-east of Bangkok on the Sukhumvit Road. This city features 116 full size and scale structures and replicas of Thailand’s famous monuments and a number of attractions, including the Grand Palace of Ayutthaya Continue Reading

Democracy Monument, Bangkok

The Democracy Monument (อนุสาวรีย์ประชาธิปไตย) is a monument and traffic circle located on Ratchadamnoen Road in the centre of Bangkok. This monument has four wings which guard the Constitution, representing the four branches of the Royal Thai Army. Carved panels on their bases with sculptures represent a number of stories: soldiers fighting, the personification, balance and Continue Reading

Wat Pathum Wanaram, Bangkok

Wat Pathum Wanaram (วัดปทุมวนาราม) or Wat Pathum Wanaram Ratcha Wora Viharn, is a Buddhist temple located in Pathum Wan district, between the shopping malls Siam Paragon and CentralWorld in Siam Square, Bangkok. Wat Pathum Wanaram was founded in 1857 by King Mongkut (Rama IV) near Sa Pathum Palace. Photos by Sven Petersen and Adventure in Continue Reading

Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok

Queen Sirikit National Convention Center is a convention center and exhibition hall located in the capital of Thailand, Bangkok. The Queen Sirikit Convention Center hosts different events, especially conferences, exhibitions and several international events. The center was officially opened on August 29, 1991, by their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit. On 12th August Continue Reading

Wat Phra Dhammakaya in Pathum Thani – The Largest Temple in Thailand

With more than 3000 monks, novices, laymen and laywomen, Wat Phra Dhammakaya (วัดพระธรรมกาย) is actually the largest Buddhist temple in Thailand. On Sundays and when special religious ceremonies are carried out, this temple can attract over 100,000 devotees. A huge UFO-shaped temple It is located about 16 kilometers from Bangkok in Khlong Luang District of Continue Reading