Wat Traimit (Temple of the Golden Buddha), Bangkok

Wat Traimit (Temple of the Golden Buddha) is a fascinating Buddhist temple in Bangkok, home to the world’s largest solid gold Buddha statue called Phra Phuttha Maha Suwan Patimakon, it’s 3 meters tall and weighs approximately 5 ½ tons. This temple is located in Trimit Road, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong district of Bangkok (Chinatown) and very Continue Reading

Prince Chumphon Boat Shrine, Bangkok

The Prince Chumphon Boat Shrine Monument (ศาลเจ้าพ่อกรมหลวงชุมพร) is a 79 meters long and 19 meters wide ship-shaped shrine located in Tha Kham, Bang Khun Thian, Bangkok. The temple was dedicated to Admiral Prince Abhakara Kiartivongse, Prince of Chumphon, who is regarded as the father of the Royal Thai Navy. On the deck of the shrine Continue Reading

Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok

Suvarnabhumi Airport is one of the two international airports serving Bangkok, Thailand. The airport is currently the main hub for Thai Airways International, Bangkok Airways, Orient Thai Airlines, and Thai AirAsia (moved to Don Mueang in 2012). It also serves as regional gateway and connecting point for various foreign carriers. The control tower in Bangkok Continue Reading

Wat Benchamabophit, The Marble Temple in Bangkok

Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram (วัดเบญจมบพิตรดุสิตวนาราม), also known as the marble temple, is a Buddhist temple situated in the Dusit district of Bangkok, Thailand. Designed by Prince Naris, it is one of Bangkok’s most beautiful temples and one of the most popular tourist attractions. Wat Benchamabophit was built in 1899 by King Rama V and houses the Continue Reading

Victory Monument in Bangkok

The Victory Monument is a military monument in Bangkok, Thailand. The monument was erected in June 1941 to commemorate the Thai “victory” in the Franco-Siamese War, a brief conflict waged against the French colonial authorities in Indo-China, which resulted in Thailand annexing some territories in western Cambodia and northern and southern Laos. The Victory Monument Continue Reading

Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) and Grand Palace in Bangkok

Wat Phra Kaew and The Grand Palace is a must see if you’re visiting Bangkok. The Temple of the Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Kaew (วัดพระแก้ว) is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. It is also known as Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram and located in the historic centre of Bangkok (Phra Continue Reading