Attractions Photos of Bangkok
Attractions, image galleries, Bangkok
Bangkok is a sprawling city with legendary traffic jams combined with high temperatures and humidity, so the secret of sightseeing in Bangkok is to take your time. Carry your own bottled water, avoid the heat of the midday sun, and remember than Bangkok by night is just as good if not better than Bangkok by day, and you'll see wonders on every corner.
Bangkok's temples are definitely a large part of the capital's heart and soul. Best visited in the morning before the heat of the day sets in. The architecture is awe-inspiring, just Imagine thousands of pieces of coloured glass and pottery adorned with intricate mouldings, carvings and st
A cruise on the legendary Chao Phraya River and using the regular boat taxis on some canals on the Thonburi side is one the most pleasant and best ways to explore Bangkok: you will be close to the real Thai life in the city. Many river tours can be booked as organized tours.
Dreamworld, located in Rangsit, is one of the most popular fun theme parks in Bangkok with over 25 exciting amusement rides, go-cart circuits, fantastic town and outdoor games.
The Erawan Falls are located only a three hour drive from Bangkok and are a famous destination for day trips and tours from the Thai capital.
The Erawan Falls are arguably the most beautiful waterfalls in Thailand. They are named after the Erawan, a three-headed white elephant of Hindu myt
Grand Palace in Bangkok sits on the banks of the Chao Praya river and dominates the history of the King's of Thailand since the 18th century. For a traveller or sightseer in Bangkok the Grand Palace is one of the top 10 sites you should see in Bangkok.
The Grand Palace was started in 1782
Steeped in interesting history, Lopburi is full of temple ruins, which mainly date from the Ayutthaya period. Lopburi is located almost 150 kilometers north east of Bangkok, reachable in a day trip.
The temple ruins in Lopburi take you back in time: for example, the Prang Sam Yot was origi
The Royal Palace -- or Grand Palace -- in Bangkok is one of the most famous tourist destinations of Thailand. Wat Phra Kaeow, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, is just next door.
Construction of the Royal Palace began in 1782 and was completed in time for the coronation of Rama I. The pres
Upon his return from Europe in 1897, King Rama V (1868-1910) used his personal money to purchase orchards and paddy fields between Padung Krungkasem Canal and Samsen Canal for the construction of a royal garden which he named The Dusit Garden.
The first permanent residence in the Dusit Gar
Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn, is one of the most famous landmarks of Bangkok and on every tourist map.
It is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River and as such easily accessible both by river boat (with great views from the boat) or from the city by road. Wat Arun is however bes
Wat Boworniwet is the official temple of Thailand's current monarch, King Bhumibol. His Highness and his son, Prince Vajiralongkorn, were both temporarily ordained here as monks.
This temple is also the center for the Thammayut Buddhist sect, residence of the Supreme Patriarch and site of
Wat Pho in Bangkok is one of the most well-known and most visited landmarks of this city. First construction on this Buddhist temple started in 1788.
Besides being famous for its giant Reclining Buddha and intricate artwork throughout, it offers the most renown school for Traditional Thai