23 Sights in Bangkok, Thailand (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Bangkok, Thailand. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 23 sights are available in Bangkok, Thailand.

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1. วัดจักรวรรดิราชาวาสวรมหาวิหาร

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Chakkrawat Rajawa Woramahaviharn Temple Or popularly known as the Chakkram Temple or Chakkrawat Rajawat Temple Formerly a temple named Nang Pluem Temple, Ayutthaya period Later, in the Rattanakosin period, Sam Pluem Temple was assumed to be from three women. And maybe because it is close to Sampeng or Sam Peng similar to the Sam Chin Temple Or Wat Traimit Wittharam Worawihan That are close to each other Chao Phraya Bodindecha Re -renovated the temple, including the monastery, about 1819, and presented His Majesty the King as a royal temple And gave the name Wat Chakkrawat Rajawat, about 1815, in the temple there are courts and statues of the Chao Phraya Bodindecha. In which the molding artist was molding from the image of the statue of Chao Phraya Bodindecha at King Ramathibodi (The beetle), the King of Cambodia, built in the city of Udong Meechai

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2. พระบรมมหาราชวัง

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The Grand Palace is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam since 1782. The king, his court, and his royal government were based on the grounds of the palace until 1925. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, resided at the Chitralada Royal Villa and his successor King Vajiralongkorn at the Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall, both in the Dusit Palace, but the Grand Palace is still used for official events. Several royal ceremonies and state functions are held within the walls of the palace every year. The palace is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Thailand.

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3. วัดอรุณราชวรารามราชวรมหาวิหาร

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Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan or Wat Arun is a Buddhist temple (wat) in Bangkok Yai district of Bangkok, Thailand, on the Thonburi west bank of the Chao Phraya River. The temple derives its name from the Hindu god Aruna, often personified as the radiations of the rising sun. Wat Arun is among the best known of Thailand's landmarks. The first light of the morning reflects off the surface of the temple with pearly iridescence. Although the temple had existed since at least the seventeenth century, its distinctive prang (spire) was built in the early nineteenth century during the reigns of Rama II and Rama III.

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4. ถนนเยาวราช

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Yaowarat Road in Samphanthawong District is the main artery of Bangkok's Chinatown. Modern Chinatown now covers a large area around Yaowarat and Charoen Krung Road. It has been the main centre for trading by the Chinese community since they moved from their old site some 200 years ago to make way for the construction of Wat Phra Kaew, the Grand Palace. Nearby is the Phahurat or Little India. The area is bordered by the Chao Phraya River to the south. Yaowarat Road is well known for its variety of foodstuffs, and at night turns into a large "food street" that draws tourists and locals from all over the city.

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5. พระพุทธมหาสุวรรณปฏิมากร

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The Golden Buddha, officially titled Phra Phuttha Maha Suwanna Patimakon, commonly known in Thai as Phra Sukhothai Traimit, is a gold Maravijaya Attitude seated Buddharupa statue, with a weight of 5.5 tonnes. It is located in the temple of Wat Traimit, Bangkok, Thailand. At one point in its history the statue was covered with a layer of stucco and coloured glass to conceal its true value, and it remained in this condition for almost 200 years, ending up as what was then a pagoda of minor significance. During relocation of the statue in 1955, the plaster was chipped off and the gold revealed.

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6. บรมบรรพต

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Borombanpat or Mt. Thong is a simulated mountain pagoda located in Wat Sa Ket Ratchaworawihan. From the original wishes of King Sitklao, who created a large twelve wooden corner prang to the east of Phra Nakhon, like the Golden Mountain Pagoda in Ayutthaya Province. But because the structure weighs heavily, The soil lanes in the area are not supportable. So Ong Prang came down. Later, in the reign of King Mongkut's reign, It has been transformed into a golden mountain as it is today, where he laid the headstone in 1865.

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7. สวนผักกาด

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Suan Pakkad Palace or Suan Pakkard Palace is a museum in Bangkok, Thailand. It is located on Sri Ayutthaya Road, south of the Victory Monument. The museum has Thai antiques on display, including Ban Chiang pottery over 4,000 years old. Originally the home of Prince Chumbhotbongs Paribatra and his wife, they converted it into a museum which opened in 1952. The museum features a group of four traditional Thai houses with covered hallways between them. There is also artwork on display in its Marsi Gallery.

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8. มิวเซียมสยาม

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Museum Siam is a discovery museum that is located at Sanam Chai road in Bangkok, Thailand. The museum was established in 2007 in the former building of the Ministry of Commerce. It was created to teach the national identity and history of the people of Thailand, and their relationships with neighboring cultures. The motto of the museum is “Play + Learn = เพลิน” ; through a series of interactive exhibits, the museum shows the development of Thailand from the past to present.

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9. วัดราชบุรณราชวรวิหาร

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Wat Ratchaburana Ratchaworawihan or usually shortened to Wat Ratchaburana (วัดราชบูรณะ), commonly known as Wat Liap (วัดเลียบ), is a second-class temple in Maha Nikaya sect of Buddhism, located at 119 Chakkraphet Road, Wang Burapha Phirom Subdistrict, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok at the foot of the Memorial Bridge near Pak Khlong Talat and Praisaniyakarn, diagonally from the Long Corridor of Suankularb Wittayalai School.

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10. วัดระฆังโฆสิตารามวรมหาวิหาร

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Wat Rakhangkhositaram Woramahaviharn or usually shortened to Wat Rakhangkhositaram (วัดระฆังโฆสิตาราม), familiarly known as Wat Rakhang (วัดระฆัง) is a second-class royal monastery in Bangkok, Thailand. It's located at 250/1 Arun Amarin Road, Siri Rat Subdistrict, Bangkok Noi District, Thonburi side on the west bank of Chao Phraya River near Siriraj Hospital, Wang Lang Market and Ban Khamin Junction.

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11. วัดบวรนิเวศราชวรวิหาร

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วัดบวรนิเวศราชวรวิหาร
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Wat Pavaranivesh Vihara Ratchawarawihan is a major Buddhist temple (wat) in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok, Thailand. Being the residence of Nyanasamvara Suvaddhana; the late Supreme Patriarch of Thailand, it is the final resting place of two former kings of Chakri Dynasty; King Vajiravudh and King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The temple was established in 1824 by Mahasakti Pol Sep, viceroy during the reign of King Rama III.

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12. ศาลหลักเมืองกรุงเทพมหานคร

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Bangkok City Pillar Shrine Is a court that was built with the establishment of Rattanakosin as the capital According to the Brahmin tradition that Before building a city, he had to make a rise to the city pillars in an important Chaiyaphum. In order to be a blessing for the country to be built Bangkok City Pillar Shrine is located in the southeast corner of Sanam Luang. Opposite the Grand Palace, Lak Mueang Road

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13. วัดพระศรีรัตนศาสดาราม

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Wat Phra Kaew, commonly known in English as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and officially as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram, is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. The complex consists of a number of buildings within the precincts of the Grand Palace in the historical centre of Bangkok. It houses the statue of the Emerald Buddha, which is venerated as the country's palladium.

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14. อนุสาวรีย์ชัยสมรภูมิ

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Victory Monument is a military monument in Bangkok, Thailand. The monument was erected in June 1941 to commemorate the Thai victory in the Franco-Thai War. The monument is in Ratchathewi District, northeast of central Bangkok, at the center of a traffic circle in the intersection of Phahonyothin, Phaya Thai and Ratchawithi roads.

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15. วัดอินทรวิหาร

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Wat Intharawihan or Wat Intharavihan is a Third Class Royal wat (temple) located in the Phra Nakhon District of Bangkok, Thailand. It is noted for its 32 metres (105 ft) high standing Buddha statue known as Luang Pho To or "Phra Si Ariyamettrai" that was erected on the inspiration of the still highly revered abbott Somdej Toh.

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16. อนุสาวรีย์หมู

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The Pig Monument, officially known as the Sahathat Monument, is a pig-shaped monument located by the front moat of Khlong Khun, at the foot of the bridge of Khlong Khun, opposite Wat Rajabophit Sathit Maha Simaram, by the Queen's Road. The Grand Palace area designed by Her Royal Highness.

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17. สวนอัมพร

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Amporn Park is the venue in front of the horse-shaped royal courtyard. U Thong Nai Road, Dusit, Dusit, Bangkok, in the middle is a large circular pond. There's a fountain. There is an outdoor venue and a performance stage. Amporn Park is overseen by the Royal Household.

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18. Khaosan Road

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Khaosan Road or Khao San Road is a short street in central Bangkok, Thailand constructed in 1892 during the reign of Rama V. It is in the Bang Lamphu area of Phra Nakhon District about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew.

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19. วัดราชประดิษฐสถิตมหาสีมารามราชวรวิหาร

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Wat Ratchapradit Sathit Mahasimaram Ratcha Wora Maha Viharn is a Buddhist temple in the Phra Nakhon District of Bangkok. Wat Ratchaparadit was designated a first-class royal monastery in 1915, making it one of the most significant temples in Thailand.

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20. เสาชิงช้า

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The Giant Swing is a religious structure in Sao Chingcha Subdistrict, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok, Thailand. Located in front of Wat Suthat, it was formerly used in an old Brahmin ceremony, and is one of Bangkok's tourist attractions.

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21. Gurdwara Siri Guru Singh Sabha

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Gurdwara Siri Guru Singh Sabha Melanochromis / Public domain

Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, located in Bangkok's Phahurat district, is a place of worship for a Sikh community that settled in Thailand for about a century and established a textile industry that is still thriving today.

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22. วัดสระเกศราชวรมหาวิหาร

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Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan (Thai: วัดสระเกศราชวรมหาวิหาร, usually shortened to Wat Saket is a Buddhist temple in Pom Prap Sattru Phai district, Bangkok, Thailand.

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23. สนามหลวง

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Sanam Luang is a 74.5 rai (119,200 m2) open field and public square in front of Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand. Sanam Luang is in the Phra Nakhon District, the historic center of Bangkok.

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