Bangkok Attractions

There are more than 400 wats (or temples) disseminated all around Bangkok but everyone
rushes to three most famous ones: Wat Pra Kaew, Wat Arun and Wat Pho.
Must-See temples to visit while in Bangkok and fortunately many are located near the Grand
Palace, perfect for a day of fun exploration. Just remember to not only to bring your camera, but also to wear
long light pants, a tee shirt that covers your shoulders and proper shoes as some temples will not allow flip flops.
Drink lots of water and wear a hat or cap, as it can get real hot out there…

Day Trip Time 1-4 pax 5-8 pax
Bangkok / Half Day trip 8.00-12.00 2,000 2,500
Bangkok / Day trip 8.00-17.00 3,000 3,500

Chatuchak

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chatuchak Weekend Market,is very popular shopping centre to Thais and has become a popular place to tourists and foreigners who stay in Bangkok, has over 200,000 visitors each day(SAT-SUN) 30% is foreign. There are almost everything can be found here at a bargaining local price (not a tourist price), and most vendors actually come from local factories, like antique wood carving, clay handicrafts, local souvenirs from every parts of Thailand, Buddhist amulets, wooden funitures, hand made decorated flowers, plant, ceramic wares, dools, Thai Bejarong, Chinese wares, graden decorated plants, stones, trendy fashions, silk, hill-tribe outfits, fluffy dogs and more miscellaneous, etc. Chatuchak Weekend Market is open
WED-THU (Plants & Flowers) 6.00 am – 6.00 pm.
FRI (Wholesale day) 6.00 am – 6.00 pm.
SAT-SUN (Miscellaneous) 6.00 am – 6.00 pm.


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Temple of the Golden Buddha or Wat Traimit

This temple is well known for its 3-metre tall, 5.5 tons solid gold Buddha image, constructed over 700 years ago during the Sukhothai period. Originally the gold image was covered with plaster to conceal it from the invading Burmese and was just rediscovered accidentally about 40 years ago.
Opening hours : daily 8am – 5pm Entrance fees: 140฿
Dress code : Visitors are required to dress appropriately.


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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

Attraction Details : Next door to the Grand Palace you’ll find the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho). It’s the largest and oldest wat (temple) in Bangkok and, as the name suggests, is home to the enormous reclining Buddha. You’ll also find many more Buddha images at Wat Pho, which is said to have more statues of the Buddha than any other Bangkok temple.
Opening hours : daily 8am – 5pm Entrance fees: 20฿
Dress code : Visitors are required to dress appropriately.


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Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)

Attraction Details : Deep within the Grand Palace grounds you’ll find Thailand’s most sacred sight – the Emerald Buddha (Phra Kaew Morakot) contained within the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew or Wat Phra Keow). This temple is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in the country and is an essential palladium of Thai society.
Opening hours : Open daily from 8:30am to 3:30pm except during special royal ceremonies.
Dress code : Visitors are required to dress appropriately.


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The Grand Palace

Attraction Details : Probably the most visited and remembered landmark of Thailand, The Grand Palace in Bangkok is where every visitor must pay a visit at least once in their lifetime. The construction of the Grand Palace began in 1782 during the reign of King Rama I, the founder of Chakri Dynasty, to become a royal residence, and it has been the utmost architectural symbol of Thailand ever since. The Grand Palace served as a significant royal residence until 1925 and is now used for ceremonial purposes only.
Opening hours : Open daily from 8:30am to 3:30pm except during special royal ceremonies.
Entrance fees : 500 Baht, inclusive of access to Wat Phra Kaeo, The Royal Thai Decorations & Coins Pavilion and Queen Sirikit Museum of Textile, which are located within the Grand Palace compound.
Additional : 100 Baht for a rental personal audio guide in English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese or Mandarin. Dress code: Visitors are required to dress appropriately.