The Grand Palace is an official residence of the Kings which is composed of several buildings and is used for various official events. Nowadays the present King (King Rama IX) is not living here. However, The Grand Palace is still one of the main attractions in Bangkok. If you walk from Wat Phra Kaew, the
Wat Arun or Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan is one of the must-see temples in Thailand. The name of the temple can be translated into English that “The Temple of Dawn”. The name comes from the time that King Taksin arrived the temple at the first time. He redecorated the temple. However, the grand pagoda was
Would you like to see traditional Thai houses? Nowadays Thais live in contemporary houses and many people are moving to condominiums. It is difficult to see traditional Thai houses on the streets especially in Bangkok. Today I will take you to Suan Pakkad Palace where you can see traditional wooden Thai houses. The name of the
Phu Khao Thong or Golden Mountain in English is an artificial hill located in Wat Saket. Phu Khao means mountain and Thong means gold. This time I didn’t visit the temple or Wat Saket, but I instead walked up to the mountain. This mountain is not that high. Only 300 steps, you will reach the
Wat Pathum Wanaram (วัดปทุมวนาราม) is a temple located between the two shopping malls. While you walk into the temple, you would see Siam Paragon on your left and see CentralWorld on your right. The temple is divided into two main areas: the temple itself in the front and the meditating tropical garden in the back.
Wat Pho or Wat Phra Chettuphon Wimon Mangkhlaram Ratchaworamahawihan or the Temple of the Reclining Buddha in English is one of the well-known temples for foreigner because of its unique attraction. When we entered the temple, we saw Chinese gate-keeping giants. My friend told me that all came from China as ballast when Thai and
Wat Phra Kaew (วัดพระแก้ว) or Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram (วัดพระศรีรัตนศาสดาราม) or Temple of the Emerald Buddha in English is one of the most important and sacred temples in Thailand. It was built during Rama I’s reign (the first king of the Chakri Dynasty which is the current ruling royal house of the Kingdom of