|Royal Grand Palace : This Bangkok landmark, which features some of the most spectacular architecture seen in South East Asia, should be the first place on a visitor's itinerary. The Palace, whose construction started in 1782, consists of several buildings with highly decorated architectural details.
Wat Phra Kaeo : The magnificent Royal chapel which is in the same compound, houses the Emerald Buddha, the most sacred Buddha icon in Thailand.
|Temples : Wat Traimit, which is famous for its splendid and grandiose Golden Buddha, was constructed during the Sukhothai period. The icon, made out of solid gold, is three meters high and weights 5.5 tons.
Wat Pho, this world famous temple is one of Bangkok’s oldest and largest. The Marble Temple, which owes its fame to its main building that was constructed under the reign of king Rama V. Ubosot (chapel), and is considered be a “perfect architectural representation of Thai arts”. It was entirely built with Italian marble. It is a four-sided structure with a four-tiered roof and a corridor at the back.
Wat Arun, the most splendid structure in this temple is the pagoda. Wat Arun was restored during the brief Thonburi period to become King Taksin’s Royal “Chapel”, despite its name: the "Temple of Dawn".
Bangkok Canals : Early in the morning is the best time tol glide through the bustling Chao Praya River and Canal on board a long tail boat, passing picturesque scenes of Thai river life
Damnernsaduak Floating Market : 80 kilometres South-West of Bangkok, it is one of the last authentic Thai floating markets. It is also interesting to see the local coconut sugar factory and, on the way back to Bangkok, the Royal Thai Handicrafts’ Village.
|Jim Thomson's Thai House : a remarkable Thai-style house that was the work of an American man who came to Thailand at the end of the Second World War and revived the Tahi industry.
Suan Pakkard Palace : There is a complex of five traditional Thai Houses, overlooking a beautifully kept garden. They boast a large collection of Asian art and antiques.
Vimanmek Mansion Palace
is the world's largest building made entirely out of golden teak.
Rose Garden Show : Get a taste of Thai culture in a skilfully presented show of breathtaking beauty. Witness a colourful Buddhist ordination procession, an elegant fingernail dance, an exciting and delightful hill tribe’s dance, as well as Thai sword-fighting, Thai boxing, an elephant show, a charming folk dance and a traditional wedding ceremony.
The Ancient City is the world's largest outdoor museum, Where important monuments of Thailand are recreated in their full majestic splendour. Spread throughout a 200 acres park, it features the most outstanding representations of Thai architecture, history and way of life. You will be fascinated by the authentic wooden village, temple and markets that were moved from their original locations to the Ancient city.
|Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo : Visit this place to relive the exciting events that took place in Thai history four centuries ago. Discover how King Naraesuan-The-Great fought off the Burmese invasion on the back of an elephant.
The Crocodile Farm in Samutprakan is said to be the world's largest crocodile farm. Besides crocodiles of ages, the farm also breeds elephants, tigers and chimpanzees. Do not miss the Crocodiles Wrestling Show.
Dream World : This beautiful landscape Park was designed with a very classic style. It was laid out with European style plazas, miniature recreations of world famous legends and exciting playing machines.
Safari World : This park covers a 430 Rai area and is divided in 2 parts. The first, Safari Park, houses a large variety of animals such as zebras, giraffes, birds, tigers, lions, bears, etc. in an environment done up to look like their natural habitat. The second one, the Marine Park, exhibits marine species and some rare animals. You can attend some incredible performances by trained animals such as dolphins, birds, seals and monkeys.
|Museums : In the Royal Barge Museum, the barges exposed were used for Royal and governmental events. The National Museum is one of the largest and most interesting museums in Southeast Asia, Not to be missed...