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Cultural Places in Bangkok


1. The Grand Palace

The Grand Palace complex was established in 1782 and it consists of not only royal and throne halls, but also a number of government offices as well as the renowned Temple of the Emerald Buddha. It covers an area of 218,000 square meters and is surrounded by four walls, 1900 meters in length. After King Rama I ascended to the throne in 1782, the palace was built. Prior to this, the royal palace and center of administration had been located in Thonburi, on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. For various reasons, the new King considered the former capital to be unsuitable and decided to establish a new capital on the other side of the river.


  • Bus Line 44, 47, 70 (around 10 minutes)
  • Taxi (around 5 Minutes)
  • Tuk Tuk ( around 5 Minutes)
  • Motorcycle (around 3 Minutes)
  • Walking (around 15-20 Minutes)

Entrance Fee:  500 THB / Person (Thai people Free)

Open Time: 8.30 AM. – 3.30 PM. (Daily)

Tel: +66 (0) 2623 5500

Location: Na Phra Lan Rd, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200

Special  Tip: Wear polite pants, Long shirt, Long Skirt, Sneakers or Cover Ankle (not allow Slipper)


2. Wat Arun

Wat Arun was envisioned By King TAK SIN in 1768, It believed that after fighting his way out of Ayutthaya, which was taken over by a Burmese army at the time, he war arrived at this temple just as dawn was breaking. He later had the temple renovated and renamed it wat cheang the temple of the dawn.


  • Bus Line: 32 (around 10 minutes)
  • Taxi (around 15 minutes)
  • Boat ( From the Chang pier to Wat Arun pier 15 THB Orange Flag) *** Recommend***
  • Tuk Tuk (around 15 minutes)
  • Motorcycle (around 10 minutes)

Entrance Fee: 50 THB / Person (Thai people Free)

Open Time: 8.00 AM. – 5.30 PM. (Daily)

Tel : +66 (0) 2 891 2185

Location: 158 Wang Doem Road, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok 10600, Thailand


3. Wat Ratchanatdaram (Loha Prasat)

Loha Prasat, which means iron castle or iron monastery is composed of five towers, of which the outer, middle and the center towers contain large black iron spires. The 37 virtues that are required to reach enlightenment are signified by 37 golden spires. The 36-meter-high (118 ft) multi-tiered structure consists of 3 levels, the bottom one has 24 spires, the middle one 12, and the top-level has 1 spire.


  • Bus Line : 12 (around 2 minutes)
  • Tuk Tuk : (around 2 minutes)
  • Taxi (around 2 minutes)
  • Walking (around 5 Minutes)

Entrance Fee: 20 THB / Person (Thai People Free)

Open Time: 9.00 AM. – 5.30 PM. (Daily)

Tel: +66 (0) 2224 8807, +66 (0) 2225 5749

Location: 2 Maha Chai Rd, Wat Bowon Niwet, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200


4. Wat Ratchabophit Sathitmahasimaram

Wat Ratchabophit was built from 1869-70, on the order of King Rama V, as the symbolic temple of his reign. The construction of the temple on a 10 rai plot was supervised by Prince Praditworakan, a skilled royal craftsman. This temple was beautifully designed and decorated.

The full name of this temple is Wat Ratchabophit Sathitmahasimaram Ratcha Wora Viharn. Ratchabophit means "built by a king", and sathitmahasimaram means "a royal temple with large sema stones". According to the Fine Arts Department's Historic Sites Survey Report, issued in 1995, this temple has large carved sema (religious demarcation) stones on stone pillars placed on the temple's outer walls in eight directions.


  • Bus Line: 47 (around 10 Minutes)
  • Taxi (around 10 minutes)
  • Tuk Tuk (around 10 minutes)
  • Walking (around 10-15 minutes.)

Entrace Fee:  FREE

Open Time: 6.00 AM. – 5.30 PM. (Daily)

Tel: +66 (0) 222 3930

Location:  2 Fueang Nakorn Rd, Ratchabophit, Phra Nakorn District, Bangkok


5. Bangkok City Pillar Shrine

Bangkok City Pillar Shrine Is a court that was built with the establishment of Rattanakosin According to the Brahman tradition that Before building a city, a pillar-raising ceremony was held at an important Chaiyaphum location. As a blessing to the country that will be built


  • Bus Line : 60,68,47 (around 7 Minutes)
  • Tuk Tuk (around 5 Minutes)
  • Taxi (around 5 Minutes)
  • Walking (around 15 Minutes) *** Recommend ***

Entrance Fee: FREE

Open time: 8.30 AM. – 4.30 PM. (Daily) 

Tel : +66 (0) 2222 9876

Location: 2 LakMeung Rd, Phra Borommaharatchawang

, Phra Nakorn District, Bangkok 10200

Special Tip: - No Short Shirt, Short Skirt, Short Pants, Slipper


6. Wat Saket Ratchaworamahawiharn (Golden Mount).

The temple dates back to the Ayutthaya era when it was known as Wat Sakae. When Bangkok became the capital, King Rama I (1737–1809) renovated the temple and gave it its present name. Its name roughly translated as "wash hair". Since it was believed that on the way the king returned from the war. He stopped by to take a bath and wash his hair here, before entering the inner city. 


  • Walking around 5 Minutes (Opposite Loha Prasart) 
  • Taxi (around 3 minutes)
  • Tuk Tuk (around 3 minutes)

Entrance Fee: 20 THB / Person (Thai People Free)

Open Time: 8.00 AM. – 6.00 PM. (Daily)

Tel: +66 (0) 65 010 3131

Location: 344 Chakkraphadi Phong  Rd, Ban Bat ,Pom Prap Sattru Phai District ,Bangkok 10100


7. Wat Phra Chettupon Wimon Mangkhalaram (Wat Pho)

Wat Phra Chettuphon Wimon Mangkhalaram Ratchaworamahawihan or the former name Wat Pho, also known as The Temple of the Reclining Buddha, is a Buddhist temple in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok, Thailand, located in the Rattanakosin district directly adjacent to the Grand Palace. Its official full name is Wat Phra Chetuphon Vimolmangklararm Rajwaramahaviharn. The temple is also known as the birthplace of traditional Thai massage.

Wat Pho is one of the largest and oldest wats in Bangkok (with an area of 50 rai, 80,000 square meters), and is home to more than one thousand Buddha images, as well as one of the largest single Buddha images: the Reclining Buddha (Phra Buddhasaiyas ). Made as part of Rama III's restoration, the Reclining Buddha is forty-six meters long and fifteen meters high, decorated with gold plating on his body and mother of pearl on his eyes and the soles of his feet. The latter display 108 auspicious scenes in Chinese and Indian styles.

The Wat Pho complex consists of two walled compounds bisected by Soi Chetuphon running east-west. The northern walled compound is where the reclining Buddha and massage school are found. The southern walled compound, Tukgawee, is a working Buddhist monastery with monks in residence and a school.


  • Bus Line: 47 (around 15 Minutes)
  • Walking (around 25 minutes)
  • Tuk Tuk around 10 minutes
  • Taxi around 10 minutes
  • Boat (Tha Tien) From pier walking 2 minutes)

Entrance Fee: 100 THB / Person (Thai People Free)

Open Time: 8.00 AM. – 18.30 PM. (Daily)

Tel: +66 (0) 226 0335 , +66 (0) 225 9595 , +66 (0) 221 9449

Location: 2 Sanamchai Rd, Phra Borommaharatchawang, Phra Nakorn District, Bangkok 10200

Special Tip: Wat Pho Have Thai Massage Service 


8. Wat Suthat Thep Wararam

Suthasan Thep Wararam Temple [Su-Thad-Teb-Pha-Wa-Ra-Ram] or popularly known as Wat Suthat is a first-class royal temple. Royal type That are only a few places in Thailand And considered as the temple of the reign of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej Maha Anandamahidol Phra Atthama Ramathibindra Is a temple that is located in the inner city district And there is an outstanding structure, the Giant Swing in front of the temple


  • Walking (around 2 Minutes From Hotel)

Entrance Fee: 20 THB / Person

Open Time: 9.00 AM. - 6.00 PM.(Daily)

Tel: +66 (0) 2222 6935

Location: Bamrungmueng Rd. Phra Nakorn District ,Bangkok 10200


9. Dhevasathan (Brahmin Shrine)

When he first founded Rattanakosin According to the tradition of constructing Phra Nakhon since ancient times One ceremony must be performed for the prosperity of the country is to raise the city pillar in Maha Chaiyaphum. In order to be a mascot for the people, adhering to the mental trajectory that the country is stable and stable Still giving confidence in living There is a belief that the city principles have been established With the power of the city principle to be a triumph for the people who unite in that country Stay calm In the ceremony of establishing a city foundation The brahmin will lead the ceremony Including the determination of auspicious places and the location of the declaration of angels As a result of the belief that the brahmin is the only one who can communicate with God Including the angel, the guardian To be able to protect the city Because if it is not the Brahmin that is carrying out the ceremony The sanctity of the ceremony will deteriorate.


  • Walking (Opposite Hotel)

Entrance Fee: FREE

Open Time: 9.00 AM.- 5.00 PM.

Tel: +66 (0) 2222 6951

Location: 268 Dinso Rd, Sao Chingcha, Phra Nakorn District, Bangkok 10200


10. Dev Mandir Hindu Samaj

Thep Montien Church Strange place name Which may not be very familiar to us But if you already know and know the story of this place You must be shocked! Because this place is like a gathering place of many gods That people praise many faiths .. Devi Temple was built by Hindu people, Parata people (Indians) in Thailand, in order to unite the Parata people into one small building in the area behind Wang Burapha. (Near the Brahmin Giant Swing Church) in the name "Hindu Council" which later changed into the "Hindu Association" to date In this church, Thep Montien temple There are several marble statues enshrined, with Vishnu and Lady Lakshmi as the president.


  • Walking (Around 3 Minutes)

Entrance Fee: FREE

Open Time: 8.30 AM -12.00 AM, 5.00 PM -8.30 PM.

Tel: +66 2223 8494

Location: 136 Samranrat, Siriphong Rd. Sao Ching Cha Phra Nakorn, Bangkok 10200


11. Wat Thepthidaram Worawihan

Wat Thepthidaram Worawihan Regarded as an ancient temple Many people probably know this temple. As it was once the home of the world's leading poet "Sunthorn Phu", which is part of the temple of Thepthidaram Worawihan. Is another tourist attraction that tourists are interested in Including still having many scenes Both in terms of history, architecture and other fine arts that make Wat Thepthidaram Worawihan Become a source of important knowledge of Rattanakosin


  • Walking (Around 4 Minutes)

Open Time: 8.00 AM. – 5.00 PM.

Entarnce Fee: 50 THB /Person

Tel: +66 2222 5067

Location: Mahachai Rd. Bangkok 10200


12. Tiger God Shrine


This enshrines the image of the Asian Atheist Tay, the image of the Tiger God, the god of Guan Yu, and the imageRuby goddess It is said that the Shrine of the Tiger God was founded during the reign. King Nang Klao Chao Hua (Rama 3) was originally located on the edge of Bamrung Muang Road Later, when King Chulalongkorn (Rama 5) please expand Bamrung Muang Road Please move the court to the crossroads of Tanao Road to the present day. 


  • Walking around (2 Minutes)

Open Time: 6.00 AM. - 5.00 PM.

Entrance Fee: FREE

Tel: +66 224 2210

Location: Tanao Rd, Sao ching cha, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok  10200