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Ranked #1 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in Bangkok, which features a soaring 70-meter-high... more » Owner description: This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in Bangkok, which features a soaring 70-meter-high spire decorated with tiny pieces of colored glass and Chinese porcelain. « less
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Ranked #2 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: One of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok features the famous Reclining Buddha, which is the largest in Thailand... more » Owner description: One of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok features the famous Reclining Buddha, which is the largest in Thailand measuring more than 150 feet in length. « less
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Ranked #3 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Located inside the grounds of the Grand Palace, Thailand’s most valued temple features the magnificent Emerald Buddha that... more » Owner description: Located inside the grounds of the Grand Palace, Thailand’s most valued temple features the magnificent Emerald Buddha that dates back to the 14th century. « less
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Ranked #4 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Castles

Bangkok is a city teeming with attractions. One of the top places to visit in Bangkok is the Grand Palace. It is a mammoth structure of unique design and having a rich history to... more »

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Ranked #5 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites
This highly revered temple contains the Golden Image Buddha, which is made of solid gold and weighs approximately 5 ½ tons.
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Ranked #6 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Specialty Museums
Owner description: This former home of an American named Jim Thompson, who started the Thai silk industry after World War II, houses a... more » Owner description: This former home of an American named Jim Thompson, who started the Thai silk industry after World War II, houses a magnificent collection of Asian art and many unique displays. « less
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Ranked #7 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: The Loha Prasat is an amazing building with an iron roof made of 37 spires signifying the 37 enlightenment virtues of... more » Owner description: The Loha Prasat is an amazing building with an iron roof made of 37 spires signifying the 37 enlightenment virtues of Buddhism. It is listed on wikitravel - http://wikitravel.org/en/Bangkok/Rattanakosin#b, but ought to be available to Trip Advisor visitors. « less
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Ranked #8 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high hill that offers stunning views at its summit over... more » Owner description: This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high hill that offers stunning views at its summit over Rattanakosin Island. « less
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Ranked #9 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
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Ranked #10 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
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Ranked #11 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Often referred to as the “marble temple” in guidebooks, this architectural gem features a magnificent Buddha image, which is... more » Owner description: Often referred to as the “marble temple” in guidebooks, this architectural gem features a magnificent Buddha image, which is a copy of the highly revered Phra Buddhajinaraja, and a beautiful beamed ceiling in a dark red and gold. « less
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Ranked #12 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Built in the early 19th century to house the large 25-foot-tall Phra Sri Sakyamuni Buddha statue, this temple features the... more » Owner description: Built in the early 19th century to house the large 25-foot-tall Phra Sri Sakyamuni Buddha statue, this temple features the huge red frame of a giant swing once used in annual ceremonies to celebrate and thank Shiva. « less
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Ranked #13 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
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Ranked #14 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Museums
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Ranked #15 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: This trendy neighborhood is filled with fine restaurants, bars, dance clubs, bookstores, Internet cafes and shopping centers.... more » Owner description: This trendy neighborhood is filled with fine restaurants, bars, dance clubs, bookstores, Internet cafes and shopping centers. « less
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Ranked #16 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #17 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: A little slice of calm in the center of town, this Hindu shrine is situated on a busy junction. Always teeming with... more » Owner description: A little slice of calm in the center of town, this Hindu shrine is situated on a busy junction. Always teeming with worshippers, it’s a photogenic spot where incense constantly burns and traditional Thai dancers in full costume are often found. « less
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Ranked #18 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: This is the oldest district in Bangkok since Chinese merchants moved to this area in the early 1780s when the city was... more » Owner description: This is the oldest district in Bangkok since Chinese merchants moved to this area in the early 1780s when the city was founded. « less
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Ranked #19 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #20 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites; Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #21 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #22 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Castles
Owner description: Built by King Rama V, this palace is the largest teak structure in the world featuring a unique blend of Victorian and... more » Owner description: Built by King Rama V, this palace is the largest teak structure in the world featuring a unique blend of Victorian and delicate Thai architecture. « less
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Ranked #23 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #24 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Castles; Historic Sites
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Ranked #25 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #26 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Trams
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Ranked #27 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #28 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites; Monuments/ Statues
Considered one of the most valued treasures in Thailand, this 5 ½-ton Buddha is made of solid gold.
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Ranked #29 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #30 of 101 Cultural in Bangkok
Category: Convention Centers
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