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Points of Interest & Landmarks in Bangkok

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  • Ron
    Savannah, GA622 contributions
    The temple area is huge a lot of things to see. Foreigner admission is 200 baht. Workmanship is extraordinary. Easy to get lost.
    Written August 7, 2022
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  • Young Suk
    Carol Stream, IL746 contributions
    An iconic building that has beautified the Bangkok skyline. From the highest point in Bangkok, you can see all around. It is recommended to visit in the early evening and enjoy both day and night.

    Order a cocktail from the Sky Lounge bar and enjoy it in style!
    Written July 31, 2022
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  • Ron
    Savannah, GA622 contributions
    I have fear of heights so I was a bit concerned, but it was actually fun. Regular ticket was expensive at 900 baht, but 60+ discounted rate is only 250.
    Written August 7, 2022
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  • Aethelred
    Cambridge, MA993 contributions
    Wat Ratchanatdaram is a temple less for tourists than for devotees, worshippers or generally those interested in the sacred. It is a working, very well-doing monastery that is more about itself and less about how it looks. It is a bit hidden in the sense of a tree being hidden in the forest, in that it is in the middle of other Rattanakosin attractions but much less spectacular, or loud. I find the Buddha image in the main viharn one of the most stunning and accessible in all Bangkok.

    The Loha Prasat is too incredible to describe on tripadvisor - an iron-spired stupa with the inner structure accessible mostly for meditation, and as many people attest, with an immense spiritual power. This is a building to focus in, to think only good thoughts or none at all, and to respect where you are. On top, a tiny chapel open to all sides with relics of the Buddha, to which one ascends up the most perfect wooden spiral staircase.

    The Milkey Tree Café behind the Loha Prasat is great for respite; beyond that is an exit that leads you to one of the best-priced, comprehensive, and non-touristy amulet and devotionals markets in the city.
    Written April 18, 2022
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  • Mesanee Suwimonkoson
    6 contributions
    I have an interesting tourist attraction located on the Thonburi side of Bangkok to recommend you all! This place is called Klong bang Luang. The word “Klong” is a canal, and Bang Luang is the name of the canal. Klong Bang Luang is a tourist attraction that suitable for people who want to relax or want to get away from it all. When I want to find someplace to unwind, I don’t have to go too far because Klong Bang Luang is about only 1 kilometer from my home. Started from Charan Sanit Wong 3, and then take a pick-up truck to the terminal bus stop, you will see the bridge. Before you are walking across the bridge, you will see a mini waterside restaurant. This restaurant not only has savory food such as Chinese roll noodle soup as Thai people known that Kuay-Jub, but it also has Thai dessert such as Mango sticky rice with coconut milk, Sweet Sticky Rice with Thai Custard, etc. which are very delicious. I suggest you to try at once if you come here. After visiting a mini restaurant, you have to walk across the bridge and then turn left and walk along the way, you will find some creative place that called Klong Bang Luang Artist House. Inside the place is including many beautiful artistic works, such as paints, statues, crafts, masks, etc. to persuade tourists to visit. In addition, there are Thai traditional puppet show for free at 2 p.m., and in the corner, there is a mini café which sells some beverages, appetizers, and some souvenirs. At the outside of the place, people can buy a bag of fish food and sit with their legs dangling off the edge and feed the fish while looking long-tailed boat sailing. I think that would make you happy and feel better!! If you guys don’t know where to go, I hope Klong Bang Luang will be your first choice.
    Written April 9, 2020
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  • CALPerth
    PERTH150 contributions
    I visited the ICONSIAM shopping centre specifically for the Sook street food style eatery, which I found to be amazing 👍
    The rest of the shopping centre is Lavish.
    The free river shuttle runs from Sathorn Pier below Taksin BTS skytrain station.
    The activity on the river is also great to see 😊
    Written April 16, 2022
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  • ontheroadmaryg
    London, Canada148 contributions
    Visited here with our private guide during our tour of the Kudee Jeen area. I think we were the only tourists here. It was peaceful and clearly an important temple to the locals. This provided a genuine experience of a buddhist temple. Beautiful large Buddha . Stunning
    Written April 6, 2020
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  • J&S_Singapore
    Singapore, Singapore3,588 contributions
    We made a trip here together with visiting the nearby Wat Suthat on a Sunday morning. Sweating under the hot weather it took us about 20 mins from The Golden Mount to here. One can see a glimpse of the bright red structure while walking along the roads/alleys leading to the City Hall square! The Giant Swing (Sao Ching Cha) was originally erected in 1784 as part of the Brahmin compound of shrines as a religious structure. The poles were erected in 1919 by the Louis T Leonowens Company and subsequently the rickety timbers were replaced by the structure presently. Standing at over 69ft (21 meters) tall, there was a few visitors beside us, took some nice photos and its surrounding. A brief 20 mins stay should suffice.
    WE proceed to Chinatown from here which is a station away. .
    Written July 27, 2022
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  • Craig G
    1 contribution
    Went to check it out today, 17Feb22. Family there not letting anyone in. I had read that people paid to gain entry, but this wasn’t even an option. Perhaps the gov cracked down during covid? Still got some great pics tho :)
    Written February 17, 2022
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  • David
    Oxford, UK1,224 contributions
    A couple of reviews have said it isn't clear why the model is here. As if historic Thai Kings should be expected to justify themselves to a modern audience...

    Some of the model shows signs of wear, which I've no doubt is to be expected after years of being rained on - so I wonder how much of the detail of the model Is original....?
    Written July 22, 2022
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  • ricwoo2008
    Pattaya, Thailand312 contributions
    This is an old temple under refurbishment. Decoration in progress on building 2, but building 1 complete. The David Beckham museum was closed during our visit.

    Walk through the complex and to the river to enjoy a relaxing coffee or soft drink. Best part of the visit...
    Written March 31, 2021
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  • BangkokSachse
    Bangkok, Thailand39,562 contributions
    We visited Wat Prayun after the Songkran day. The main hall is beautiful. The white stupa is nice. We donated money to the temple for good luck. The small park in the temple had turtles we could feed.
    Written April 14, 2022
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  • ephyfe
    Wilmington, DE675 contributions
    This is the former palace of King Rama the 6th that is now part of the army residence and hospital. It was built 99 years ago, about 1920. We ate lunch in the coffee shop and it is really a very nice room with a nice interior from the original period the palace was built. The wood in this room and the wood throughout the palace is really beautiful dark wood, probably teak; the architecture is wonderful if you appreciate good architecture. We took the guided tour which was only in Thai unfortunately. Out of about 30-40 people I was the only nonThai person on the tour so I don’t think many westerners know about this place, it’s really underrated as a tourist destination. The tour started at 1:30PM and lasted close to 4PM so you really get your moneys worth. The tour discussed King Rama VI, his queen, the architecture and the history of the place. Phyathai Palace was once as King Rama VI’s Bangkok palace, it was later transformed into a five-star hotel and it’s now the Royal Thai Army’s medical headquarters. The queen’s building used to be a hospital where surgeries took place at one point. There were some very interesting looking buildings, and lots of dark wood which I presume was teak. The palace was designed in the Romanesque style but there are gothic elements and some of the other buildings are in different styles. It was really very nice day and a completely unexpected good experience. If you wear shorts they’ll make you put on some long pants over them for the tour. I wish they’d sort of change this rule, there are no monks there. I’ll give it four stars, they need some English speaking guides on the tour and it would be nice if we didn’t have to wear long pants over shorts on these very hot days, after a 2 and a half hour tour I was soaked. They need to have air conditioning in the main buildings of the tour.
    Written August 13, 2019
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  • Off their P
    Manchester, UK3,637 contributions
    Our hotel was on this busy road and it is extremely entertaining. It runs parallel to the river so there’s all the benefits that that brings.

    The road itself is extremely busy so take care crossing. It is lined with shops of all types, bars and restaurants.

    There are also loads of food courts which serve delicious street food at very reasonable prices. We really enjoyed this area of Bangkok.
    Written April 3, 2022
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  • Traveller of the world
    1,267 contributions
    I only came here as part of a tour. Really not worth a stop unless you want to see and learn about Thai funerals. They tend to do this in the evening apparently between 19:00 and 19:30 so come then if you are interested. I would definitely not come otherwise.
    Written January 12, 2022
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