Wat Arun, or the Temple of Dwan, is among the best known landmarks in Bangkok. It dates back to the 17th century. Its name derives from the first light of the morning that reflect off the surface of the temple which is encrusted with colorful porcelain. The Buddhist temple is easily approachable by boat through the Chao Phraya River. When visiting please adhere to the attire policy (covered knees, no shorts). The entrance is 50 Baht (approximately $1.65).