On a small island south of Ayutthaya is a special Buddhist temple that looks like a Europen style church, unique for Thailand. Not many tourists get to see this peaceful and quiet place.
Wat Phanan Choeng is best known for its seated Buddha image, it almost reaches the top of the chapel with its height of 19 meters, one of the most revered Buddha images in Thailand.
The highlight of Wat Pho is the 46 meter long Reclining Buddha with intricate mother of pearl decorations on the soles of the feet. The meditation centre and Thai massage school at the temple are internationally recognised.
Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) is located on the west bank of Chao Phraya River. Its 67-meter high pagoda, a famous landmark of Bangkok, is beautifully decorated with colorful Chinese porcelain.
The Grand Palace attracts travellers from all over the world. Its magnificent royal temple of Wat Phra Kaew houses the Emerald Buddha, the most holy Buddha image of Thailand.
Wat Traimit is one of the oldest temples in Chinatown area. The highlight at this temple is the 5.5 ton pure gold Buddha image.
An important temple in Bangkok as its pagoda on the top enshrines the relics of the Lord Buddha. Follow the steps that wrap around the Golden Mount temple and you will be rewarded with a panoramic view of old Bangkok.