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.
A ride on a private long-tailed boat that allows you to experience local life along part of the famous Chao Phraya river between Bang Pa In and Ayutthaya.
If you would like to see a special religious ceremony, Wat Phanan Choeng is the place. People from all over Thailand come here for the ceremony to offer monk robes in front of the impressive large sitting Buddha.
Wat Mahathat is one of the most famous ruins in Ayutthaya where travellers come to see the iconic “Buddha head in tree roots”.
Wat Phra Si Sanphet is a very impressive site that was once the royal temple of the Grand Palace when Ayutthaya was the capital of Siam.
Wat Lokayasutharam has a huge outdoor Reclining Buddha that is the prototype for the reclining Buddha in Wat Pho, Bangkok.
Wat Chai Wattanaram on the bank of Chao Phaya river is Ayutthaya’s most beautiful and impressive ruin, with architectural style influenced by Cambodia’s Angkor Wat.
Flowers from other parts of the country are sold at wholesale prices at this biggest flower market in the city. Vegetables, fruits, and spices are also available.
Wat Pho, one of the most interesting temples in Thailand, is not only famous for its large reclining Buddha. It has a unique combination of history and medical science and is now a centre for meditation and traditional Thai massage training.
The Temple of Dawn is located on the bank of Chao Phraya River. Its 67-meter high pagoda, the famous Bangkok landmark, is beautifully decorated with colorful Chinese porcelain.
Explore local life along the canals of Bangkok on a private long-tailed boat ride. See old wooden houses on stilts, greener areas, and local life along the canals.
** Grand Palace will be completely closed for public from 1 to 29 October 2017 ** 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.
Chinatown has hidden gems waiting to be explored. Take a walk through the alleys and you will find shop houses, gold shops, colonial-style architecture, and some interesting temples.
Wat Traimit in Chinatown houses the world’s largest gold Buddha image weighing 5.5 tons.
A traditional Thai wooden house with beautiful gardens in the middle of modern Bangkok is now a very popular museum. The owner, Jim Thompson, was well-known for his promotion of Thai silk.
An important temple for Thai people as its pagoda enshrines the relics of the Lord Buddha. It is also the highest view point for a panoramic view of old Bangkok area or Rattanakosin Island.
Bangkok’s biggest fresh market that sells seafood, raw meat, and farm produce 24 hours a day offers an unbeatable local experience.
Hellfire Pass is the most impressive war memorial in Kanchanaburi. Construction work that continued into the night with only torchlight gave the pass its name.
Part of the old railway with a spectacular view over the river. Next to the railway is the small Krasae Cave that is now a place of worship with a Buddha image.
Kanchanaburi’s most visited attraction is a famous bridge that is part of the infamous Death Railway. People from all over the world come here to commemorate those who lost their lives during its construction during World War II.
An exciting ride on small local speedboat with great view of the famous bridge and life along the Kwae Yai river.
A peaceful and well maintained cemetery in downtown Kanchanaburi. The remains of 6,982 Allied prisoners of war perished during the construction of the “Death Railway” were buried here.
Vendors have been trading their fresh produce from rowing boats at this market for more than a hundred years. Experience the local culture and enjoy a large variety of fruits and local snacks.
Erawan waterfall is considered one of Thailand’s loveliest waterfalls. One can enjoy a nice nature walk and a great chance for a swim.
Ratchaburi’s most beautiful cave offers amazing scenes of plentiful stalactite and stalagmite formations in spectacular lighting.
Samut Sakhon is Thailand’s biggest producer of brine salt. See white fields with layers of salt that remain after the sea water has evaporated. Salt farming is seasonal, usually best time is the dry season between January and April.
A unique fresh market next to a train track where a passenger train passes through a few times a day prompting vendors to quickly move their goods and fold their shades to make way.
One of the last remaining traditional floating markets, Tha Kha, is a beautiful market along a canal that opens with a schedule based on the old lunar calendar.