Bangkok, it is the place you would definitely imagine crowd, noise, nightlife and excitement. Bangkok offers you with each and everything which you expect from it and I would say even beyond your expectations. Apart from this wild and crazy night life for which Bangkok is famous, it also offers many ancient sites, modern shopping malls and such other amazing sites to be explored. Bangkok is a total thrilling and exciting spot to be explored. It is such a place which shows you the tension between the developed and undeveloped cities. Apart from this also, it is still a heart throbbing destination to be explored. Here are some of the major tourist attractions of Bangkok which must be visited if you have hopped on this destination without fail.
- Grand palace If you are exploring Bangkok and if you have got chance to explore only one destination of Bangkok then without any doubt it should be this one place. The royal compound of this extraordinary place lives up to the name of grand palace with such overwhelming structures which would put aside most of the decadent modern monarchs to shame. This beautiful grand place is the home of the Wat Phra Kaeo which possesses the jade Buddha. This popular and beautiful spot was built in 1782 and it was the royal residence for many generations and till today it is used for the essential ceremonies and possessing heads of state. Make sure while you visit this holy and historic place, you are dressed properly in good attire. Dressing up properly means covering up your arms and legs and avoids any vulgar or short or any kind of sloppy attire. This kind of dressing is strictly prohibited in this place. If you want to avoid hassle and make the most out of your beautiful experience, you must go for the grand palace and wat phra and kaew tour. It is half day sight-seeing tour and gives you the most memorable experience of your life.
- Wat pho
Located just to the south of grand palace, wat pho gives you an extraordinary addition to the tour. But the condition for exploring this place is that your feet must be ready for a long walk. These temple was built by the oldest king of Bangkok king Rama 1 and it is still maintained very well and is one of the must visit destination in Bangkok. Before many centuries, this place has been very much famous for healing and pharmacy and that’s the reason whu this place has become very much famous.
- Wat arun
Only the luck has made this attraction very much popular. There was a company who purchased the land around the temple with a condition to remove the plaster statue of god Buddha. The statue proved to be so much heavy that the crane was not able to lift and cable parted and the statue was dropped. It was in the same place for a night and the season was rainy. Next morning some saints walked glint of gold which was shining through the plaster. When the plaster was removed, there was a 3.5 m Buddha which consists of 5.5 tons of solid gold.