BANGKOK CITY TOUR
One-day tour to the most important historical monuments of the cosmopolitan capital Bangkok.
Explore the Grand Palace, the building complex at the heart of the capital, official residence of the monarchs of the Kingdom of Siam since 1782.
Visit the “Temple of Dawn” Wat Arun, one of the most important historical landmark in Thailand; the “Temple of the Emerald Buddha” Wat Phra Kaew the most sacred Buddhist temple in the country; the “Temple of the Reclining Buddha” Wat Pho, known for its remarkable collection of sacred Buddha images including the 46-metre statue of the Reclining Buddha. The temple is considered the earliest centre for public education in Thailand, it houses a school of Thai medicine, and is also known as the birthplace of traditional Thai massage.
Stroll through Tha Phrachan’s Amulet Market, one of the largest and most important amulet markets in Thailand and admire the world’s largest solid gold Buddha statue weighing 5.5 tonnes and 3 metres high at the ‘Golden Buddha Temple‘ Wat Traimit in Chinatown.
This example itinerary can be customised according to actual travel needs and can be combined with other routes.
Length : 1D 0N
From : BANGKOK
To : BANGKOK
Destinations : Bangkok
01. BANGKOK CITY TOUR
Wat Phra Kaew
Welcome meeting by our staff at your hotel after breakfast (or upon your arrival at the airport) and transfer to the city centre for a memorable day visiting Bangkok’s most important sights.
Visit Wat Arun, also known as the Temple of Dawn, the Buddhist complex built in the 17th century, one of the country’s most important historical landmarks for its impressive central Prang encrusted with colourful porcelain.
Afterwards, we cross the Chao Phraya River by ferry and proceed to Wat Pho, also known as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, the religious complex housing Thailand’s largest collection of Buddha images, including the 46-metre-long Reclining Buddha statue. It is considered the earliest centre for public education and houses the School of Thai Medicine and the School of Traditional Thai Massage.
Our tour continues with the visit to the Grand Palace, the building complex at the heart of the capital, official residence of the monarchs of the Kingdom of Siam since 1782, followed by the Wat Phra Kaew, also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Built in 1783 within the perimeter of the Grand Palace, it is considered the most sacred Buddhist temple in the country. Nearby we pay a visit to Tha Phrachan’s Amulet Market, one of the largest and most important amulet markets in Thailand.
Lastly, we head to the Chinatown district, one of the liveliest and most colourful areas of the capital. Visit Wat Traimit, Temple of the Golden Buddha, housing the world’s largest solid gold statue weighing 5.5 tonnes and 3 metres high.
The day ends with a transfer back to the hotel (or a private transfer to the airport in time for your departure flight).
Included : Tour guide, tickets and private transportation
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