Known to be the capital city of Thailand, Bangkok is teeming with energetic streets, famous landmarks blended with rich cultural and historical places.

Journey to Wat Pho to admire the Reclining Buddha Statue covered in gold leaf and Wat Phra Chetuphon, a historic temple with art and statues. Nearby, The Grand Palace features the Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall, Vimanmek Palace, Temple of the Emerald Buddha and a museum or head to Wat Ratchapradit Sathitmahasimaram temple for more cultural immersion.

Across the Chao Phraya River, enjoy the marvellous view of Wat Arun temple covered in ceramic tiles. For other stunning nearby temples, enjoy the cultural landmarks at Wat Prayun Wongsawat Worawihan, Wat Hong Rattanaram and Wat Molilok Kayaram Rachaworawihan.

Unearth new knowledge at the Bangkok National Museum showcasing ancient Siamese gems, clothes, antiques and weapons in traditional palace halls. Watch the streets come alive on the weekends at Chatuchak Market exhibiting food stalls, unique art, clothes, jewelleries, handicrafts and electric trinkets. Once you’re done browsing through the shops, relax at Chatuchak Park and watch as the city life unfolds before you.

Stroll through another Bangkok’s hidden oasis at Lumpini Park featuring playgrounds and artificial lake. Another great way to enjoy picturesque city landscapes is taking a Boat Trip floating through the Chao Phraya River. Regardless how far you travel, be dazzle by the golden landmarks and rich culture as you weave through the vibrant city of Bangkok.

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