) is the capital and the largest city in Thailand
, located some 10 km to the south-east from Amphoe Bang Kruai
. This the large city has a population of 5,104,500 people. Thousands of tourists visit Bangkok every year to see its buddhist temples and buddhist monasteries.
Bangkok is served by Don Muang Intl (IATA: DMK) airport, which is 30 km away.
The most popular tourist attractions in Bangkok
Wat Pho (ไทย. วัดโพธิ์), also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon วัดพระเชตุพน) or The Temple of the Reclining Buddha, is a Buddhist temple in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok, Thailand, located in the Rattanakosin district directly adjacent to the Grand Palace. Its official full name is Wat Phra Chetuphon Vimolmangklararm Rajwaramahaviharn (Thai: วัดพระเชตุพนวิมลมังคลาราม ราชวรมหาวิหาร).
The Wat Phra Kaew (English Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Thai: วัดพระแก้ว (Pronunciation); full official name Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram, Thai: วัดพระศรีรัตนศาสดาราม) is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple (wat) in Thailand. It is located in the historic center of Bangkok (district Phra Nakhon), within the grounds of the Grand Palace.
Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan (Thai: วัดสระเกศราชวรมหาวิหาร, usually short Wat Saket) is a Buddhist temple (Wat) in Pom Prap Sattru Phai district, Bangkok, Thailand.
Rama IX Bridge is a bridge in Bangkok, Thailand over the Chao Phraya river. It connects the Yan Nawa district to Rat Burana district as a part of the Dao Khanong – Port Section of Chalerm Maha Nakhon Expressway.
Holy Redeemer Church (Thai: วัดพระมหาไถ่; RTGS: & #160; wat phra mahathai) in Bangkok, Thailand is a Roman Catholic church established by the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (also known as the Redemptorists). It is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bangkok, part of the province of Thailand.
The Assumption Cathedral (Thai: อาสนวิหารอัสสัมชัญ) is the principal Roman Catholic church of Thailand, located at 23 Oriental Avenue, New Road, in the Bang Rak district of Bangkok. It is the main church of the Archdiocese of Bangkok. It was visited by Pope John Paul II during his trip to Thailand in 1984.
Wat Arun (ไทย. วัดอรุณ, Temple of the Dawn) is a Buddhist temple (wat) in the Bangkok Yai district of Bangkok, Thailand, on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. The full name of the temple is Wat Arunratchawararam Ratchaworamahavihara
Wat Suthat Thep Wararam (ไทย. วัดสุทัศนเทพวราราม, Шаблон: IPA-th) is a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand. It is a royal temple of the first grade, one of ten such temples in Bangkok (23 in Thailand). Construction was begun by King Rama I in 1807 (B. E. 2350).
If you have seen everything in Bangkok already, take a look on the outskirts of the town. If you are around, try one of the following places:
Also, check out the photographs of other travellers of the area.