A visit to Bangkok is nothing if Grand Palace wasn’t able to be checked in your tour destination. A must-see landmark in the city structured with majestic, dazzling and fabulous Thai-styled design. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam and the entire administrative seat of government until 1925. The complex remains to be the spiritual cradle for Thailand. Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), Wat Mahathat (Temple of Relics), Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha) and the Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) are the impressive structures that will threshold your eyes when entering the premises. We are hereby tackling wonders of Bangkok kept preserved sites and still nourishing its colossal impact to world.
The Pilgrimage Destination in Bangkok
Monks and Buddhists are the main people usually visits the Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) since they devote praising the Buddha with solemn ceremony. Architectural design of it comes from old-Bangkok style which is classified as royal and sacred structures. The Emerald Buddha sits atop an elevated altar, barely visible due to adorned massive decorations. Buddha was dressed in royal robe as the King of Thailand is the only one who can replace the robe depending on the seasons. Better be in the complex in morning, to have the most time to tour other places in a day. If by night, you’ll be able to see the fascinating lightings of the complex that is very much awaited by locals and tourists.
The Best of Luck was entrust to Buddha
Want to know your future? Have something to picture about what world can bring to you? The answer to your question lies in the hand of fortune telling in Bangkok. Wat Mahathat is the monastic temple which is used for Vipassana Meditation or Insight Meditation. Buddhas that is displayed are made out of gold. They hold free-daily classes in the temple administered by Buddhists or monks during morning. In this temple, your fortune can be told for free! The temple considered as the crown jewel of the complex as monks meditate for pureness and holiness of such person they offer the prayer. During Sunday, amulet market is at-large. You can buy souvenirs of any kind of talisman, amulets, charms and traditional medicines which do believe gives good luck and ward off evil spirit. Locals foretold that amulets are designed to bring money, restore health, deals with love and prosperity and drive away bad luck. Be very mindful of which you will buy among those amulets or charms. Paying a visit to the temple of luck surely capture your attention in this tour.
Humongous Lazy Golden Buddha of the World
A truly remarkable Golden Buddha reclined in the center of Bangkok – Wat Pho. Wat Pho or Temple of Reclining Buddha is located behind Temple of Emerald Buddha. This is the best attraction in Bangkok that shouldn’t be missing by all tourists. Nothing in any entire piece of artwork in the whole world can be compared to this gigantic golden Buddha. You’ll going to take the best picture ever when pay a visit to this temple. Its massive measure of almost 46 meters long can truly get you stunned in less than a minute. You’ll be wondering how Thai fit the Buddha in such a narrow temple located in the complex. Kept those wondering insights and pleasurably enjoy its finest beauty in never imagined construction of the Buddha. Appreciate the spectacular artistry of the detailed, intricate murals surrounding the complex. Before entering the complex guards are strict when it comes to dress decorum. They advise to wear long pants, or long dress for girls, closed shoes and long sleeves when entering the premise. If it happens you don’t have any of those dresses they will lend you some with a price at steak. But if you disagree you’ll miss one of the best imagery in Thailand has to share.
A Rich Cultured Temple attached to River
Spiraled Structure. Distinctive Silhouette. Quintessential Symbol. Are the designs that makes Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn) differs to other temple in the complex. It has large prangs (Khmer-style tower) that represents home of Gods and smaller prangs describe as home of four wings. Its fragment of Chinese porcelains and ceramics what makes the temple emits dazzling effect of celestial glow which earned it to call as temple of the dawn. The temples in Thailand give them the revered idea of being religious and traditional. You’ll be more amaze of Wat Arun’s imagery when they lit up the temple during night and appreciate this through cruise dinner in Chao Phraya River. Catch the cruise at night so you could be more wowed in its amusing picturesque when everything around the temple lit off.