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Temples - Best Option For Sightseeing Places In Bangkok
Planning a visit to Bangkok will lead you towards a
spiritual journey. Perhaps, the religious attractions in the Thai capital will
appease in such a way that you feel like visiting it time and again. Pilgrims
in search of peace will be able to find the much needed reprieve as Bangkok is
also known as the City of Temples because of which the grandeur could be
represented in the perfect way.
Given below are the top Buddhist temples located in Bangkok
where you could feel the religious fragrance to the core.
Several other sacred temples, religious monuments and
spiritual structures exist in and around the city providing you the best
feelings in an extensive manner.
Wat Arun is one of the sacred temples of Bangkok. It is also
known as the Temple of Dawn. Located on the banks of Chao Phraya
River, it is situated in Thonburi West. The famous Hindu God Aruna is the
source of inspiration for this temple being named so. Literally, ‘Aruna’ refers
the radiations emerging out of Sun. Having been built in 19th century by King
Rama II, this is one of the earliest temples of Thailand.
Wat Arun Temple
Reaching the Thai district of Phra Nakhon as part of your
Bangkok journey, you will be pleased with the spiritual atmosphere maintained
at Wat Pho temple. It is popularly known as The Temple of Reclining Buddha.
However, the deity here is locally referred to as Wat Phra Chettuphon Wimon
Mangkhlaram Ratchaworamahawihan. This temple holds the record for the biggest
yet oldest Buddhist temple located in the entire nation.
Wat Pho Temple
Wat Chana Temple is another landmark of Bangkok located
close to Khaosan Temple. After you go inside Ubosot of the temple, it is
possible to view the famous Buddha image. This temple is known to have in
prevalence ever since the city of Bangkok has been created. Several historical
artifacts could be found inside the temple. Thai architectural style could be
best witnessed right from the temple walls to the grand interiors.
Wat Chana Temple
Ayutthaya Temples are a set of historic temples located in
the Island City of Ayutthaya. Perhaps, there several temple ruins found here of
which most of them have gone through restoration. Wat Phra Sri Sanphet is one
of the ancient temples here dating back to as long as 835 AD. Sala Chom Thong
is another restored temple premises reflecting the rich and past heritage of the city. Several other ancient structures lie still in ruins requiring massive
restoration process as part of renovating World Heritage Park situated in
Ayutthaya. So, read on to create the perfect Bangkok itinerary 5 days.