Bangkok is still a city of temples, and the whole place is resplendent with golden spires, orange-tiered roofs, saffron-robed monks, and serene Buddha images. Prepare to be amazed with the beauty of the 150-foot long and 49-foot high gold-plated Reclining Buddha, with mother-of-pearl inlaid eyes and feet at Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha). Experience the architectural splendor at Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple), with its classically beautiful proportions, and European influences evident on its stained glass windows and use of Carrara marble. And visit Wat Trimit, known for its famous Golden Buddha. The beautiful image of solid gold is three metres high and weighs five and a half tons.
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Temples & City
Depart from hotel to Rattanakosin Island, the original area of Bangkok when it was first established as the capital over 200 years ago.
Visit Wat Trimit, known for its famous Golden Buddha. The beautiful image of solid gold is three metres high and weighs five and a half tons.
Continue the tour by passing through beautiful city scenery of the colorful flower market and Chinatown. The bustling business area of Chinatown is especially known for its gold jewellery shops. The atmosphere is totally changed at night - hordes of food stalls line the streets.
Visit Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha), founded in the 16th century, the oldest and biggest temple with the largest number of pagodas (95 in all) in the city. Wat Pho was the first open university of Thailand which offered courses in several branches of knowledge like literature, astrology, medicine and massage. It’s well known for its huge Reclining Buddha, 46 m. long and 15 m. high.
Continue to visit Wat Benchamabopit or Marble Temple, one of the most modern works of Thai religious architecture. Graceful and tranquil, it is famous for its main chapel built in white Carara Italian marble to house a replica of Thailand’s most beautiful Buddha image, Phra Phutthachinarat.
City-sightseeing tour along Ratchadumnoen Rd.(The Royal’s Way). En route you can see many magnificent temples and architectural buildings, including the City Pillar Shrine, National Museum, Democracy Monument, Golden Mountain, Thai Boxing Stadium, Anantasamakhom Palace, Parliament House, Dusit Zoo and Chitlada Palace King’s Residence.
Inclusions: Air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver English speaking licensed guide All admission fees as mentioned in the program VAT 7% and all Government taxes (no service charge)
Exclusions: Items of a personal nature Meals Tips or Gratuities to guide and driver
Child Policy: For children under 3 years old will be Free of charge. For children 4-12 years old we charge 70% of the price that calculate from a total number of adult pax. For children over 13 years old we charge normal price.