Bangkok

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Siam
12 reviews
American architect Jim Thompson settled in Bangkok after World War II, where he worked for American Intelligence and became fascinated by Thai culture and artifacts. — Frommer's
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Riverside
7 reviews
Directly across the river from Wat Pho sits Wat Arun, one of the most recognizable spots in Bangkok. — Travel + Leisure
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Banglamphu
6 reviews
One of Bangkok's most serene temples, a 26-foot-high Buddha sits snugly within Bangkok's tallest vihara, or assembly hall, surrounded by murals that depict his life. — Travel + Leisure
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Ratchathewi
6 reviews
This delightful museum exhibits artefacts including Khmer Buddha statues, monks' fans, betel nut sets, shells and prehistoric Baan Chiang pottery. — Time Out
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Banglamphu
5 reviews
The royal chapel (ubosot) serves as a backdrop to one of the most sacred objects in Thailand, the Emerald Buddha. — Michelin Guide
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Chinatown / Yaowarat
6 reviews
At the top of Wat Traimit Wittayarama, the Royal Temple in Bangkok that houses the Golden Buddha, is a series of bells that can be rung for good luck. — Afar Magazine
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Banglamphu
6 reviews
Bangkok's paramount must-see sight is this architectural and spiritual treasure, which is twice as dazzling if you see it on a sunny day. — Time Out
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Rattanakosin (Bangkok Old City)
6 reviews
The mound is crowned by a fortress topped with the gilded chedi (tower-reliquary) of Wat Saket. — Michelin Guide
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Banglamphu
7 reviews
The country’s largest museum offers exhibitions illustrating Thai history, plus collections of Buddha images, textiles, ceramics, musical instruments and weapons. — The Telegraph
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Riverside
5 reviews
Today, the royal barges are rarely used... A handful of the vessels are on display here. Each one is long and slender, carved from a single, massive piece of teak. — Afar Magazine
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Banglamphu
5 reviews
There are many places to learn how to meditate in Bangkok, such as at many of the city's temples including Wat Matathat, the headquarters of Thailand's largest monastic order. — Afar Magazine
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Lumphini
5 reviews
Thais seamlessly fuse modernity with spirit beliefs. This ability is encapsulated at the frenetic, smoky Hindu shrine to Brahma. — Time Out
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Khlong Sam Wa
3 reviews
This park contains various palaces and museums, including the attractive Vimanmek Teak Mansion...the world’s largest teak building, apparently, containing a vast collection of royal antiques. — The Telegraph
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Banglamphu
4 reviews
Bangkok’s largest and oldest wat (Buddhist temple) is home to the famous Reclining Buddha, the supine 46m long and 49-feet-high (15-meter-high) gold leaf-covered Buddha image with mother-of-pearl inlaid feet. — National Geographic
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Siam
3 reviews
You can watch the snakes being ‘milked’ of venom and listen to a video explaining the institute’s progress. — Frommer's
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Banglamphu
3 reviews
This Buddhist temple dates from the mid-19th century and today is home to a well-known market selling Buddhist prá pim (magical charm amulets) in all sizes, shapes and styles. — Lonely Planet
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Siam
3 reviews
- Ashley Niedringhaus. — Frommer's
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Banglamphu
5 reviews
Don’t let the neoclassical architecture of the house fool you; this modern museum presents the history of Thai culture as an interactive experience that will delight the whole family. — Travel + Leisure
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Silom
5 reviews
Lumphini Park provides a much-needed break from the pavement and chaos of the city. — Afar Magazine
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Dusit
2 reviews
Wat Benchamabophit, called the Marble Temple because of the white Carrara marble of which it is built, is an early-20th-century temple designed during the rule of Rama V. — Frommer's
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