*Wat means Temple in the Thai Language*
In Thailand to show reverence, you must wear pants in the Temples.
(no jeans or shorts) And you must take your shoes off before entering.
Bangkok has around 400 temples!
Wat Phra Kaew / The Temple Of The Emerald Buddha
Is within the grounds of the Grand Palace, it enshrines the Emerald Buddha
which is carved from a single block of Jade.
Wat Arun / Temple Of Dawn
It is on the bank of the Chao Phraya River
It is one of Bangkok's world famous landmarks.
It is opened 8am-5:30pm.
Wat Pho / Temple Of The Reclining Buddah
Personally my favorite Temple, the largest Temple in Bangkok.
Entrance is 20 baht. The Reclining Buddah is 150 feet long.
The Temple is only 1/2 mile south of the Grand Palace on Maharat Road.
It was originally built to house a relic of the Buddah. It is one of the
oldest Temples in Bangkok.
Phra That Road between the Grand Palace and the National Museum.
Wat Traimit / Temple Of The Golden Buddah
It is the world's largest seated Buddah. A solid gold Buddah,
weighing in at 5 1/2 tons.
It is open daily from 9-5pm and located on Traimit Road, west of the Hua
Lampong Station in Chinatown.
Wat Sutat / Temple Of The Giant Swing
Built in 1782 - 1830,one of the oldest Temples in Bangkok.
Open daily 9am-9pm
20 baht entrance
Located near the intersection of Bamrung Muang Road and Ti Thong Road.
Wat Saket / Temple Of The Golden Mount
Built by King Rama the 1st, it served as Bangkok's Crematorium.
Admission 10 baht. It is open from 8am-9pm and Located
between Boriphat Road and Lan Luang Road in Old City.