Archive for category: Temples

/ 8 July 2015 14 h 37 min

Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok

Wat Phra Kaew or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (officially known as Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram) is regarded as the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand. Located in the historic centre of Bangkok, within the grounds of the Grand Palace, it enshrines Phra Kaew Morakot (the Emerald Buddha), the highly revered Buddha image meticulously carved from a single [...]

/ 6 July 2015 11 h 15 min

The Sanctuary of Truth (Prasat Satchatham)

Satchatham Temple is a wooden temple, located by the sea. It was designed by Lek Wiriyapan, the founder of the Ancient City at Samut Prakan Province in 1981. The Temple is entirely built with wood. The beauty of the Temple is elaborated through wood dwellings and woodcarvings. It is considered an exotic and imposing architectural work of art of the [...]

/ 11 June 2015 14 h 09 min

Wat Saket – Golden Mount

Wat Saket, popularly known as the Golden Mount or ‘Phu Khao Thong’, is a low hill crowned with a gleaming gold chedi. Within, the 58-metre chedi houses a Buddha relic and welcomes worshippers all year round. The temple also hosts an annual temple fair in November, which lasts a week during Loy Krathong. The temple grounds feature mature trees and [...]

/ 4 June 2015 7 h 36 min

Eastin Grand Hotel, Sathorn Bangkok

The luxurious Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn is connected to Surasak BTS Skytrain Station via the hotel’s own Sky Bridge. Its outdoor pool enjoys views of Chao Phraya River and Bangkok City. A fitness centre and 4 dining options are available. Fresh and modern, the large air-conditioned rooms feature free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV with 24-hour cable and satellite channels. [...]

/ 12 May 2015 15 h 23 min

Prasat Hin Phanom Rung

Set on top of a long dormant volcano in an otherwise mostly flat area is this Khmer temple, begun in the 10th century as a Hindu shrine and completed in the 13th century as a Buddhist temple. The large temple complex, which visitors enter via a dramatic 400-foot carved stone walkway, has six separate stone buildings connected by walkways or [...]

/ 7 April 2015 15 h 07 min

List of Bangkok Hotels

An extra list with Bangkok Hotels. Temples, Shopping Malls, Nightlife, Excursions and a lot more ….. BANGKOK HOTELS Ad Lib Hotel, #Bangkok http://thailand-besthotels.com/ad-lib-hotel-bangkok/  Anantara Baan Rajprasong Serviced Suites ‪#‎Bangkok‬ http://thailand-besthotels.com/anantara-baan-rajprasong/ Baiyoke Sky Hotel, #Bangkok http://thailand-besthotels.com/baiyoke-sky-hotel-bangkok/ Casa Nithra Hotel in the heart of #Bangkok‬ Centara Grand at CentralWorld, #bangkok http://thailand-besthotels.com/centara-grand-at-centralworld/ Chatrium Hotel Riverside, ‪#‎Bangkok‬ http://thailand-besthotels.com/chatrium-hotel-riverside-bangkok/  Crowne Plaza Hotel, Lumpini Park #Bangkok [...]

/ 10 March 2015 10 h 42 min

The Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai

Spread across 60 acres of landscaped grounds, Dhara Dhevi Chiangma offers luxurious suites with a blend of Colonial and Thai décor. It boasts 2 large outdoor pools, a first-rate spa and 9 dining options. Free Wi-Fi is available. Situated along the popular handicraft stretch of Sankampaeng Road, Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai is a 15-minute drive from Chiang Mai International Airport. [...]

/ 12 February 2015 12 h 35 min

Wat Pho, Thailand

Wat Pho, the official name being Wat Phra Chetuphon Vimolmangklararm Rajwaramahaviharn, is the first grade royal monastery, regarded as the most important one during the reign of King Rama I of the Chakri Dynasty. The importance of this is due to the King having managed the restoration of Wat Phodharam, an old monastery from the Ayudhya period, and had it [...]