Archive for category: Temples

/ 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 [...]

/ 3 February 2015 13 h 28 min

Wat Bang Riang in Phang Nga

A beautiful hilltop temple, Wat Bang Riang (Wat Rat Upatam in its formal name) is located on Khao Lan Mountain in Thap Put, Phang Nga Province. It features a seated golden Buddha image, a large statue of Kwam Im, the Chinese Goddess of Mercy and fine Thai temple architecture. A drive through this rustic countryside can be very interesting, despite [...]

/ 17 December 2014 9 h 58 min

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is a Theravada Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. The temple is often referred to as “Doi Suthep” although this is actually the name of the mountain it is located on. The temple is located 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the city of Chiang Mai and is a sacred site to many Thai people. [...]

/ 1 December 2014 17 h 30 min

Wat Arun Bangkok Thailand

Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan or Wat Arun is a Buddhist temple (wat) in Bangkok Yai district of Bangkok, Thailand, on the Thonburi west bank of the Chao Phraya River. The temple derives its name from the Hindu god Aruna, often personified as the radiations of the rising sun. Wat Arun is among the best known of Thailand’s landmarks and the [...]

/ 17 October 2014 13 h 07 min

Wihan Phra mongkhon Bophit

Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit contains one of the largest bronze Buddha images found in Thailand and also houses numerous smaller images. Destroyed by the Burmese in 1767, the temple was returned to its former glory through renovation in 1956. The temple has a lot of historical significance and was the original site for Royal cremations a practice that now takes place [...]

/ 14 October 2014 15 h 48 min

Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi

WAT THAM SUA or “Tiger Cave” is located about 3 kilometres from Krabi Town. Inside the cave there are what appear to be tiger paw prints in the stone. The surrounding area is covered with large trees hundreds of years old, particularly in the Khiriwong Valley. Mountains are on all sides and there are smallers caves in great number. Aside [...]