BANGKOK is the capital of Thailand, which is also one of the favorite tourist destinations for tourists both from abroad and Indonesia. Besides being a favorite place, Bangkok is also famous in the world too.
Are you planning to travel in Thailand? There are 15 recommendations for tourist attractions in Thailand to visit while there. Check out the details that Popmama.com summarizes below.
1. Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
The Temple of Dawn or called Wat Arun is a Buddhist temple located on the Chao Phraya River. The uniqueness of this more than 200-year-old temple has carvings and materials made of porcelain.
The temple is especially beautiful when you see it at sunset. According to tourists who have been to Bangkok, this tourist spot is a must-visit. And the entrance ticket price starts from 50 Baht or around IDR17,500.
2. Reclining Buddha Temple (Wat Pho)
The Temple of the Reclining Buddha or Wat Pho is one of the Buddhist temples that has become a famous tourist spot in Bangkok. The temple, which was built in 1688, is one of the oldest and largest temples.
The uniqueness of Wat Pho is the existence of a reclining Buddha statue. This statue is the largest reclining Buddha statue in the world with a size of more than 45 meters and a height of about 15 meters. For the ticket price, you can buy it for 100 Baht or IDR35,000.
3. Siam Ocean World
Siam Ocean World is one of the most favorite tourist attractions in Bangkok. An aquarium similar to Sea World in Indonesia, this is the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia. This aquarium also has more than 30,000 types of marine animals.
In addition to the different types of aquariums, Siam Ocean World also has a children’s playground so this place is suitable for traveling in Bangkok. For the ticket price, you can buy it for 750 Baht or IDR260,000.
4. Royal Grand Palace
The Royal Grand Palace was built in 1782 and is the most beautiful building in Bangkok. This tourist spot is certainly the most popular and has become an iconic symbol of Bangkok.
Historically, the Royal Grand Palace was the residence of the kings of Bangkok. And when entering there, you must also wear polite clothes and do not wear shorts. For the price of admission, you can buy 500 Baht or around 175,000 Rupiah.
5. Emerald Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Kaew)
The Emerald Buddha Temple is one of the most important and sacred Buddhist temples in Bangkok. Unlike other temples, this temple has rooms for monks, as well as statues and pagodas.
In Wat Phra Kaew, there is also a very sacred Buddha statue, even visitors are not allowed to approach the statue except for the king, who is only in charge of changing the clothes worn by the statue.
6. Khao San Road
Khao San Road is a tourist spot in Bangkok that is most suitable for those of you who want to save backpacker style. On Khao San Road, you can find many cheap inns, cheap culinary tours, bars, massages, spas, souvenir stalls, sellers of clothes, bags, accessories, and so on.
If you go here, you should visit at night, because Khao Sand Road will only be crowded when the sun has set.
7. Bangkok Correction Museums
Bangkok Correction Museums is one of the unique museums in Bangkok. The collection consists of items used to torture prisoners, so it fits perfectly with the history of the Bangkok Correction Museum which used to be a prison.
Not recommended for those of you who do not dare to see sadistic torture in the past. And the price of admission to this museum is voluntary. Dare to come here?
Being one of the tourist icons in Thailand, Phuket is a popular and widely recognized tourist destination by people in the world. This destination is often used as one of the main destinations when traveling in Thailand, especially for those who have a long vacation time.
Phuket is the most beautiful island that has white and clean sandy beaches. The sea is also so calm, making tourists comfortable when playing on the beach. Make sure you spend a day or two here.
For those of you who like nature and sea tourism, Krabi is one of the destinations that you must visit while in Thailand. This beautiful island will spoil you with exotic scenery like no other.
Not only the island of Krabi, other small islands around it are no less beautiful, and make your vacation trip more memorable and enjoyable.
10. Sung Nong Nooch
Located in the Pattaya area, this beautiful park offers a unique panorama. Not only by locals who are visited, this place is also visited by foreign tourists.
This tourist destination has a beautiful and cool panorama, complete with a view like no other. When visiting here, you will feel comfortable and calm, because this location has a variety of complete facilities for tourists who come.
11. Chatuchak Weekend Market
This one tourist destination is perfect for those of you who like shopping. This location is one of the cheap shopping centers in Thailand, so don’t miss it.
At Chatuchak Weekend Market, there are various interesting and cheap unique items, including souvenirs.
12. Phu Thok
If you want to enjoy the panorama of the mountains, then Phu Thok is the right destination for you to visit while on vacation in Thailand. This location is a mountainous area with a comfortable and cool feel.
To reach this location, you must have enough courage, because this destination is on the side of a cliff with a fairly steep slope.
13. Chiang Ma
A cheap shopping center in Thailand is Chiang Mai, which is a popular area for local and foreign tourists. Here you can also enjoy a variety of delicious Thai cuisine, including shopping for various cheap goods that you can buy by bargaining system.
While on vacation in Thailand, don’t miss this one location, Asiatique. The area that starts operating at 17.00 presents approximately 1,500 vendors and 40 restaurants that you can visit. And you can also ride the Asiatique Sky to see the Bangkok city area from a height.
15. Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Want to feel a unique feel that you have never felt before? You can visit and shop at the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. This market sells mostly on boats. Not only sellers can walk around, you can also shop while walking around on the boat.
The location of this floating market is indeed a little far from downtown Bangkok, which is about an hour. Even though the location is far away, it does not make this floating market empty of tourists.
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