Bangkok is the capital of the country of Thailand, which is located in Southeast Asia, and its name means that it is the city of angels, and was once an independent city that separates the colonial countries between the British and the French. Bangkok now has many historical attractions, both ancient and modern, and these features are characterized by a very attractive architecture , To form a group of tourist areas that are visited daily by dozens of tourists from all over the world.
The most important tourist places in Bangkok
Wat Phra Kaew
It is considered one of the oldest temples in Bangkok that was founded in the seventeenth century under the name Wat Photaram, and in the year 1801 AD changed its name to Wat Phra Kaew, and the temple later turned into a public center for learning by decorating the walls, columns with reliefs and drawings, and from these The sciences that taught history, literature, animal husbandry, and astrology were called at that time the first University of Thailand. The temple also used a center of traditional medicine such as massage to treat various diseases and remove back pain.
Wat Bunkima Bophut
It is considered one of the most recent major Buddhist temples from Bangkok, and it was built in 1899 AD by order of King Rama V; to compensate for the old temples that were destroyed, and to increase the number of royal palaces. It is a replica of the famous Buddha Fa Kinaraj, which boasts a great position in Phitsanulok. It contains Hula many beautiful green gardens, and the Monastery Gallery, which contains 53 statues of Buddha Thailand.
The Grand Palace
This palace was built in the year 1782 AD, and this palace is used for important celebrations and occasions, such as holding meetings between heads of state of different countries, and it is forbidden to wear explicit clothes when entering the palace, and the arms and legs must be covered with clothes to allow entry, and has a high-level architectural style.
One of the important temples is a trap that contains the history of the ancient battles between Ayutthaya Siam and Burma between 1547 to 1549 AD which ended in the defeat of the Burmese. The temple again, and they have taken “until the sun rises again” as a slogan for their march, and it was known as the Temple of Dawn after it, and it is now considered one of the most important attractions for tourists.
Pete Jim Thompson
It is the home of the self-made American businessman who disappeared while traveling in Malaysia. Thompson spent some time in Thailand as a World War II soldier, and is considered one of the people who made the Thai silk, and is now considered a museum that displays all of Thompson’s work for Thailand, and Bangkok contains many of Attractive tourist areas, including:
- Lumpini Park: It is characterized by its beautiful green square, and it is visited by many people daily, and tourists can enjoy watching the Chinese temple because of its proximity to the area.
- Tony Lane Station 21: It is the center of many of the distinctive popular markets of high quality.
- Khao San Road: It is considered one of the busiest places, as it is many different markets.
- National Museum Palace Wang Na: King Rama I built this building, which has remained the same until now, and tourists can see logos, religious artifacts, ceramics, toys, weapons, musical instruments, and the throne of the Viceroy, as well as an impressive group of Buddha figures arranged according to their period.