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Bangkok – the capital has never been invaded

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Interesting things you may not know about Thailand

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Built in 1782 by the first king of the Chakri dynasty, Bangkok is the religious, cultural, diplomatic, commercial and educational center of Thailand.

For tourists, the capital of Thailand is like a lavish feast whose menu is filled with rich and beautiful tourist attractions.

This place owns about 400 gorgeous Buddhist temples, magnificent palaces, countless commercial centers and art performance venues.

Bangkok is considered to have `achieved incredible success in combining ancient atmosphere and the modern world`.

Tourist attractions

The Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha

The Grand Palace is home to many splendidly decorated temples with gold-plated tiled roofs.

The Temple of the Emerald Buddha was built magnificently and magnificently and houses an emerald Buddha statue – the most revered statue in Thailand.

This place is open every day from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., except for special days reserved for ceremonies.

Bangkok - the capital has never been invaded

Bangkok has many elaborate and sophisticated temples and pagodas.

Ananta Samakhom Thorne Hall

Located on Ratchadamnoen Nok Avenue, Thorne Hall was built during the reign of King Rama V using marble materials, in the Italian renaissance style.

Today, Ananta Samakhom Thorne Hall is used as a venue for important royal and state ceremonies.

Wat Mahathat

Known as the Temple of the Great Relic, Wat Mathathat is the national center of the Mahanikai monastic sect.

Vimanmek Castle

Built by King Rama V with the world’s largest golden teak wood in 1901, Vimanmek Castle was once the royal residence.

Royal Elephant National Museum

White elephants in Thailand symbolize wisdom and fertility, are sacred animals and are worshiped by people.

Buddha Temple

Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha) is the largest temple in Bangkok, located next to the Grand Palace area.

Wat Pho is open daily from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, visitors must dress politely and simply when coming here.

Bangkok - the capital has never been invaded

Famous reclining Buddha statue in Thailand.

Golden Buddha Temple

Wat Traimit (Temple of the Golden Buddha) is located at the end of Yaowarat Road, where the Buddha statue is cast from five and a half tons of gold and is 700 years old.

Giant swing

The giant swing is 200 years old, located outside Wat Suthat temple, and was once used in Hindu rituals.

Queen Saovabha Memorial Academy

Located near Chulalongkorn hospital, the academy is a snake farm, a gathering place for poisonous snakes whose venom is extracted to be used as raw material to produce serum to treat snakebites.

The farm is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekdays.

Siriraj Museum

Siriraj became one of the most famous hospitals in Bangkok partly thanks to the hospital’s Forensic Museum – which contains the mummies of serial killers, criminals or victims of accidents.

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