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Bangkok Temples and Wats

Must See Temples in Bangkok

    Bangkok is blessed with more than 400 temples. locally known as ‘Wats’ and many of them are immense, superbly crafted and should absolutely be part of your visit to Thailand.

    Wat Kanlaya 8

    Wat Kanlayanamit Woramahawihan

      Wat Kanlayanamit is a magnificent temple in the Thonburi side of Chao Phraya River. It was constructed in 1825 during the reign of King Rama III on the bank of the Chao Phraya River.

      Mahathat Yuwaratrangsarit Temple

      Wat Mahathat Yuwaratrangsarit

        Wat Mahathat Yuwaratrangsarit, a Buddhist temple in Bangkok’s Old Town, is one of the city’s ten royal temples of the highest class.

        Bangkok Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew

        The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew

          The Grand Palace of Bangkok, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and Wat Phra Kaew (or Wat Pra Kaew) are, without a doubt, the most famous landmarks in Bangkok, often seen in many movies.

          Wat Arun, The Temple of Dawn in Bangkok

          Wat Arun, the temple of Dawn

            Wat Arun, also known as the temple of Dawn, is a significant landmark of Bangkok, built before 1656. It’s much more modest than Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace or Wat Pho and the Giant Reclining Buddha, but its iconic shape is better known in many ways.