Bangkok Temples

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Bangkok is famous for its temples. Buddhist temples can be found throughout the city, but the most significant ones are situated in the Old City.

 

Wat Arun temples in Bangkok - Travel Guide

(Wat Arun on the Chao Praya river in Bangkok)

 

Wat Phra Kaew is the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand and it is situated within the grounds of the Grand Palace.  Just behind the Grand Palace you can find Wat Pho with its reclining Buddha. And just across the Chao Praya river easily accessible by ferry you will find Wat Arun or the temple of Dawn.

 

Bangkok temples Chinese temple in Chinatown

(The Kuan Yim shrine in Chinatown Bangkok)

 

In Chinatown you can find some very interesting Chinese temples and shrines such as the Leng Buai Ia Shrine, the oldest Chinese shrine in Thailand. The area also houses Wat Traimit, the temple of the Golden Buddha.

 

Temple in the Bang Na Area:

 

- Wat Bang Na Nai Temple

- Wat Bang Na Nok Temple

- Wat Dhammamongkol

 

Temples in China Town:

 

- Leng Buai Ia Shrine

- Kuan Yim Shrine

- Wat Triamit The Golden Buddha

 

Temples in the Ekkamai Area:

 

- Thonglor Mosque

- Wat That Thong Temple

 

Temples in the Kao San Road Area:

 

- Wat Chanasongkhram Ratchaworamahawiharn

- Wat Indrawiban Big Buddha Statue

 

Temples on Koh Kret Island:

 

- Wat Chim Plee

 

Temples in the Old City:

 

- The Golden Mount

- The Holy Rosary Church

- Wat Arun Temple of Dawn

- Wat Pho, the Reclining Buddha

- Wat Suthat

 

Temples in the Ratchada Area:

 

- Wat Inthamara

 

Temples at the Riverside:

 

- Chee Chin Khor Temple 

 

Temples in Siam Square area:

 

- Wat Patum Temple

 

Temples in Si Lom:

 

- Christ Church

- Sri Mariamman Temple

- Wat Hua Lampong

 

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