Wat Phra Kaew (known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha or locally as Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram) is one of the most important Buddhist temples in Thailand. Located in the historic centre of Bangkok and within the grounds of the Grand Palace, the temple enshrines Phra Kaew Morakot (the Emerald Buddha), the highly revered Buddha image meticulously carved from a single block of jade.
The Rama VIII Bridge or called is a suspending bridge crossing the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand. The bridge connects the old town area (Visutkasat) with Arun Amarin area on another side of the river.
Wat Arun, locally known as Wat Chaeng, is a landmark temple on the west (Thonburi) bank of the Chao Phraya river. It’s easily one of the most stunning temples in Bangkok, not only because of its riverside location but also because the design is very different from the other temples you can visit in Bangkok.
Night markets are Bangkok’s flagship and it never fails to surprise. It is the heart and soul of the city, the throbbing streets filled with eats, treasures and variable knick-knacks.
Tha Maharaj’s unique location makes it the perfect base from which one can explore the extremely historical neighborhood it is in. Next to it is Phra Chan Market, known nationwide as amulet central. A 15-minute walk away is the Grand Palace with Wat Pho and Museum Siam further down the road. After an active day of steeping oneself in culture and history, return to Tha Maharaj for a nice iced coffee before taking a boat from its pier to your next destination.
Long a haven for foreign backpackers, Khao San Road has gentrified to include a few boutique choices, and is now a colorful and vibrant part of Bangkok, where Thais come to join travelers at some of the best bars and clubs in town, as well as to take advantage of all the various shopping bargains.