Popular temples in Bangkok

Posted by adm in Bangkok

Thailand is a country with many beautiful temples. important measure Most of them are located in Bangkok, sure enough, so people who love to take pictures of beautiful architecture. Must be pinned with 9 beautiful temples in Bangkok According to this list, I’m satisfied, full of merit, chill out in Bangkok in a traditional way. Let’s see some.

  1. Wat Phra Kaew
    Wat Phra Kaew or Temple of the Emerald Buddha Built at the same time as the establishment of the Rattanakosin period during the reign of King Rama I, it is a priceless temple of Thailand. It can be said that if visiting Bangkok, you must not miss visiting this place once for auspiciousness. Wat Phra Kaew is a royal temple located in the Grand Palace. Similar to Wat Phra Si Sanphet. which is a temple in the Royal Palace in the Ayutthaya period, sure enough Causing there are no monks here to remember the temple In addition, the temple is also enshrined. Phra Phuttha Maha Manee Ratana Patimakon or Phra Kaeo Morakot, which is a sacred Buddha image. It is worshiped by Thai people as well.

Address : Na Phra Lan Road Grand Palace Subdistrict, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/AWptWNfhCiVn8t3A9
Open for visits: 08.30-15.30
phone : –
Website : https://www.royalgrandpalace.th

  1. Wat Arun Ratchawararam
    Wat Arun Ratchawararam Woramahawihan or Wat Chaeng is an ancient temple built in the Ayutthaya period, formerly known as Wat Makok Nok. Lok Dilok The principal Buddha image in the ubosot of Wat Arun and bestowed the name of the new temple Wat Arun Ratchawararam
    The beauty and outstanding of Wat Arun is the Phra Prang of Wat Arun, which is located by the Chao Phraya River. It is a Thai architectural pagoda. and large The height from the base to the top is 81.85 meters. Consists of the main pagoda and 4 secondary pagodas together Built to replace the original Phra Prang in the reign of King Rama II and undergoing a major renovation in the reign of King Rama IV.
    In addition, there is a belief of Thai people that if they come to worship at Wat Arun once, they will have a prosperous life every day and night as well.

Address : 158 Wang Derm Road, Wat Arun Subdistrict, Bangkok Yai District, Bangkok
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/uUq8m6QvaTpfSxdx5
Open for visits: 08.00-18.00
Tel : 0-2891-2185
Website : https://www.facebook.com/watarunofficial

  1. Wat Pho, Tha Tien
    Wat Phra Chetuphon Vimon Mangkalaram Ratchawora Mahawiharn or Wat Pho, Tha Tien, built since the Ayutthaya period. It is an old temple and It is also the temple of King Rama 1, because during the reign of King Rama 1, this temple was reestablished. By graciously ordering the building of the Ubosot, the balcony, the Wihan and the temple to be renovated.
    Inside the temple, a reclining Buddha image is also enshrined. Which is the third largest in Thailand as well. The special feature is There are 108 auspicious images of mother-of-pearl on the feet. It is a place of worship for Thai people. And UNESCO has also registered Wat Pho as a memory of the world in the Asia-Pacific region in March 2008 as well.
    In addition, Wat Pho is regarded as the temple with the most pagodas in Thailand. There are about 99 pieces ever. The important pagoda is the Maha Chedi of the Four Reigns. decorated with glazed tiles consisting of Phra Maha Chedi of King Rama 1-4

Address : No. 2 Sanam Chai Road, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/cz7EEmqftc6D3Xhw9
Open for visits: 08.30-17.30
Tel : 0-2226-0335
Website : https://www.facebook.com/watphonews

  1. Golden Mountain, Wat Saket
    Wat Saket is an ancient temple in the Ayutthaya period. Later, it was restored during the reign of King Rama I. Inside the temple, there is also the location of Phra Borom Banphot or Phu Khao Thong, which is a chedi on a model mountain. It was built in the reign of King Rama III as a pagoda with twelve wooden indented bases. but not yet finished Until the reign of King Rama IV, he changed the style to a mountain. Build a pagoda on the top and is enshrined the Buddha’s relics make the top of the golden pagoda beautiful shines brightly, can be seen from afar Until it can be called that this place is another symbol of Bangkok.
    To go up to the Golden Mount, you have to walk up to 300 steps. In addition, at the top is a viewpoint where we can see a 360-degree view of Bangkok. This is another beautiful temple in Bangkok. that must be visited once
    In addition, every year there is also the Golden Mountain Fair, which is a ceremony to bring a red cloth to cover the Lord Buddha. It is an auspicious ceremony that has been handed down since the reign of King Rama V. Usually, the Golden Mountain festival falls on the Loy Krathong festival. And there is a big event for 10 days and 10 nights.

Address : 344 Pariphat Road, Ban Bat Subdistrict, Pom Prap Sattru Phai District, Bangkok
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/2FoNuVocEYqMBCxY8
Open for visits: 08.00-19.00
phone : –
Website : https://www.facebook.com/watsraket

  1. Wat Ratchabophit Sathitmahasimaram Ratchaworawihan
    The word Ratchabophit means the king who built Wat Ratchabophit, which is the temple that King Rama V built as a memorial for His Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. And the Lord Chom Phra His Royal Concubine sure enough
    As for the word Sathitmahasimaram, it is a temple that houses a large parapet. Because usually the parapets of the temple are generally located in the corners or attached to the ubosot. But the parapets of this temple are located on the wall surrounding the temple to 8 sides, thus expanding the area for the monks to do the monks’ offerings. In addition, Wat Ratchabophit It is also the location of the only royal cemetery in Bangkok.
    The interior of the ordination hall is decorated with Christian church architecture, bringing the interior in Gothic style. Therefore making Wat Ratchabophit It is a temple that combines Thai culture. and the West beautifully This temple is not only the temple of King Rama 5, but also the temple of King Rama 7 because during the reign of King Rama 7, the temple was not built. But he was also given the burden of maintaining and restoring this Ratchabophit temple. Therefore, it is also a royal temple. It was also used to be the residence of three Supreme Patriarchs, including the current one. Address : 2 Feung Nakhon Road, Wat Ratchabophit Subdistrict, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok
    Location: https://goo.gl/maps/Lus1CNuNvw71s1WM7
    Open for visits: 06.00-18.00
    phone : –
    Website : https://www.facebook.com/WatRajabopit2412
  2. Wat Bowonniwet Vihara Ratchaworawihan
    Wat Bowonniwet Vihara Ratchaworawihan It is a temple that Somdet Phra Bowonrat Chao Mahasakdipolsep ordered to be built during the reign of King Rama III. Therefore, this temple has a beautiful Thai-Chinese architecture. This monastery was once the residence of four Supreme Patriarchs and was also the site of Mahamakut Buddhist University.
    Wat Bowonniwet Ratchaworawihan, formerly known as Wat Mai, is an ancient temple. Later, when King Rama IV entered into a monkhood, he came to sit there. and set up the Dhammayutika sect of monks at this temple for the first time Wat Bowonniwet Vihara is considered one of the important temples of our country. because it is the temple where King Rama 6, King Rama 7 and King Rama IX ordained at this temple as well
    In addition, after the royal cremation ceremony of King Rama IX was completed, the royal body was brought. Enshrined at Wat Ratchabophit Sathitmahasimaram Ratchaworawihan and Wat Bowonniwet Vihara Ratchaworawihan, which will be regarded as the temple of King Rama IX. Address : 248 Phra Sumen Road, Wat Bowonniwet Subdistrict, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok
    Location: https://goo.gl/maps/tuGNRm87xBF7fLkf6
    Open for visits: 06.00-18.00
    phone : –
    Website : https://www.facebook.com/Wat Bowonniwet Vihara
  3. Wat Ratchanatdaram Worawihan
    Wat Ratchanaddaram Worawihan It was built in the reign of King Rama III in honor of Her Royal Highness Princess Sommanat Wattanawadi. With Chao Phraya Yommarat (Bunnak Yomnak) as the designer of the plan for building the temple, Ubosot, as well as the metal castle.
    Inside the ubosot, Phra Phuttha Setthamunin is enshrined. which means The supreme Buddha is greater than any Muni in the world. and there are murals The front and back are stories of the Buddha.
    For the metal castle, it took more than 160 years to build and was completed during the reign of King Rama IX. It is considered the first metal castle in Thailand. It is a 7-storey building with 37 spires inside the metal castle. There is an exhibition of metal castles. since history and construction
    There is also a 67-step spiral staircase in the middle of the castle for visitors to go up and enjoy the beautiful view. around Rattanakosin Island above in a 360-degree angle, including the top of the metal castle It is also the place where Buddha’s relics are enshrined.

Address : 2 Mahachai Road, Wat Bowonniwet Subdistrict, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/QfDcsipWuQv8G1d79
Open for visits: 08.00-17.00

  1. Wat Benchamabophit Dusitwanaram Ratchaworawihan
    Wat Benchamabophit Dusitwanaram, formerly known as Wat Laem or Wat Sai Thong, and received the name from the new King Rama V that Wat Benchamabophit Dusitwanaram means “Temple of the King Rama V”.
    Inside the temple is beautiful with architecture. and complete Thai art with Somdet Phra Borommawong Krom Phraya Risaranuwattiwong as the designer This is one of the most beautiful temples in Thailand. which has important places in many temples Sala Si Somdet Bowonwong bell tower Throne Songdham royal throne Phra Viharn Somdet, Sala Uruphong and many more
    It is also home to the National Museum. Benchamabophit Temple which is a museum built during the rei