Bangkok TemplesWat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho, Wat Arun, Wat Saket, Wat Traimit, Wat Mahathat, Wat Bowonniwet, The Erawan Shrine, Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara, Wat Prayoon and many more.
A visit to Thailand is definitely incomplete without visiting the exquisite temples in Bangkok. These beautiful temples form a very significant part of the traditions and culture of the people of Thailand. There are more than 400 temples or Wats across Bangkok alone and each one of them is unique in its architecture, history and cultural significance. Each has its own story to tell and the experience alone is worth the visit.
A Thai Wat or Temple mostly comprises of an ordination hall, the Chedi or Pagoda, the Viharn or learning center and a library. Of the many famous Bangkok temples, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho, Wat Arun, and Wat Saket should top your bucket list. The Wats are architectural marvels built usually in pagoda styles with Buddha in various sizes and poses and offer stunning sunset views and picture-perfect backdrops your Instagram pictures!