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With its metropolitan façade and the rich culture that surrounds it, Bangkok is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the world. What better way to enjoy your travels to Bangkok than to visit monumental sights that display the way of the people!
The Temple of Dawn
The Temple of Dawn knows as Wat Arun in Thai is named after the Indian God of Dawn, Aruna. The temple that stands by the riverside of Chao Phraya river is truly a magnificent sight with its rare architecture shrouded with colourful paintings of unique designs. The splendour of Wat Arun can truly be seen at sunset with its iconic structure contouring the skyline.
Glistening in the light with pillars of gold and tall pinnacles, the Grand Palace in Bangkok is a monument that just can’t escape the eye! The palace built back in 1782 was once home to King Siam. The structure occupies about 218, 400 sqm of Ratanoskin Island and was also seen as the administrative centre of the city. If you are a traveller staying at a hotel in Asoke, let’s say it is AVANI Atrium Bangkok, this place of wonder is a quick ride away.
Wat Phra Kaew
In other words, called the temple of the Emerald Buddha is said to be one of the most sacred places in Thailand. Looking into history, a sage named Nagasena foretold that the Emerald Buddha would bring in glory and prosperity to any country in which it dwells. Since then the Thai people have cherished and respected this monument as the protector of the country.
A park is a popular place not only for the lovers who hang out by the lake but also for the elders practising tai chi and for the fitness fanatics taking their morning walk/jog. The park is filled with lush green vegetation that soothes both the eye and the mind. Not to mention the wildlife that can be observed in and about the premised. If you are lucky enough you might just see a lazy lizard stopping by to say hello!
Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+