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Bangkok City Highlight

Bangkok, the vibrant capital of Thailand, is a city that is worth visiting. With its rich culture, delicious food, and bustling streets, there is never a dull moment in Bangkok.

One of the best things about Bangkok is its food. The city is home to some of the best street food in the world, and you can find delicious dishes at every turn. Whether you’re looking for spicy curries, juicy grilled meats, or fresh seafood, Bangkok has something for everyone.

Another great thing about Bangkok is its shopping. The city is home to numerous markets and malls, where you can find everything from designer clothes and luxury goods to local handicrafts and souvenirs. If you’re looking to shop till you drop, Bangkok is the place to be.

But Bangkok isn’t all about food and shopping. The city is also home to a number of beautiful temples, including the iconic Wat Arun and Wat Pho. These temples are a must-see for anyone visiting Bangkok, and offer a glimpse into the city’s rich history and culture.

Overall, Bangkok is a city that offers something for everyone. Whether you’re looking to explore its rich culture, sample its delicious food, or go shopping, Bangkok has it all. So why not plan a trip and experience the magic of this amazing city for yourself?

Discover 3 of the most popular temples in Bangkok full of interesting activities to do with our Bangkok Temples Exploration day tour. Starting from the most well-known temple like the grand temple lies the one and only emerald buddha, to the more obscured and exquisite Arun Temple situated right by the majestic Chao Phraya river. 

Learn all there’s to know about Thailand’s buddhism culture visiting these amazing destinations with the guidance of our professional tour guide that will take you through these amazing places and gives you all the information and history of these astounding landmarks.

GRAND PALACE AND WAT ARUN

Visit the beautiful and elegant Grand palace of Bangkok, take a look at the beautiful architecture of Thai Temple and various buddhist sculptures. Also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, covers an area of 218,000 square meters and is surrounded by four walls. Here lies the famous beautiful buddha sculpture made entirely of Emerald.

After that visit Wat Arun popularly known as the Temple of the Dawn. The most beautiful part of the temple, Phra Prang, is decorated in glazed ceramic tiles that becomes even more beautiful during sunset, the best way to end your day in Bangkok city. 

WATCH KHON PLAY

After that you go visit “Khon” performance, a very well-known dance/performance where performer wear traditional masks and costumes and producing plays according to the Thai traditional folklore “Ramakien” which is considered to be the highest art form and was included in UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2018.

 

Khon is a traditional dance-drama of Thailand that originated in the 16th century during the Ayutthaya Kingdom. It is a form of masked dance that tells the stories of the Ramakien, the Thai version of the Hindu epic the Ramayana. The dance is performed by highly trained dancers, who are skilled in the use of gestures and facial expressions to convey the emotions of the characters they portray. The dancers also wear elaborate masks and costumes, and the performance is accompanied by live music.

One of the most interesting things about Khon is the intricate and detailed masks that the dancers wear. These masks are often made of lacquered wood or papier-mâché and are hand-painted with intricate designs. Each mask represents a different character from the Ramakien, and the dancers must use their facial expressions and gestures to convey the character’s emotions.

Khon is considered one of the most important cultural traditions of Thailand and is performed at royal ceremonies and important events. It is also a popular form of entertainment for tourists visiting the country. Despite its ancient origins, Khon continues to be a living and evolving art form, with new performances and interpretations being created all the time.

Highlights

  • Visit 3 of the most popular Temples in Bangkok
  • Royal Khon Play

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  • Entry Ticket
  • Transportation
  • Travel Insurance
  • Khon Play Ticket

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<span> 10:00 AM  </span> Arrival at The Grand Palace

Located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River and is one of the most famous landmarks in the city. The palace is made up of a number of buildings and structures, including the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Royal Thai Decorations & Coins Pavilion, and the Throne Hall.

The palace is surrounded by walls and moats, and visitors can explore the beautiful gardens and courtyards within the complex. The Grand Palace is a must-see for anyone visiting Bangkok, as it showcases the city's rich cultural heritage and is a stunning example of traditional Thai architecture.

<span> 2:00 PM  </span> See Khon Play

Khon is a traditional Thai dance-drama that is performed in the royal court style. It is a form of masked dance that tells stories from the Indian epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, as well as Thai folklore and legends. The dance is characterized by highly stylized movements and elaborate costumes, including ornate masks and towering headdresses. The performers also use props such as swords and fans to help tell the story. Khon is considered one of the most important classical performing arts in Thailand, and it is often performed at cultural events and festivals.

<span> 4:00 PM  </span> Visit Wat Arun

Wat Arun is a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand, named after the Hindu god Aruna. It is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River and is one of the city's most famous landmarks. The temple is known for its tall central prang (tower) which stands over 70 meters high. The prang is decorated with intricate ceramic tiles and fragments of multi-colored glass, and is surrounded by four smaller prangs. The temple grounds also include several other buildings, such as a chapel, a drum tower, and a ho trai (scripture hall). Visitors can climb to the top of the central prang for views over the river and the city. Wat Arun is an important religious site and a popular tourist attraction in Bangkok.

<span> 6:00 PM  </span> Finish the tour and Transport you to prefer location

Once you have finished the amazing itinerary, you have the choice to explore around the area more or take our transportation to your prefer destination and conclude your tour with us.

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