Must-see monuments and attractions
An extravagant palace complex that was home to the Thai royals for over 200 years, it is also home to the famous Wat Phra Kaew and its Emerald Buddha.
Wat Pho is a Buddhist temple complex located in Rattanakosin Island, south of Bangkok's Grand Palace. It is well-known for its large Reclining Buddha.
Wat Arun is one of Bangkok's most important Buddhist temples. It is named after Aruna, the Hindu god of dawn, and it is marked by distinctive spires.
One of the largest in the world, Bangkok's Chinatown dates back to 1782 when the city was created as the capital of Thailand.
The jungle-surrounded former home and art collection of legendary silk entrepeneur Jim Thompson, who mysteriously disappeared in 1967.