Temples in Bangkok

Traveling in Bangkok
Detail of Wat Arun in Bangkok

Reposting from 2016. Last week I was again in Bangkok for a few days and made a little tour. And although I have been at these temples at least 20 times they are still fascinating. Photo above is a detail of the world famous Wat Arun (Temple of dawn) along the Chao Phraya River. In 2013 they started to renovate this temple and it seems to be almost finished. Job well done, it looks beautiful! The photo under is a part of the Wat Traimit in China Town that houses the famous Golden Buddha. It is said to be 3 meters high and have a weight of 5.5 solid gold. There is an interesting story about this Buddha image, for more information see Wikipedia Golden Buddha (statue)

Traveling in Bangkok, Thailand
Wat Traimit in Bangkok, Thailand

One night in Bangkok and the world is your oyster

The journey of Traveling 2 Thailand did begin with One Night in Bangkok in 1985 and since 2009 it became a personal non-commercial travel blog as inspiration for traveling & motorbike riding in Thailand. Made just for the sheer love of traveling and sharing experience about traveling in South-East Asia. To travel beyond the beaten track & highlights. Enjoy!