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by Tom Jittipon | Jul 23, 2019

Explore spiritual beauty in Bangkok

Bangkok is everything how you could imagine an Asian metropolis to be: massive, hustle, busy, full of skyscrapers, grand shopping malls with ancient yeallow temples peeking out between them.
Thailand’s capital is a feast for the senses where the smells, sounds and tastes you’ll come across will make you feel alive. There are thousands of epic things to do in Bangkok. While many people associate the city mainly with wild parties, join crazy traffic and see the red light district,… to realize the contrast sides of this vibrant capital. However, in this short tour, Asia Senses wants to show you a Bangkok in a different light that you will know all top reasons to include Bangkok on your travel bucket list.

1. The Grand Palace:
Assuming you arrived in Bangkok the night before, a serious jet-lag still makes you nausea and feel dizzy, let’s take a walk on pavement around the city in the next early morning and head for The Grand Palace. There is no doubt when it said that The Grand Palace is the most cherished and well-known attractions of things to do in Bangkok. The golden palace which used to be a residence for the Kind of Thailand, is a magical display of Thai craftsmanship. However, this complex building now is used for different royal rituals. The ancient oriental architecture combined with fragant from incense spreading out the Palace bring to you the feeling of sacred and royal atmosphere.

2. Wat Pho
Wat Pho, which is considered as the oldest and biggest temple complex in Bangkok, is home of the famous giant golden reclining Buddha as well as a pavilion full of gorgeous, impressive and colorful architecture. This spectacular temple complex is truly something that you could spend several hours at to dig in and get to know this area. The over 150 foot reclining Buddha is the most iconic site in this temple complex and also a beautiful work of art and religious dedication in the history section. Walking around the comlex temple, you will see that this place attracts tourists not only because it has the intricate architecture but aslo it is ardorned with many little details from mosaic-covered chedis, gardens and gates. Moreover, this place is considered as the spiritual home of Thai massage.

Now that this is sacred site , any women when coming here is required to have their knees and shoulders covered. Locals will offer you robe for free and introduce you the rituals when going inside the temple.

3. Ayutthaya
If you’re interested in learning more about the history and culture of Thailand, a day trip in Ayutthaya Historical Park is all you want. UNESCO World Heritage Site Ayutthaya is located outside Bangkok and this old capital of the country is full of incredible temples and ruins that will take your breath away. The construction with red brick covered in stucco for ornate decorations was the capital of Siam (Thailand) with grand architecture and a sprawling trade with other Asian countries and even with some of the European royal courts.

And the final demand, you want your trip to Bangkok will be well-planned and well-organized? Let Asia Senses team help to make your travel dreams come true.
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