Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan (Golden Mountain)

Sightseeing Wat (Temple) #Bangkok

Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan (Golden Mountain) is known among foreigners as golden mountain which means high mountain and overlooks the view of the Rattana Kosin Island. Golden Mountain is 80 meters tall and inside the pagoda is the Buddha’s relic welcoming all those who come to worship all year round.

Wat Arun Ratchawararam Wat Arun Ratchawararam is an old temple built prior to Ayudhya era (before B.E.2310). It is located on the west side of the Chao Phraya River which the temple and the arts inside have been continuously renovated and many pieces are also added. Phra Poramin Maha Bhumibol Adulyadej Mahitalathibet Ramathibodi, King Rama 9 has taken the initiative to renovate many pieces, especially Phra Prang which has received great renovation and a worship ceremony was organized prior to the renovation, on Wednesday the 27th December 2510. The renovation was successful and the beautiful result is on display till this day.

The Marble Temple it is well-known for tourists throughout the world as “The Marble Temple”The Marble Temple it is well-known for tourists throughout the world as “The Marble Temple” because its hall and veranda are decorated with the best marble imported from Italy. It is such a beautiful and artistic temple consisted of ancient Thai architecture therefore there are large amount of Thai and foreign tourists visit this temple daily.

Wat Traimit Witthayaram Worawiharn is where the largest golden Buddha, Wat Traimit Witthayaram Worawiharn is where the largest golden Buddha, almost 5 meters and weighs 5.5 ton. The Buddha at Wat Traimit was found accidentally while it was moved, causing it to fall and hit the floor causing the casting on the base to fall off revealing the pure gold inside. The lime is then all peeled off and was displayed on the monastery to this day. Inside Wat Traimit Witthayaram Worawiharn comprises of “Yao Warat historical center” on the second floor, the old commercial area of Bangkok which has been developed from the Chinese who entered Thailand to make a living. The third floor is “the Golden Buddha exhibition” where inside is a Multimedia Theatre showing media mixed with light, sound, and image animation combining with Wat Maha That Klang, Sukhothai. On the fourth floor locates “Phra Phuttha Maha Suwan Patimakon” or “Golden Buddha Sukhothai Traimit”, in Mara Vichaya posture made of pure gold and has been recorded in “Guiness Book” as “the biggest pure gold Buddha in the world.”

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Chinese New Year FeChinese New Year Festival at Chinatown Bangkok

Chinese New Year Festival at Chinatown Bangkok

“Chinese New Year Festival” is a celebration of Thai-Chinese people in the area of Chinatown, which is the largest Chinatown in the world around the end of January or the beginning of February according to the first full moon period. Bangkok’s Chinatown or Yaowarat has been held the festival for about 2-4 days (the next Chinese New Year Festival in next year is on January 31, 2017).

There are the shows of firecrackers, lion parades, live musics, many street lamps and a scent of incense through the air. Moreover, there are many restaurants on the roadsides with their super delicious food in Thai-Chinese tastes and appearances. Most people celebrate the festival by wearing in red simultaneously.

Chinese New Year Festival at Chinatown Bangkok

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PONK SMiTHi ,Mokume Gane

Meet the owner of MokumeSmithi

PONK SMiTHi , pattern of life jewelry inspired from Mokume Gane(木目金) technique. They are derived from the production and decoration technique of samurai swords in 1700 (Meiji Period). “Moku” means wood. “Me” means eye. “Gane” means precious metal. All means wood grain pattern precious metal. Mokume Gane pattern can be compared with the pattern of LiFE, as all lives are unique, no matter how hard people try to look the same. Moreover, two metals are perfectly diffused and bonded together during exactly temperature, pressure and time like only real LOVE to connect the couple, can’t be told or forced to love with each other. Finally, The SUCCESS of the long processes is amazing unique pattern of life and real love are expressed.

PONK SMiTHi policies:

 "PONK SMiTHi ,Mokume GaneHi. My name is Ponk Smithi. I am Mokume Gane Sci-Artist from Thailand. I have a shop at The Old Siam Plaza, Bangkok, Thailand. My first experience for Mokume Gane is broken, missing, uncontrollable, errors, frustrated and sad. After a long effort, patience, love to solve problems. Finally found a beautiful unique natural pattern. I have discovered that Mokume Gane is not only jewelry. But its pattern formed by the effort, tolerance and solving like the life and love."

Please contact me if you have any questions about my work or any questions.
E-mail : [email protected]

Learn more about process : Mokume Gane โมกุเม่ กาเน่ by PONK SMiTHi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfBlpSLXT0A

PONK SMiTHi ,Mokume Gane

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Songkran Festival

Songkran Festival

Khaosan Road On April 13 – 15, there will have Songkran Festival been organized here in every year. Sometimes, the amusement is quite increasing with more excitement until the travelers from everywhere had passed their experiences to others spread widely. Whoever had heard about Songkran Fesival will really want to play splashing water at Khaosarn Road. Thus, here is always being public favor and never lose popularity. As the result, it is not uncommon at all if Khaosarn Road will be dazzled with Thai and foreign travelers with all ages since children, teenagers, adults until old people actually.

Songkran Festival

Those who want to play splashing water together with making a merit, don’t miss here at Wisut Kasat Intersection. Because in every year, there will be Chak Phra Festival as well as setting birds and fish free from Wisut Kasat Intersection to Santi Prakarn Garden on the riverside. In other word, you will be able to experience the atmosphere of Songkran Festival and bring merit back as well.

Songkran Festival Wisut Kasat

Moreover, there are so many places to play Songkran in Bangkok and all country of Thailand.

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Silom – Patpong is a district of nightspots in Bangkok

Nightspots Bangkok

Nightlife in Bangkok has evolved over the years, with the emphasis now firmly on swanky rooftop bars, lively nightclubs and hip cocktail bars. Silom – Patpong is a district of nightspots in Bangkok.

Khao Sarn Road NightspotsKhao Sarn Road is a tourist attraction which has a great amount of travelers for both Thai people and foreigners who came from many countries around the world. The street is filled with various products and internet cafes. Also, some travelers can go into some coffee shop or beer bar to sip beer and have a talk with friends.

Thonglor Road is a center of famous restaurants

Thonglor Road - Sukhumvit 38

Thonglor Road is a center of famous restaurants with delicious food that have several races and styles. It is known as a famous shopping place on Sukhumvit Road. In addition, it is called “Love Lane” because it has a gathering of many wedding studios.

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Hall Benjarong Wat Pariwas

Main Hall Benjarong Wat Pariwas

Main Hall Benjarong Wat Pariwas, Thai temple at Rama III Road, Yannawa, Bangkok. Every point has a history. With Thai Benjarong Mosaic. There is Chinese gods. Indian and Western. Concept of designed and controlled the construction. All Nationality, can help to nourish the Buddha.Wat Pariwas, Hall BenjarongHall Benjarong Wat Pariwas, Thai temple at Rama III Road, Yannawa, Bangkok. Main Hall Benjarong Wat PariwasWat Pariwas Thai temple Rama III, Bangkok
Wat Pariwas Thai temple Rama III, BangkokHall Benjarong Wat Pariwas, Thai temple at Rama III Road, Yannawa, Bangkok.

Hall Chalermprakiet 50 Years BE 2539 Wat Pariwas Thai temple.

open some day (important buddhist days). The shrine, with three large Buddha figures in front of another and incredibly beautiful.

Hall Chalermprakiet 50 Years Wat Pariwas Thai temple

Hall Chalermprakiet 50 Years Wat Pariwas Thai temple
Hall Chalermprakiet 50 Years Wat Pariwas Thai temple

Hall Chalermprakiet 50 Years Wat Pariwas Thai temple
*David Beckham statue on the right carved into each side of the altar.

Thai Ganesha Statue. And water front Chao Phraya river inside Wat Pariwas

Thai Ganesha Statue

Thai Ganesha Statue, also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka, Pillaiyar and Binayak, is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon. Devotion to Ganesha is widely diffused and extends to Jains and Buddhists. Ganesha is widely revered as the remover of obstacles,the patron of arts and sciences and the deva of intellect and wisdom.

Water front Chao Phraya river in Wat Pariwas.

Note :
Take the BTS Skytrain to Chong Nonsi station, and then get a taxi or skywalk brt  let go Bus Rapid Transit . 15 baht Thai, about 10 – 15 minute.

Name of Station : Wat Pariwas
Connecting Lines BRT

*Admission fee: – Free for all people

wat pariwas bus rapid

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Wat Phra Chettuphon Wimon Mangkhlaram (Wat Po)

Vote “Wat Po” as Asia’s 8th / Wat Pho Thai Massage

Vote result from the world’s traveling website, trip advisor admired “Wat Po” and ranked it as Asia’s 8th most outstanding tourist site in Asia.

Wat Phra Chettuphon Wimon Mangkhlaram (Wat Po) is one of the oldest and most grand temples in Bangkok; it is where the longest reclining Buddha in Bangkok was built. Travelers of Trip advisor stated that “the size of the reclining Buddha is able to attract and put a spell on people so that they would turned mesmerize for a moment. The paintings on the walls and windows are also very beautiful.”

Wat Pho Thai Massage School

Wat Pho Thai Massage. Wat Pho Thai Massage School is located inside the wall on the northern side of Wat Pho temple, a temple which is adjacent to the Grand Palace. This school is a center of education for Thai traditional medicine including yoga with a variety of massage techniques following traditional messages teaching courses. It opens every day between 08.00 am – 17.00 pm (Thailand local time) and its price is 350-500 baht per hour. Moreover, you can visit architectures which have ages over 200 years. (Please remember to dress yourself properly).

http://www.watpho.com/
Remarks: Please dress politely.
Wat Pho and Grand Palace are the 10 rank of the Best Destinations in Asia.

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Asiatique the Riverfront is a shopping place,

Family Traveller in Bangkok

Asiatique the Riverfront is a shopping place, restaurants and entertainment on the waterfront with the largest new form in Asia. Recently, there had no grand shopping place on the waterfront which was so much attractive as here. We recommend you to try this shopping place on the Chao Phraya Riverfront to perceive how much impressive your smile of satisfaction will be.

underwater park and the largest aquarium

Siam Ocean World. The world-class aquariums, the other one of world standard tourist attractions which is located in central Bangkok and required for investment total 1.2 billion baht to build an underwater park and the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia.

Jatujak Market.

Jatujak Market. It is considered as the most popular hopping center for weekend of both Thai and foreign tourists. It is the world’s largest weekend gathering large amount of products from all regions throughout Thailand. At Jatujak market, you can find several satisfying products with affordable price. Jatujak Market opens from 7.00 a.m. to night time contained with over 8, 000 stalls of various products including apparel, jewelry, furniture, home decoration product, trees and plants, garden tools, pottery, ceramic, second hand apparel, accessories, pets, pet supplies, antiques, collectibles, books, art works, food and beverage, etc.

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