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Attractions for Bangkok Shore Excursions

The capital of Thailand is definitely the most popular destination in any Asia Shore Excursion. Bangkok is not only the land of stunning gild temples. This city brings various exotic experiences on a tuk tuk sightseeing trip, a boat through floating market, and lost in the bustling Pattaya. Below are the top attractions recommended by us for your best shore trip to Bangkok.

Royal Grand Palace

Not only be the residence of the King, Grand Palace served for the entire government. It is emblematic of Thai Kingdom. On the side of Chao Phraya River, the Grand Palace was built over 100 years ago, then rapidly became the iconic landmark of Bangkok. The complex is the combination of Thai, Asian and European architecture style. The Grand Palace is divided into four parts with each of them follows individual function. Once step inside, you can admire the influence of French style in Boromabiman Hall and the gold bell-shaped Phra Si Ratana, the stunning throne carved with pearl inlaid in Dusit Maha Prasat, and the ancient Chakri Maha Prasat.

Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn)

Has the English name as the Temple of the Dawn, Wat Arun lands on the bank of beautiful Chao Phraya River. This exotic temple is undoubtedly one of the most stunning religious sites in any Thailand shore excursion. Once reach the temple, you will be breathtaking at the traditional Khmer architectural style. With the height of 70 meters, golden Wat Arun is sparkling in the blue pattern of beautiful sky. Admire the temple with the unique design of thousands of tiny pieces made from porcelain and colorful glass. Moreover, various statues with different shapes standing scattered inside the temple.

Chinatown

Be one of the most popular destinations for Bangkok shore trip, Chinatown not only is well-known for various sacred sites but also is the paradise for foodaholics. People have a joke that if you are hungry, head to Chinatown, you can’t stop eating from sunrise to sunset exploring the wonderful street food. The sound of the crowd, the smell of food, and the friendly smiles of local people combine into a lively picture Chinatown. If you luckily visit this place in the Lunar New Year, the experience can be unforgettable.

Ayutthaya Ancient Capital

Was formerly the capital of Siam, Ayutthaya will mesmerize visitors with its stunning and majestic sight. Establishes in 1350, this ancient capital is considered as one of the most exotic cities in the world by serving as the center of rich culture and international exchange dated back to the 16th century. Ayutthaya is home to three palaces and 400 temple monasteries. Although it was dramatically destroyed with plenty of palaces, religious sites, and libraries by the Burmese in 1767, this city still maintains various valued treasures. This World Heritage Site is not only ruins, it is the clearest proof of the Kingdom of Siam’s glory, breathtaking and historical with the architecture carrying the ancient breath of Khmer and early Sukhothai style.

Floating Market

Bangkok shore excursions provide not only sightseeing tours to numerous religious sites but also chance to explore the unique floating market with the beautiful name “Venice of the East”. Soak in the winding Chao Praya River as the heart of the city and pass through the dense network of canals which is home lines of houseboats, transportation, and also the unique floating markets. Not far away from the center of the city, the bustling floating market is best tasted in the early morning when the area is full of long-tail boats bringing wonderful tropical fruits, vegetables, and trinkets. Sample some sweet things in the vividly colorful scene offering chances for catching awesome photos.

Buddha Mountain Pattaya

Mention to Pattaya, people usually think about the sex industry with the fabulous nightlife, but Pattaya is more than this. The Bangkok shore excursions including a journey to the Buddha Mountain Pattaya will completely change your mind. The mountain is famous for an image of gild Buddha carved into the northern surface of the mountain Khao Chi Chan with legs crossing, one hand holds a lap while the other one gently puts on the knee. The image with the height of 109 meters is made by the recommendation of Supreme Patriarch, who said the splendor mountain is wasted if there hasn’t any special mark on that.