Wat Arun, Bangkok. This place is a real Mecca for Buddhists. Its name from Thai is translated as “Temple of Dawn” or “Temple of the Morning Dawn”, which was built in honor of the Hindu God of the Dawn named Arun.
Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok. Wat Phra Keo or the Temple of the Emerald is one of the most important Buddhist temples in Thailand. It is located in the historic center of Bangkok in the Grand Palace. On the territory of the temple there is a statue of the Emerald Buddha carved from a single piece of jade.
The islands of Poda and Mack, Krabi province. This is a small island that is in the sea near the popular resort of Ao Nang. Snow-white sands, turquoise water and fairy-tale nature will not leave indifferent any tourist.
Chao Phraya River, Bangkok. Traveling by boat along the Bangkok canals is guaranteed to give the tourist the most vivid impressions. You will see a beautiful view of the Royal Palace and other attractions from the water, also you get the opportunity to look at the life of the local population.
Khao Phra Thaeo National Park, Phuket. This is an evergreen tropical forest, protected by the state, which hosts many different kinds of animals and there a lot of different plants grow. Here are two largest waterfalls on the island – Bang Pae and Ton Sai – and the Gibbon Rehabilitation Center.
Khao Kheow Open Zoo is the largest open zoo in Taillan, which is located near Pattaya. Animals here do not sit in cages, as in ordinary zoos, but freely walk around the enclosed territory. Tourists at this zoo are offered walking tours, educational trips, and night safaris.
Temple of the reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), Bangkok. This is the most ancient cult building in Bangkok, which was built under King Rame I. The main value of the temple is the Great Buddha statue (46 meters long and 15 high), completely covered with sheet gold.
The Phang Nga Bay is a real corner of paradise on earth. A fantastic lagoon with untouched nature hidden between steep limestone cliffs – the spectacle is truly impressive. There are five such places all over the world!
Peninsula Raili (Railay), Krabi province. Raleigh is not only one of the most colorful places in Thailand, but also one of the most visited. And this is not surprising, because the local landscapes and incredible beaches were included in the list of the most beautiful places in the world.
Bridge over the river Kwai. During the construction of this infamous bridge this killed about 10 thousand people. It became a symbol of the cruelty of the times of the Japanese occupation of Southeast Asia. In 1944, the bridge was destroyed, only the rounded steel structures were preserved. Later, the Japanese restored the rectangular middle parts of the structure as war reparations.
Khao San Road (Khao San Road) is a famous street in the Banglampu area almost in the heart of Bangkok. It stretched about 1 kilometer north of the Great Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. For those who want to learn more about the city, this is an excellent starting point.
Amphawa is a floating market, which is located 80 kilometers from Bangkok. It stretches for 800 meters and consists mainly of old wooden houses located on the banks of the canal. Here tourists can buy souvenirs, as well as various types of raw and ready-to-eat food (fresh seafood, vegetables, fruits, sweets, desserts and drinks).
Lopburi. The main attraction of this city are not temples and ancient ruins (although here they also exist), but monkeys that live in the historical part of Lopburi. Here, a huge number of macabi-crab-eaters and they feel they are the real masters of the city. Every year in November, local residents hold a feast in honor of these animals – the Lop Buri Monkey Banquet. At this time in Lopburi is particularly interesting.
Emerald Lake Sa Morakot, Krabi Province. This lake is famous all over the world for its unusual color of water, which varies from a subtle blue to an intensely emerald, depending on the lighting and time of day. The reason for this unusual color is the high concentration of minerals in the water.
The Kao Sok National Park is one of the largest and most beautiful national parks in the south of Thailand. This is a fantastic place to relax! If you are a fan of outdoor activities, then walking through the rainforest, visiting waterfalls, rafting on kayaks, riding elephants and much more will suit you.
Koh Chang is the third largest island in Thailand after Puhket and Samui. This is a favorite vacation spot for wealthy Thais who like to come here on a weekend from Bangkok. In addition, the island of Koh Chang is part of the National Marine Reserve. There are no enterprises and production, most of the island is covered by mountains and untouched jungles.
Koh Samui – is the second largest island in Thailand, which is located in the waters of the Gulf of Thailand. It is this island is a favorite resort and a place of residence of numerous foreign tourists. If you are lucky enough to visit Samui, be sure to visit the safari park, which is located between the waterfalls Namuang I and Namuang II.
House-Museum of Jim Thompson (Jim Thompson House). Jim Thompson was an American spy and silk merchant in the 50-60’s. In 1967, he disappeared in Malaysia. The circumstances of what has happened so far remain a mystery. The Thompson House is decorated in a traditional Thai style. Here you can find out about the Thai architecture of apartment buildings and silk industry, as well as see the collection of Chinese vases collected by Jim Thompson.
Si-Satchanalai, Sukhothai Province. The famous Historical Park is located seven kilometers from the city of Sukhothai. In 1991, it was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO as a particularly significant and protected architectural and historical complex. On the territory of the park there are four waterfalls, two caves and a large number of various Buddhist temple complexes.
Koh Munnork is an ideal place for lovers of a quiet holiday on a secluded beach. The island is practically empty, the resort is the only thing there is. No shopping centers or souvenir stalls, just a few bungalows, lodges, and an impeccable beach…
Hua Hin. Perhaps someone will find this incredible, but in Thailand there is a real winery, which produces wine, which receives awards at international competitions. Therefore, if you are in Hua Hin, you simply have to taste the local wines.
Beaches of Lamai and Chaweng, Koh Samui. Despite the large number of hotels, bars, cafes, discos and similar establishments, this did not affect the cleanliness of the beach and the sea. The sand on these beaches is shallow and soft, and the entrance to the sea and its depth are just perfect. In addition, there are no stones and corals, which can cause injuries.
Vua Talap can be safely called the most inhabited island. Here tourists are offered accommodation in quality bungalows overlooking the stunning rock formations. The beaches, like on many other islands are clean with white fine sand. Diving enthusiasts will especially appreciate the opportunity to swim among the coral gardens.
The loop of Mae Hong Son, north-western part of Thailand. This is the circular and most popular route that begins in Chiang Mai and passes through two provinces – Mae Hong Son and Chiang Mai. 1864 turns that have to be overcome, driving along this road, will not give you big inconveniences – all compensate for the stunning landscapes of mountains, valleys, rice fields and mysterious villages.
Travel to Myanmar. From the north-western part of Thailand for only $ 10 you can go to Myanmar (Burma) for a day. For this, a one-day pass will be issued at the border, although the passport will have to be left at the border point. With a pass you can visit the small town of Thachilek.
Ko Si Chang is a fabulous place with its remarkable sights. Here you have to go to the company of people who want to not only lie on the white sand and buy in the clear sea, but also like long walks. On the island there is the Chinese temple of Saan Chao Pho Khao Yai, where tourists and locals hang ribbons with their desires, and from its walls you can see a wonderful view of the city, the sea, the pier and the lighthouse.
Khao Yai National Park is one of the most visited places in Thailand. In the park, special observation platforms are built on high towers from which you can observe wild animals in their habitat. By the way, this park is one of the five largest reserves in the world.
The ancient temple of Wat Phra That Lampang Luang is considered one of the oldest wooden structures in Thailand. It was built in the 15th century and has been preserved in good condition to the present day. Inside the temple from 1563 there is a statue of the Buddha.
The area around Pattaya is a picturesque place where time seemed to stop. In the villages of Bang Saray, Samaesan, Ang Sila, tourists can feel like in the 60’s. Life here is slow and measured: sleepy streets, wonderful beaches, excellent dried shrimp, seafood and no hurry…
Phuket is the largest island of the Kingdom of Thailand, which constantly reigns the atmosphere of celebration and fun. There is no time to be bored, because the island regularly hosts various festivals such as the Chinese Vegetarian Festival, the Royal Regatta, the Seafood Festival and so on. Phuket’s nightlife also does not stand still, for tourists there are all sorts of discos, casinos, bars and restaurants…