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Thanon Si Ayuthhaya Wat Benchamabophit The elegant temple complex Wat Benchamabophit was built under King Rama V 1900-1910. The interior of the central temple hall is very beautifully executed in various materials, including gold. Wat Benchamabophit is also called the Marble Temple, because Italian carrara marble has been used. The […]

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Thanon Uthongnai Anantasamakom Throne Hall The Anantasamakom Throne Hall is built in Italian renaissance and neo-classical style in Carrara marble. The central dome is 49.5 metres tall and the building is 112.5 meters long. Of all the buildings in Bangkok that were inspired by European architecture, this is the most […]

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Most of my readers know that I am from India. I love online shopping and I just received a great news from Amazon that they have launched Amazon’s marketplace in India. It is a good news for online shoppers and sellers in India. Amazon Launches In India Website: www.amazon.in On […]

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Thanon Lanluang 2 King Prajadhipok’s Institute Website King Prajadhipok Museum The Museum exhibits the belongings of King Prajadhipok, the seventh king of the Chakri dynasty. Queen Rambhai donated the objects in 1980. King Prajadhipok is of great importance to the Thais, because he was the monarch who gave his approval […]

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Thanon Chakkaphatdi Phong The Golden Mount was built in the temple area Wat Saket. The Mount is the highest in Bangkok and on its top, there is a building with a big, golden chedi where King Rama V installed a Buddha relic in 1877. The relic is believed to come […]

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Thanon Mahachai 2 Loha Prasat, one of the unique temple buildings in Bangkok, is situated in the temple complex of Wat Ratchanatdaram. Loha Prasat is in Burmese style with many towers and spires. It was begun at the beginning of the 19th century, but was not completed until recently. Inside […]

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Thanon Ratchadamnoen Klang Democracy Monument The distinctive Democracy Monument was erected in 1939 in remembrance of the introduction of the constitutional monarchy and the new Constitution of Thailand in 1932. The Italian Corrado Feroci made the monument. It is 24 meters tall, symbolizing of the date of the event, which […]

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Thanon Pan 2 Station: Surasak Bangkok Attractions : Sri Mahamariamman-templet Bangkok The Tamil community, which was relatively large in this part of Bangkok, founded this extremely lavishly ornamented Hindu temple in 1860. The temple has since been extended. Inside you can see statues of a number of gods, including Ganesha.

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6 Soi Kasamsan 2, Thanon Rama I Station: National Stadium Bangkok Attractions  - The Jim Thompson House The Jim Thompson House is a museum with a very fine collection of various works of Asian arts and crafts and interior design. The museum was established by the river in a number […]

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Rama IV, Thanon Ratchadamri, Thanon Sarasin, Thanon Witthayu Station : Si Lom This photo of Lumpini Park is courtesy of TripAdvisor Lumpini Park The Lumphini Park is a large and beautifully landscaped oasis in the big city. At the southwestern entrance to the park, there is a monument from 1941 in remembrance of King Rama […]

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