Top tourist attractions in Thailand
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The Grand Palace is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam since 1782. The king, his court and his royal government were based on the grounds of the palace until 1925. The present monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, currently resides at Chitralada Palace, but the Grand Palace is still used for official events. Several royal ceremonies and state functions are held within the walls of the palace every year. The palace is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Thailand. Construction of the palace began on 6 May 1782, at the order of King Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, the founder of the Chakri Dynasty, when he moved the capital city from Thonburi to Bangkok. Throughout successive reigns, many new buildings and structures were added, especially during the reign of King Chulalongkorn. By 1925, the king, the Royal Family and the government were no longer permanently settled at the palace, and had moved to other residences. After the abolition of absolute monarchy in 1932, all government agencies completely moved out of the palace.
Rajamangala National Stadium is the national stadium of Thailand and the home stadium for the Thailand national football team. It is part of the Hua Mak Sports Complex, and is located in Hua Mak Subdistrict, Bang Kapi, Bangkok. It officially opened in 1998. It was first used for the 1998 Asian Games in 1998. Since then, it has been used for many international matches and football tournaments. Most notably, for the 2007 AFC Asian Cup. Thai club sides have also used the stadium when playing in continental cup competitions. Krung Thai Bank FC used it for AFC Champions League matches, and PEA FC and Chonburi FC have recently used it in the AFC Cup. Aside from football, it has been used for athletics, pop concerts and political rallies. Rajamangala Stadium was designed by the Faculty of Architecture at Chulalongkorn University. The main material used in construction was concrete and therefore, though the stadium is impressive and imposing, it could never be described as beautiful. However, it is undoubtedly dramatic. The stands rise and fall like a giant, exaggerated version of Huddersfield's Galpharm Stadium. At each end are quite narrow tiers of seats but the tiers rise and rise as they move round the sides until they peak level with the half-way line. From an aesthetic point-of-view, the stadium is best viewed from a distance, preferably from the air, where the elliptical shape of the side tribunes seems particularly pronounced.
Buddhist Place of Worship
Wat Pho is a Buddhist temple in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok, Thailand. It is located in the Rattanakosin district directly adjacent to the Grand Palace. Known also as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, its official name is Wat Phra Chettuphon Wimon Mangkhlaram Ratchaworamahawihan. The temple is also known as the birthplace of traditional Thai massage.
Buddhist Place of Worship
Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan or Wat Arun is a Buddhist temple in Bangkok Yai district of Bangkok, Thailand, on the Thonburi west bank of the Chao Phraya River. The temple derives its name from the Hindu god Aruna, often personified as the radiations of the rising sun. Wat Arun is among the best known of Thailand's landmarks and the first light of the morning reflects off the surface of the temple with pearly iridescence. Although the temple had existed since at least the seventeenth century, its distinctive prang were built in the early nineteenth century during the reign of King Rama II.
Khao Yai National Park
Khao Yai National Park is a national park in Thailand.
Khaosan Road or Khao Sarn Road is a short street in central Bangkok, Thailand. It is located in the Banglamphu area of about 1 km north of the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew. "Khaosan" translates as "milled rice", a reminder that in former times the street was a major Bangkok rice market. In the last 20 years, however, Khaosan Road has developed into a world famous "backpacker ghetto". It offers cheap accommodation, ranging from 'mattress in a box' style hotels to reasonably priced 3-star hotels. In an essay on the backpacker culture of Khaosan Road, Susan Orlean called it "The Place to Disappear." It is also a base of travel: coaches leave daily for all major tourist destinations in Thailand, from Chiang Mai in the North to Ko Pha Ngan in the South, and there are many relatively inexpensive travel agents who can arrange visas and transportation to the neighbouring countries of Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia, as well as Vietnam. Khaosan shops sell handcrafts, paintings, clothes, local fruits, pirated CDs, DVDs and second-hand books, plus many useful backpacker items. During the late evening, the streets turns into bars and music is played, salesmen sell barbecued insects which serve as an exotic snack for tourists and there are also local people making advertisements for ping pong shows.
Siam Park City
Siam Park City is an amusement and water park in the Khan Na Yao district of Bangkok, Thailand. It opened in November 1980. Working hours are: Water Park time is 10:00 AM - 17:00 PM everyday. Amusement Park operating hour is 11:00 AM - 18:00 PM everyday.
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Buddhist Place of Worship
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is a Theravada Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. The temple is often referred to as "Doi Suthep" although this is actually the name of the mountain it is located on. The temple is located 15 kilometres from the city of Chiang Mai and is a sacred site to many Thai people. From the temple, impressive views of Chiang Mai can be seen and it remains a popular destination for tourists.
Dusit Zoo at Khao Din Park is a city zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. Located at Khao Din Park in Bangkok's Dusit District next to the Parliament House and Dusit Palace, it is the oldest zoo of Thailand, built by King Chulalongkorn as his private garden adjacent to the royal palace. After the king's death, the garden was left unattended for years. In 1938, the revolutionary government asked King Rama VIII's regency to give this park to Bangkok City Municipality to be open as a public zoo. The King donated deer and a number of other animals from the palace for public exhibition. The City of Bangkok operated the zoo until 1954. Since then it has been transferred to the state Zoological Park Organization, which also operates Khao Khiao Open Zoo, Chiang Mai Zoo, Songkhla Zoo and Nakhon Ratchasima Zoo. Dusit Zoo or "Khao Din", spans a total area of 188, 800 square meters, and is regarded as the most popular zoo in Thailand, attracting approximately 2.5 million visitors annually.
Safari World is a sight seeing in Bangkok, Thailand that consists of two parks named Marine Park and Safari Park, operated by Safari World Public Company Limited. The park was opened in 1988 with a total area of 480 acres for its open zoo and 180 acres for its bird park. A major renovation to enhance effectiveness of land use began on April 17,1989 and its total area developed for the leisure park now consists of an open zoo and a marine park on 500 rai of land. On February 1, 1994 Safari World increased its registered capital from 759mil baht to 1,500 mil baht and changed its name to Safari World Public Company Limited. Later, it was accepted by the Stock Exchange of Thailand to become the first and only entertainment park to be listed on Thailand's stock market on February 16, 1995.
Dream World is an amusement park in Thanyaburi district, Pathum Thani province, Thailand. During the weekend, it opens at 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, weekdays and public holidays is 10:00 am – 7:00 pm. The park includes three roller coasters and rides for the whole family.
Wat Rong Khun
Place of worship
Wat Rong Khun, more well-known among foreigners as the White Temple, is a contemporary unconventional Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand. It was designed by Chalermchai Kositpipat in 1997.
Railay is a small peninsula located between the city of Krabi and Ao Nang in Thailand. Accessible only by boat due to the high limestone cliffs cutting off mainland access. These cliffs attract rock climbers from all over the world, but the area is also popular due to its beautiful beaches and quiet relaxing atmosphere. Accommodation ranges from inexpensive bungalows popular with backpackers and climbers, to the renowned jet-set resort of Rayavadee. The four main areas of Railay consist of Pranang, West Railay, East Railay and Tonsai, with Tonsai catering more to climbers. Railay beach was not severely affected by the tsunami of December 26, 2004.
Jim Thompson House
The Jim Thompson House is a museum in Bangkok. It is a complex of various old Thai structures that the American businessman Jim Thompson collected in from all parts of Thailand in the 1950s and 60s. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand. As Thompson was building his silk company, he also became a major collector of Southeast Asian art, which at the time was not well known internationally. He built a large collection of Buddhist and secular art not only from Thailand but from Burma, Cambodia and Laos, frequently travelling to those countries on buying trips. In 1958 he began what was to be the pinnacle of his architectural achievement, a new home to showcase his art collection. Formed from parts of six antique Thai houses, his home sits on a klong across from Bangkrua, where his weavers were then located. Most of the 19th-century houses were dismantled and moved from Ayutthaya, but the largest - a weaver's house - came from Bangkuar. Today the house itself is a guided tour, that is provided daily to the public, with a small entrance fee for the guide. The grounds have been maintained in the same manner as were originally designed by Mr. Thompson. Many features of the house are a combination of traditional Thai architecture combined with western influence's. The grounds also have a number of service quarters that now serve as museum showcases displaying many of the treasures from Mr. Thompson's collection.
Chiang Mai Zoo
Chiang Mai Zoo is a 200-acre zoo located on 100 Huay Kaew Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand, just north of Chiang Mai University. It is the first commercial zoo in Northern Thailand, and was established on 16 June 1977.
Elephant Nature Park
Elephant Nature Park is a 250-acre sanctuary and rescue centre for elephants in the Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai Province, approximately 60 kilometres from Chiang Mai City. Founded in the 1990s, the project's aim is to provide sanctuary for distressed elephants from all over Thailand. Set in a natural valley, bordered by a river, and surrounded by forested mountains the sanctuary and surrounding area offers a glimpse of rural life.
The Vimanmek Mansion is a former royal palace in Bangkok, Thailand. It is also known as Vimanmek Palace. It is located in the Dusit Palace complex, nearby Dusit Zoo in Dusit district.
Buddhist Place of Worship
Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan is a Buddhist temple in Pom Prap Sattru Phai district, Bangkok, Thailand. The temple dates back to the Ayutthaya era, when it was known as Wat Sakae. When Bangkok became the capital, King Rama I renovated the temple and gave it its present name.
Buddhist Place of Worship
Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram is a Buddhist temple in the Dusit district of Bangkok, Thailand. Also known as the marble temple, it is one of Bangkok's most beautiful temples and a major tourist attraction. It typifies Bangkok's ornate style of high gables, stepped-out roofs and elaborate finials.
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden is a 500-acre botanical garden and tourist attraction at kilometer 163 on Sukhumvit Road in Chonburi Province, Thailand. It can be reached via bus, taxi or private land transportation. Its also a major scientific center dedicated to cycads, with its own Cycad Gene Bank.
Chiang Mai Night Safari
Chiang Mai Night Safari is the world's third nocturnal zoo and is a government nature theme park which was built to promote Chiang Mai tourism. Chiang Mai Night Safari was established after Night Safari in Singapore and China Night Safari in Guangzhou.
Bangkok National Museum
The Bangkok National Museum is the main branch museum of the National Museums in Thailand. It features exhibits of Thai art and history. The museum is located in 4 Na Phra That, Bangkok 10200, Thailand, occupying the former palace of the vice king, on the northwest corner of Sanam Luang square. The museum was established and opened in 1874 by King Rama V to exhibit relics from the rule of King Rama IV's rule. Today the galleries contain exhibits covering Thai History back to Neolithic times. The collection includes The King Ram Khamhaeng Inscription, which was inscribed on UNESCO's Memory of the World Programme Register in 2003 in recognition of its world significance. Other than preserving and displaying Thai artifacts dated from Dvaravati, Srivijaya, to Sukhothai and Ayutthaya period, the museum also displaying extensive collections of regional Asian Buddhist Arts such as Indian Gandhara, Chinese Tang, Vietnamese Cham, Indonesian Java, and Cambodian Khmer arts.
Wat Phra Singh
Wat Phra Singh is a Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand. King Ananda Mahidol, the older brother of the present King Bhumibol Adulyadej, bestowed it the status of Royal temple of the first grade in 1935.
Wat Chedi Luang
Buddhist Place of Worship
Wat Chedi Luang is a Buddhist temple in the historic centre of Chiang Mai, Thailand. The current temple grounds were originally made up of three temples — Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Ho Tham and Wat Sukmin.
Karon Beach refers to a beach, and the town adjoining it, on the western coast of Phuket, Thailand. The beach is a popular destination for tourists. Generally quieter than neighbouring Patong Beach, it is especially popular among families and couples, and less popular with singles than Patong. It is also especially popular with Scandinavian tourists, with many businesses catering especially to them. Karon Beach was heavily damaged by the tsunamis following the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, especially in its southern regions, but has since largely recovered and by 2008 showed little evidence of tsunami damage.
Doi Tung is a mountain of the Thai highlands located in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand.
Wat Chiang Man
Buddhist Place of Worship
Wat Chiang Man is a Buddhist temple inside the old city of Chiang Mai, in northern Thailand.
Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo
The Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo is an internationally renowned crocodile zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. The park claims to hold the worlds largest crocodile in captivity, named Yai, measuring six meters and weighing 1114.27 kilograms. Yai is one among over 100,000 crocodiles at the world's largest crocodile farm.
The National Museum in Thailand is the main museum on the history of the Thai culture. The main museum is located in Bangkok on Na Phrathat Road next to the Sanam Luang, not far from Wat Phra Kaew. In 1926 King Prajadhipok created the Royal Institute of Art, Literature and Archaeology, which then opened the museum in Bangkok at the Wang Na palace. Today there are 38 branch museums spread all over the country.
Erawan Museum is a museum in Samut Prakan, Thailand. It is well known for its giant three-headed elephant art display. The three storeys inside the elephant contain antiquities and priceless collections of ancient religious objects belonging to Khun Lek Viriyapant who is the museum owner.
Suan Pakkad Palace
Suan Pakkad Palace or Suan Pakkard Palace is a museum in Bangkok, Thailand. It is located on Sri Ayutthaya Road, south of the Victory Monument. The museum has Thai antiques on display, including Ban Chiang pottery over 4,000 years old. Originally the home of Prince Chumbhotpong Paripatra and his wife, they converted it into a museum which opened in 1952. The museum features a group of four traditional Thai houses with covered hallways between them. There is also artwork on display in its Marsi Gallery. The name Suan Pakkad translates as "Cabbage Patch", but the museum's collection of five traditional pavilions is one of the best examples of traditional domestic architecture in the city. The Lacquer Pavilion is the most striking building, and is over 450 years old.
Khao Phra Wihan National Park
Khao Phra Wihan National Park is a protected natural area in Sisaket Province, Thailand, that contains numerous ruins of the 11th century Khmer Empire. The park lies 98 km south of the town of Sisaket, at the end of Thai highway 221. Sited on a red stone cliff that is part of the Dangrek mountain range on the southern edge of the Khorat Plateau, it abuts the international border between Thailand's Sisaket Province and Cambodia's Preah Vihear Province. The name of the cliff in the Royal Thai General System of Transcription is Pha Mo I Daeng.
Bira Circuit is named after the famous Thai prince H.H. Prince Birabongse Bhanutej Bhanubandh. The circuit has been operated by Bira Circuit One Company, Limited. The track, initially opened in 1985, covers an area of 65 acres. It is a 2.41 kilometres permanent motor and motorbike racing circuit with an offroad track, a rally stage and a go-kart facility. It is located in 111 Moo 5 Banglamung, Chonburi, 15 kilometres Northeast of Pattaya. The circuit located on State Highway 36 which is 120 kilometres from Bangkok and 20 kilometres from the CBD of Pattaya. The circuit is twisty and bumpy which consist of elevation and two chicanes, a fast downhill double apex corner. There are 30 pits for racecars, plus a control tower, medical center and meeting room. The grandstand and spectator area can accommodate up to 30,000 people. It is also the only circuit in Thailand that meets the standard of Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. The South East Asia Touring Car Zone Challenge has been run at Bira Circuit since 1992 and the Asian Formula 2000 since 1997. The Circuit has full facilities for arranging all kinds of motorsport events; race meeting, racing school, test drives and etc.
Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
Khao Phanom Bencha is a national park in Krabi Province, Thailand. The park is named for Khao Phanom Bencha mountain and protects an area of virgin rainforest and rare wildlife.
JEATH War Museum
The JEATH War Museum is one of two war museums in Thailand about the Death Railway built from 1942 to 1943 by Allied POWs under the direction of the Japanese, a part of the famous Thai-Burma railways.
Bangkok Folk Museum
Bangkok Folk Museum is a museum in Bangkok, Thailand. It is located at Soi Charoen Krung 43, near the Sri Rat Expressway several hundred metres from the right bank of the Chao Phraya and the intersection of Charoen Krung Road and Maha Set Road. Set in a building dating back to the World War II period, the museum offers an insight into the lifestyles of middle-class Bangkokians during World War II and its aftermath. The museum was originally the home of the Suravadee family which was built in 1937, but was converted to the Bangkok Folk Museum to preserve the lifestyle of early Bangkok and the history of Bangrak district. On 1 October 2004, the museum fell under the management of the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority. The museum consists of two main two-storey buildings and a garden. In an upstairs room of the first, there is an ancestors’ quarters which displays many of the relics of original family members these include the old Benjarong jar made from Thai porcelain in five basic colors, from the King Rama V period. Some of the other porcelain pieces in the Bangkok Folk Museum are from the early Rattanakosin era. The second building in the Bangkok Folk Museum is at the rear and was once intended to be the home and clinic of Dr. Francis Christian, the stepfather of the owner, but Christian had died before he could move in. Notable displays are his cigar collection, and various stoves dating back to the early 20th century. One display has an old Bangkokian kitchen from the war period. Another room displays sanitation and toilet facilities during the war and has two toilets standing next to each other.
The Bangkok Planetarium is the oldest planetarium in Thailand. It is located on Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok as part of the Science Center for Education, which is operated by the Department of Non-Formal Education of the Ministry of Education. Construction of the planetarium began in 1962 with a budget of twelve million baht and the planetarium opened on 18 August 1964. The planetarium dome is 20.60 metres in diameter and 13 metres high, and holds 450 seats. The planetarium utilizes a Mark IV Zeiss projector, which was the first instalment of a large planetarium projector in Southeast Asia. Apart from the theatre itself, the planetarium building also features permanent exhibitions on astronomy, aimed for young audiences. Shows are held four times daily, except on Mondays, at 10:00, 11:00, 13:30 and 14:30. On weekdays, the 10:00 and 13:30 shows are reserved for school students. Admission is 20 baht for children and 30 baht for adults.
Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong
Buddhist Place of Worship
Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong is located in Nakhon Chiang Rai, Amphoe Mueang, Chiang Rai Province, Thailand.
Wat Phra Kaew, Chiang Rai
Buddhist Place of Worship
Wat Phra Kaew is a third-common-class royal temple situated in the area of 10,640 square metres on Trairat road, Wiang sub-district, Muang Chiang Rai in Chiang Rai City. His Majesty the King graciously upgraded the temple to the royal temple on May 31, 1978. The temple gains historical importance as the place where the Emerald Buddha was found. It is also one of the main centres of Buddhist education and the Sangha’s administration in northern Thailand. Wat Phra Kaew is famous throughout Thailand as the original home of the translucent green Buddha which graces the Emerald Buddha Temple in Bangkok’s Grand Palace. It was discovered in 1434 when a bolt of lighting hit an old Chedi. In the occasion of HRH Princess Mother at her 90 years in 1990, Phra Yok Chiangrai, made of jade brought from Canada, a replica of that image was created to presides over at Hor Phra Yok, which was opened by HRH Princess Kalayaniwattana on November 26th 1998. Wat Phra Kaew is also famous as the one of the royally endowed temple in this province. The abbot, Venerable Phra Dhammarachanuwat is the ecclesiastical head of all North Thailand. Like many temples throughout Thailand, Wat Phra Kaew is the beneficiary of many donations of important religious art works from members of its parish making merit. Arguably being the most important temple in the province, this Wat Phra Kaew has received more than its share over many centuries. Since 2006 Acharn Supachai Sitilert, retired Deputy Director of the National Science Museum and Rebecca Weldon, a museumologist formerly based at Rai Mae Fah Luang, have worked through the temple’s vast storage of treasures to identify and research the holdings. Their initiative is now being supported by many monks based at the temple who are doing advanced studies in Lanna documentation, history and archaeology. Fortunately religious donations are usually very well documented, and the results of their efforts may be seen in a fine community museum inside the temple grounds.
Baan Haw Mosque
Hedaytul Islam Mosque, located at Night Bazaar in Chiang Mai, is one of the biggest mosques in the province, and also one of the seven Chinese mosques in Chiang Mai.
Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum
The Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum is a ceramics museum in Pathum Thani, Thailand, covering ceramics in Southeast Asia. As of May 2013 it is "closed for restoration" and is due to open "early next year, 2014". The museum opened on 11 May 2005 with exhibits on ancient pottery production in Thailand and the history of Thai and other Asian trade ceramics. This included around 200 ceramics pieces selected from a permanent collection of about 2,000 objects. The core of the collection was donated by Surat Osathanugrah, who also founded Bangkok University. While many of the ceramics in the collection originate from other countries, most were collected in Thailand. The collection includes ceramics examples from Burma, China, and Vietnam, as well as from Thailand. The collection includes Khmer ceramics, mostly from old kiln sites in the province of Buriram. There are also examples of prehistoric Thai pottery, dating from 2500BC to 0AD years ago. The museum has the largest generally accessible collection of ceramics from the Tak-Omkoi sites located in western Thailand. The Shard Archive and an extensive library are available for use by researchers.
Jamjuree Art Gallery
Jamjuree Art Gallery is an art museum owned by Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. Regular exhibits at the gallery include works of the university's students as well as "more experimental exhibits by rising local artists".
Nakhon Si Thammarat National Museum
Nakhon Si Thammarat National Museum is a museum located on Rachadamnoen Road in the town of Nakhon Si Thammarat in southern Thailand. At the centre of the museum is the 9th century statue of Vishnu in the Pala style of southern India. It was found in the base of a tree in Kapong district near Takua Pa in Phang Nga Province, then a major transit point for Indians colonizing the south. Two bronze drums made by the Dong Son peoples of northern Vietnam are another display in the museum. The Thai gallery displays religious art from Dvaravati and Srivijayan periods to the Rattanakosin era. Various images of Buddha exist in the displays made in the distinctive local Sing style, characterized by stumpy features and animated faces. The museum was opened in 1974 and covers the area of the former temple Wat Suan Luang Tawan Ok.
Chiang Mai National Museum
The Chiang Mai National Museum is a national museum located in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. It highlights the history of the Kingdom of Lanna with descriptions in both Thai and English. The museum is located in the vicinity of Wat Chet Yot, in the north-western part of Chiang Mai.
Wat Phra Sing, Chiang Rai
Buddhist Place of Worship
Wat Pra Singh is a Buddhist temple located on Thanon Singkhlai in Tambon Wiang, Mueang district, Chiang Rai Province, northern Thailand. Wat Pra Singh was built by Pra Chao Maha Proma, circa 1385.
Bank of Thailand Museum
Bank of Thailand Museum is a museum in Bangkok, Thailand. The museum is housed in the Bang Khun Prom Palace, the former residence of HRH Prince Paribatra Sukhumbhand, who was the 33rd son of King Chulalongkorn.
King Prajadhipok Museum
King Prajadhipok Museum is a museum in Pom Prap Sattru Phai District, Bangkok, Thailand. The building has three floors of permanent exhibitions relating to royal life.
The Navel City Pillar of Chiang Rai
The Navel City Pillar of Chiang Rai was constructed in 1987 in occasion of the 60 years birthday of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and the 725 years celebration of the City of Chiang Rai in northern Thailand. The construction was supervised by Mr. Aram Aiem-arun, former governor of Chiang Rai and the project supported by the Social Research Institute of Chiang Mai University, Chiang Rai people, private sector as well as the German government. The Navel City Pillar is located on the top of Doi Chom Thong within the grounds of Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong. The main pillar and 108 surrounding pillars were constructed in Khmer style “Banom Ba-Keang” based on the Lanna belief. The outside area covers with river and land, inner part comprises 6 tiers of the heaven which are divided by the 5 important rivers of ancient legends. The platform of the main pillar is made of marble which is divided into 3 tiers to imply the Rupabrahma, Arupabrahma, and Nirvana. The main pillar is located on a triangular base.
Varadis Palace is the former residence of Prince Damrong in Bangkok, Thailand. The palace was built in 1911 by German architect Karl Döhring. In 1996 the building was renovated and converted into a museum and library.
Silpa Bhirasri National Museum
Silpa Bhirasri National Museum is a modern art museum in Bangkok, Thailand. It is located on the grounds of the Fine Arts Department in Phra Nakhon district. The museum consists of two parts, one displaying contemporary arts, and the other belongings of Silpa Bhirasri, the father of modern Thai art.
Wat Suan Dorg
Buddhist Place of Worship
Wat Suan Dok is a Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. It is a Royal Temple of the Third Class. The temple is located along Suthep road, approximately one kilometre west of Suan Dok gate. The Chiang Mai campus of the Buddhist Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University is housed within the temple compound.
City Pillar Shrine