Shared Tour: Wat Pho, Wat Traimit and Wat Benchamabophit

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Welcome to Bangkok, a city where ancient traditions and modern marvels intertwine, and where spirituality finds its expression in magnificent 3 main temples.

Highlights

  • Marvel at a stunning three-meter-tall Buddha statue crafted entirely from gold
  • Encounter the awe-inspiring Reclining Buddha, stretching an impressive 46 meters
  • Admire the elegant marble carvings and gilded spires of this architectural gems
  • Immerse yourself in a vibrant floral paradise
  • Deepen your understanding of Thai Buddhism as you explore these sacred temples.

Description

Welcome to Bangkok, a city where ancient traditions and modern marvels intertwine, and where spirituality finds its expression in magnificent temples. Today, we invite you on a captivating tour of three of Bangkok's most illustrious temples, each a testament to Thailand's rich cultural heritage and spiritual legacy. Our first stop is the Golden Buddha Temple, also known as Wat Traimit. Here, nestled in the bustling heart of Chinatown, lies one of the world's most captivating treasures: a towering, three-meter-tall Buddha statue crafted entirely from radiant gold. As we stand in awe before this glistening masterpiece, we'll delve into the fascinating history of its discovery and the symbolic significance it holds for Buddhists around the globe. We'll make a delightful detour to Bangkok's Flower Market, a bustling hub of color and fragrance where locals and visitors alike gather to marvel at a kaleidoscope of blooms. Here, amidst the vibrant stalls overflowing with fresh flowers, exotic orchids, and aromatic herbs, we'll have the opportunity to immerse ourselves in Bangkok's vibrant floral culture and perhaps even pick up a souvenir to remember this enchanting experience. Next, we'll journey to the serene enclave of Wat Pho, renowned as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. As we wander through the tranquil courtyards and cloisters adorned with intricate murals and ornate stupas, we'll encounter the majestic reclining Buddha, stretching an impressive 46 meters in length. Here, amidst the whispers of prayer and the scent of burning incense, we'll immerse ourselves in the teachings of Buddhism and marvel at the sublime beauty of this sacred sanctuary. Our final destination is Wat Benchamabophit, also known as the Marble Temple, a gleaming jewel of Thai architecture nestled amidst lush gardens and tranquil ponds. As we approach the temple's elegant façade, adorned with exquisite marble carvings and gilded spires, we'll step into a realm of serenity and grace. Inside, we'll admire the delicate craftsmanship of the Buddha images and pay homage to the temple's founder, King Chulalongkorn, whose vision brought this architectural marvel to life. Join us on this unforgettable journey through Bangkok's spiritual landscape, where each temple unveils a chapter of Thailand's storied past and offers a glimpse into the timeless wisdom of Buddhism.

Includes

Professional, English-speaking guide One way hotel pick up , drop off at River City Bangkok ( shared tour ) Round trip hotel transfer ( Private Tour ) Entrance fee to Wat Pho (300 Baht) Entrance fee to Wat Traimit (100Baht) Entrance fee to Wat Benchamabophit (100 Baht) Air Condition transportation

Important Information

  • Participants on this tour should note that the chapel is a national shrine and you will be required to wear proper attire: no bare shoulders and knees or strapless-heel shoes
  • Shoes must be removed before entering the temple buildings as a matter of respect
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes that can be easily taken off

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