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Temple of the Emerald Buddha Posted by on Sep 7, 2016

There are thousands upon thousands of temples across Thailand, but none is more sacred than Wat Phra Kaew (วัดพระแก้ว wát prá gâew). Located within the confines of the Grand Palace in Bangkok, it’s also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha for the important, holy relic that is housed here. A visit to this…

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Wat Phra Kaew Video Tour Posted by on Aug 25, 2016

There are lots of temples in Thailand, but none is more important or sacred than Wat Phra Kaew (วัดพระแก้ว). Located within the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok, it’s also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha for the ancient relic that’s housed here. It’s a stunning temple, and is one of the…

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3 Days in Bangkok Video (3 of 3) Posted by on Nov 23, 2015

Start your third and final day in Bangkok off by visiting the country’s most sacred temple – Wat Phra Kaew. Explore Chinatown and Little India a bit before chilling out on the lawn at Sanam Luang. Munch on what might be the best pad Thai in the world and then party it up on Khaosan…

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3 Days in Bangkok (Part Three) Posted by on Nov 18, 2015

It’s been an epic couple of days in Bangkok so far, but we’ve got one more to go. Hopefully you’re not too tired from temple hopping on day one or perusing the weekend market on day two, because the last day is a good one. You’ve already seen a few of the city’s most famous…

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5 Must-See Temples in Bangkok Posted by on Jun 8, 2015

With over 400 temples scattered throughout the city, it’s clear that Buddhism is a vital part of Bangkok and Thailand as a whole. Visitors to the Thai capital will most certainly want to include a few of these glittering wats (วัด – wát) in their trip, but which ones to choose? Here are 5 must-see…

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Temple Hopping in Bangkok Posted by on May 28, 2015

Did you know that Bangkok is home to over 400 temples? Of course you won’t be able to visit them all, but there are a few that you just can’t miss! Tour five of them in this short video.

5 Things to Love About Bangkok Posted by on May 25, 2015

“Love at first sight” doesn’t usually happen for travelers to Bangkok, but there’s a lot to love about the Thai capital once you get beyond the endless traffic and the pushy touts. From the glittery temples, to the mouth-watering cuisine, to the wild nightlife, you’ll fall in love with BKK after watching this video.  

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