Saranrom Royal Garden
Easily mistaken for a European public garden, this Victorian-era green space was originally designed as a royal residence in the time of...
These two air-conditioned săh·lah (pavilions) near the eastern entrance to the temple grounds are run by the school affiliated with Wat...
You'll find (slightly) fewer tourists here than at Wat Phra Kaew, but Wat Pho is our personal fave among Bangkok's biggest temples. In...
This art deco Bangkok landmark, a former cinema dating to 1933, is one of the few remaining places kŏhn can be witnessed. The...
A crumbling shophouse that for the last 70 years has been churning Bangkok’s most famous coconut ice cream (a refreshing palate cleanser...
Th Atsadang · interesting places nearby
Wat Ratchabophit information
Commissioned by Rama V soon after he came to the throne, this beautiful temple is decorated with Chinese porcelain. European influences are reasonably strong, too - look at the uniforms of the carved guards on the door.