This memorable tour offers travelers insight and information about the Buddhist religion that permeates Thai culture. Your expert guide will take you through three of Bangkok’s most well-known temples and share insight, stories and information about this religious tradition that plays such a huge role in local life.
Start your journey at Wat Pho, known for its famous reclining Buddha. Wander the halls where more than one thousand images of this religious icon are on display and bear witness to locals who have made their way to worship. Marvel at the oldest and largest of Bangkok’s wats and gain insider knowledge from your informative guide.
Next, venture to Wat Tramit. The solid gold Buddha fashioned in Sukhothai style was accidentally discovered when its plaster casing cracked after being dropped. Weighing in at some 5.5. tons, it is one of the most well-known Buddhas in Thailand.
Finally, head to Wat Benchamabophit. This marble temple is known for its fine carvings and was built for King Chulalongkorn. Your guide will highlight the high gables and explain the detailed artwork that decorates this impressive site.
Your tour will conclude at the Gems Gallery.