The Grand Palace was built in 1782 which was once the residence of the previous Kings of Thailand. The Grand Palace today houses government offices and is an important venue for official ceremonies. With more than 200 years of history, new buildings were added and new architectural ideas were incorporated, resulting in a complex of buildings with eclectic architectural styles. Continue reading
Wat Phra Kaew is THE iconic temple in Bangkok that enshrines a 66 cm tall jadeite Buddha statue, and hence also the name “Temple of the Emerald Buddha”. Thailand is a country with a long history of Buddhism with the earliest signs of Buddhism as early as the 5th century.