Buddhas of Bangkok - Private Tour

Buddhas of Bangkok - Private Tour

Description

Two iconic Bangkok Buddha images and the temples of Wat Pho and Wat Traimitr. Tour begins at 9:00am. Duration of tour: 2 hours 30 mins Note: Italian and Spanish tours are $11 more per person ($55).

Includes: Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle, local guide, entrance to Wat Pho and Wat Traimitr Please note: Modest clothing is required when visiting temples and palaces. Shorts and short skirts are inappropriate and shoulders should be covered. time. You may contact the supplier to reconfirm your attendance on the tour on telephone numbers : 02 626 2118, 02 626 2074, 02 626 2075, 02 626 2077, 02 626 2078 (working hours 07:00am. , 21:00pm daily). **Note that in some instances pick-up from your accommodation may not be available, in which case you will be advised of an alternative location and pick-up time.**

Detailed Day Wise Itinerary

  • Day : 1 Buddhas of Bangkok

    Visit two salient temples in the 'City of Angels'. Wat Phra Jetuphon, better known as Wat Pho, is the oldest of Bangkok's temples and is situated opposite the Grand Palace. The temple is renowned as Thailand's oldest university and there are instructive murals illustrating the finer points of Thai massage which is still taught and practised here. The highlight is the 46 metre long and 15 metre high statue of a reclining Buddha. But not to be overlooked is the principal image in the main chapel, the Ayutthaya period Phra Buddha Theva Patimakorn. Also included is a visit to Wat Traimitr, located near to Bangkok's main railway station. The temple houses a 5.5 tonne gold Buddha, which was discovered when it's plaster casing broke whilst being transported to its new home from the port area. In turbulent days past, coating valuable images in plaster was a ruse to hide their true value from raiders.

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