Unlike other cities in Asia, Thailand’s capital- Bangkok is a mysterious city, a perfect combination between a traditional values and modern influences. You really can immerse yourself in the tastes and sounds of Thailand. A walking tour can take you an amazing route to explore some of the hidden gems that most tourists unknowingly pass by.
In the Thonburi district of Bangkok, you will have an opportunity experience the celebration of the diverse religious practices of the “Kudi Jeen” community. Despite their differences they have been living side by side in perfect peace and harmony for more than 250 years.
An overview of Bangkok
In the morning catch a local ferry from Yodpiman Pier, crossing the Chao Phraya River to your first stop at the Kanlayanamitr Temple. The temple dates back to the period of King Rama III in 1837 and is renowned for the giant Budha within the prayer room. The next stop on route is the oldest church in Bangkok, Santa Cruz, which was completed on the 14th of September 1769. Here you will discover the secret of why the locals call it the ‘Kudi Jeen’ or the ‘Chinese church’.
Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple), Bangkok
From here take a short walk to the Ton Son Mosque and Wat Arun, both constructed in the late 18th century and a testament to diversity and harmony that exists in Bangkok.
Let ASIA DMC take you on an unforgettable journey through Bangkok. In the process you will learn about all the nuances of Thai culture, whilst exploring the hidden secrets that the city has to offer.
Bangkok has everything to offer to the discerning traveler.