Visit of the Royal Palace, founded in 1782 by King Rama 1st. The wall of the palace protects an enclosure of 259 hectares. You will discover in this enclosure Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), which is actually the royal chapel of the Grand Palace. The Emerald Buddha, which measures only 60 cm, is the most famous and most revered statue in Thailand. Then we will continue by visiting the largest monastery in Thailand, Wat Pho which houses the famous Reclining Buddha. Lunch. Then walk in the heart of Chinatown and shops of all kinds. Walking around Chinatown is both exhilarating and exhausting. It is the realm of pedestrians, especially in all its narrow streets near the river. This colorful and flavorful district is the oldest in Bangkok. You will also visit Wat Traimit (Temple of the Golden Buddha), home to the largest solid gold Buddha in the world: five and a half tons. This Pagoda is at the entrance to Chinatown. We will then take you to the Klongs (canals) of Thonburi where a boat trip will be organized. Thonburi is considered a simple district of Bangkok, but it is actually an ancient city. You will discover a completely different face of Bangkok with its many inhabitants living by the river. We will then stop at Wat Arun (Aube Temple). The chedis of this temple are entirely covered with pieces of multicolored porcelain encrusted in the shape of flowers. Back to your hotel.
How to visit Thailand without going through Ayutthaya, former historical capital of the Kingdom of Siam? The city was founded in 1350 by King U-Thong (Ramathibodi I) and became the capital of the Ayutthaya Kingdom. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, it was one of the largest cities in the world, with nearly a million inhabitants. Destroyed in 1767 by the Burmese army, it lost its role in favor of the new capital, Bangkok, and is today mainly known for the ruins of its temples in a historic park listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.