Thonburi

Wat Arun Temple of Dawn

Wat Arun Temple of Dawn

This famous Chao Phraya riverbank landmark diagonally opposite the Grand Palace, is best known for a porcelain encrusted 79 metre central pagoda which sparkles in the sun.┬áThe temple can be…

Wat Prayoon Wongsawas

Wat Prayoon Wongsawas

On the banks of the Chao Praya river close to Memorial bridge, it was built by King Rama lll.  

Khao Mo in Wat Prayoon

Khao Mo in Wat Prayoon

Khao Mo or a replica mountain of Prayurawongsawas Temple is located in the middle of the large pond. It is a rock garden surrounded by a number of miniature chedis…

Wongwian Yai Market

Wongwian Yai Market

Situated close to Wongwian Yai Railway Station and to Somdet Phra Chao Taksin Road, it is a small market.  

Kuan An Keng Shrine in Chao Phraya River

Kuan An Keng Shrine in Chao Phraya River

Originally, there were two shrines attached together, that were Cho Sue Kong Shrine and Kuan-U Shrine. It is said that the two Shrines were built in Thonburi period by a…

Santa Cruz Church in Chao Phraya River

Santa Cruz Church in Chao Phraya River

One of the many old Catholic churches, is located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River with beautiful architecture, built by the Portuguese in 1769.