Scenic Spots

1. Merlion Park

Geographic Location: Located in the imperial palace, Bangkok of Thailand

Introduction:As the place for the royal families to hold the religious rites, Jade Buddha Temple, is the most important temple in Bangkok, and it was founded by Rama I during the imperial palace incorporation process. In front of the Buddha there are two josses, which respectively represent Rama I and Rama II. It is noteworthy that each joss is made of 38kg gold. On four walls of the palace there are frescos, of which, front and rear frescos were completed by Rama I, and the left and right frescos were respectively completed by Rama III and Rama IV.

2. Sentosa

Geographic Location: Located at the place that is 9km away from South Yindi Road in the northeast of the downtown

Bangkok Safari Park pools lots of rare and valuable wild animals from all over the world, and every day, funny performances by intelligent animals (like dolphin, sea lion, bird, elephant, and whale) will be arranged at the performance site. Besides, tourists can appreciate characteristic performances like Thai folk dances, Papua New Guinea's country dance, and American cowboy fighting etc.

3. The Grand Palace

Geographic Location: The Grand Palace, abutting on the Menam River, is right nestled in the downtown of Bangkok.

In the Grand Palace there are totally 22 well-arranged ancient building complexes, which pool essences of Thailand's architecture, painting, sculpture, and gardening arts. During the Thailand Bangkok Kingdom period, the Grand Palace served as the imperial palace for Rama I to Rama VIII, and so it is also called the "Grand Imperial Palace" and the "Old Palace". Today, the Grand Palace is universally recognized as the most perfect and magnificent palace with the largest scale and most national characteristics in Bangkok.

4. Thailand National Museum

Geographic Location: Resting on one tributary of the Menam River, near the Bangkok City, capital of Thailand

As a matter of fact, the Thailand National Museum mainly showcases the dockyard where the queen of Thailand's Dragon & Phoenix Boat was made, and so it attracted tourists from all over the world. Aside from the Dragon & Phoenix Boat, the museum also displays other ships, some of which were used by ministers and warriors when they accompanied the king and the queen's outbound inspection. All of these ships were decently and resplendently decorated, and one ship amongst them brims with Buddhistic elements.