Thailand Tour 2013
Bangkok | Thailand
26 Nov 2013 | Tue
Day 41 of 43
Wat Arun Temple Of Dawn Bangkok
Bangkok is home to many iconic temples, the Wat Arun Temple of Dawn being one of the most famous. Located along the Chao Phraya River, this awe-inspiring temple offers a stunning view of Bangkok and its grandeur. Built in the 17th century, Wat Arun is a classic example of Thailand’s artistic and architectural excellence. Standing at over 80 metres tall and decorated with intricate designs, this ancient temple is an iconic symbol of Bangkok’s skyline.
Built using broken porcelain and coloured glass pieces, Wat Arun’s four steep prangs soar into the sky with glittering reflections from their intricate mosaics. A visit to this magnificent temple reveals why it is considered one of Thailand’s holiest sites – tourists are often mesmerized by its grandeur and beauty that transcends time.