Jumat, 07 April 2017

The charm of Wat Arun in Bangkok

The Chao Phraya River


Before enjoying the beautiful temple in Bangkok, travelers can be traversed path is along the Chao Phraya river. This river divides Bangkok into two nearly equal parts. The length of the Chao Phraya river is about 372 kilometers, and flows along part of Thailand. So, this river is the main river in Thailand.

From this river, Thailand tourism get fresh air, because one type of transport that serve as the mainstay of tourism in Thailand is a tourist boats. The river seemed well maintained, not a lot of junk that caught the eye, while the boat freely and deliver passing tourists. It can be said, this is the river that turns the wheels of Thailand tourism. Truly extraordinary.

Temple of Dawn


Wat Arun temple is name is Wat Wat Arun Arunratchawararam Ratchaworamavihara.also known as the temple of dawn or dawn. This temple is a Buddhist temple located in the district of Bangkok Yai, Bangkok, on the west bank of the Chao Phraya river. Quoted from Wikipedia, the long.

Makok. After King Rama II and King Rama IV in powe Wat Arun was built during the Ayutthaya kingdom, known as a Wat r, Wat Makok later renamed to Wat Arun as it is now.

Of the Chao Phraya River, Wat Arun looks magnificent and beautiful looks. When dusk and dawn, Wat Arun incomparable beauty. Many moments that can be perpetuated in two this time. Enjoying a building with a height of about 70 meters, can give pleasure, because it is known as Wat Arun "Temple of Dawn", a beautiful shrine or temple when the sun goes down.



Wat Arun ornamental detail reminiscent of a vase made of porcelain and ceramics from China. This temple walls like colorful ceramics from China. Driving around Wat Arun be extra careful because the ladder has a very narrow angle and has a narrow staircase and quite a dip. However, if it has reached the peak, very beautiful scenery to be seen clearly. A natural painting that can be seen with the naked eye a view of the activities of the Chao Phraya River and Bangkok.



Around Wat Arun, there is a rental place of traditional Thai dress, and can be used to take pictures. Within the complex of Wat Arun, there are several around the Wat Arun temple, the buildings actually a shrine to Buddha. Meanwhile, the ideal time to visit is around the afternoon before closing, not in addition to heat, tourists can also perpetuate Wat Arun at dusk.

When I get off of the boats used to cross from Pier N8 (Pay 3 Bath), many sellers were hawking their wares. While there, I was offered a couple of souvenir products, but I'm not interested. However, it would be wise, if tourists can bid, as the likely price has been raised before.


When photographing a statue of Buddha, I met people there Bandung. At that time, they have been around Bangkok, and today is his last day. They explained that this Bangkok interesting and very well preserved tourist neat. When will Indonesia can emulate Thailand's tourism? The answer let us think together.

Admission Prices and Hours (Operations)


Entrance to Wat Arun, including cost around 50 Bath, or in about 15 thousand rupiah. While operating hours or Wat Arun hours of 8:00 to 17:30 Bangkok time or the same as GMT.