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Wat Phra Chetuphon (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)

Directly adjacent to the Grand Palace, Wat Pho is known as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, the largest reclining image of Buddha in the nation, at an impressive 46 metres long and 15 metres high. It is adorned with mother of pearl and gold plating. Not limited to the one attraction, Wat Pho temple is home to over 1,000 images of the Buddha, towering statues, buildings and stupas. It is also home to the renowned Thai massage school for monks, and visitors can have this exceptional service on the grounds.
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Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

This floating market is truly an impressive sight as vendors on long boats brimming with fruits or brightly coloured trinkets, navigate the ’klong’ (canal) to sell their produce to the tourists and locals standing along the canal’s edge. This world-famous market, from a James Bond movie, is located 80 kilometres outside of Bangkok, but it is certainly worth the journey. Take an organised tour, or a regular bus from the Southern Bus Terminal and see what the hype is all about.
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Khaosan Road

Enter a bustling, exciting, vibrant mix of eateries, bars and lines of street stalls selling clothes, jewellery and tantalizing Thailand souvenirs. With the rich smoky scents of vendors cooking fresh Pad Thai on the curbside, t-shirt and jewellery stalls decorating the road walkways, and a maze of ferny alleys lined with local and travelling characters, a trip to Bangkok is incomplete without a stroll through its most lively, action-packed area. The area was once the infamous backpackers haunt, but is now a family-friendly area where tourists towing prams and elite Bangkokians come to spend the day. Nightlife here is still robust however, and many are up until dawn enjoying the revelries on this street.
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