Singapore is a popular destination for expats seeking to visit Thailand, but locals have to travel long distances to find the best sights to experience the country.
In fact, many locals and visitors have gone on to find more beautiful and scenic places in Thailand.
Bangkok is a beautiful city to visit, with many of the best and most stunning attractions around the city.
Many of the sights listed below are located within the city limits, and most visitors will need to travel very far to see the sights in the country, such as the iconic Mae Sai Temple, the BTS (Blue Tiger Siam) Tower, the Bangkok Bridge, the Chao Phraya River and many more.
Here are some of the top destinations to visit in Bangkok for expat Singaporeans: 1.
Mae Sai – Mae Sai is a Buddhist shrine located in the centre of Bangkok.
It’s famous for its Buddhist architecture, which is thought to have been created by Buddha himself.
The statue of Buddha sits atop the temple, and visitors can visit and pray in front of the statue.
It also contains a collection of statues depicting Buddhist saints and their actions during the Buddha’s lifetime.
The temple has a spectacular collection of Buddhist sculptures, including one of Buddha sitting on a dragon.
Chiang Mai – Located in the south-east of the country in the Thai provinces of Pattani and Chiang Rai, Chiangmai is one of the largest cities in Thailand, with a population of around 8 million.
It is known for its Thai cuisine and traditional Thai art.
There are a number of restaurants and hotels in the city, as well as an extensive nightlife.
The famous Phet Choy temple is also located here.
Sukhumvit temple – The Sukhumbu temple, one of Thailand’s oldest and most popular Buddhist temples, is one the most visited temples in the world.
The area is located at the foot of Mount Kailahun, and is the location of several Buddhist temples in Thailand that have been built during the early days of Buddhism.
Sukumvits most famous landmark is the Chutima Buddha Statue, which stands at the summit of the mountain.
Jamporn Palace – Jamporns main building is one one of Bangkok’s most well-known landmarks.
The building is located in central Bangkok and is considered one of world’s best tourist attractions.
Visitors can also enjoy a guided tour of the building.
The museum of Jampon, which houses many of Bangkoks most important buildings, is also housed in the building, and offers visitors an opportunity to view the building’s history.
Mae Seng – Mae Siang is a small temple that is located on the outskirts of the capital city of Bangkok, and was built in the 4th century AD.
It was the main temple of the city’s founder, Thich Nhat Hanh, and has a collection for visitors to view.
There is also a large Buddhist shrine called the Sukhu Temple that is in the area.
Siam BTS Tower – Located near the center of Bangkok is the Siam Bangkok Tower.
It stands as a monument to the founder of the Thai Buddhist faith.
Built in the late 1800s, it was originally a three story building, but was expanded to five stories when Thich Nam-oachai, who founded the city as an independent country, was killed in 1883.
There have been numerous attempts at building a new tower, including some by Thai citizens who are seeking to protect the Sritams heritage.
BTS Bridge – Located on the banks of the Chao Nai River in the north of the old capital city, the Sotham BTS is one part of the Bangkok skyline that was originally built in 1869.
It contains several temples, and its importance as a Buddhist pilgrimage site is one reason it has become a tourist attraction.
Boonmok Palace – Located next to the Chao Narong Bridge, Boonminom is a massive palace in the middle of Bangkok that was built by the late King Thais.
The palace has been described as one of its finest examples, and features a massive bronze statue of the King.
Lumphini Tower – Lumphinis famous skyscraper, the Lumphinia Tower, is located near the Thai capital’s central business district.
It consists of a massive concrete structure with a soaring roof, and can be seen from the top of the tower.
Khao San Road – Khao Nakhon, one half of the island of Thailand, is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and hosts a number a museums and heritage sites.
The island of Khao Sathorn has been known for centuries for its rice and fish exports, and this tradition continues in the form of the Lighthouses, a huge structure built in 17th century and named after the famous Buddhist monk Lumphin.
Lighthouse 1 is located within an island of the same name, and houses several of