Welcome to Thailand!

Named " the golden land ", because of its sunny beaches and the warm hospitality of its citizens, Thailand is often considered as one of the top 10 travel destinations by travelers all over the world, and the most popular travel destination in South-East Asia.



Attractions and Activities


  • The Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) - 700 years old statue,believed to come from the Sukhothai period, it is 3 meters tall.It weighs over 5 tons and it is believed to be solid gold.It was discovered by accident in 1957.
  • Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - a glimpse in Thailand's past, and an enjoyable experience through one of Thailand's river villages.
  • Royal Grand Palace - opened in 1785 and signifying the end of the Burmese invasion, this palace contains an array of smaller buildings, most notably the Wat Mahatat (the Palace Temple) and the Wat Phra Keow (the Royal Chapel) - here you can find the notorious Emerald Buddha found in the Wat Chedi Luang temple.
  • Wat Pho - Bangkok
  • Wat Pho - Temple of the Reclining Buddha- is found next to the Royal Grand Palace, and it's the oldest, largest and most famous temple in Bangkok.It contains over 1000 statues of Buddha, including the 15m high and 48 m long Reclining Buddha.
  • The Marble Temple - Wat Benchamabophit - it is constructed of white Carrara marble (even the courtyard).Below the Phra Buddhajinaraja statue lie the ashes of King Rama V.
  • Vimanmek Mansion Museum - exquisite golden teakwood mansion build in 1901 and restored 80 years later for Bangkok's bicentennial.It is a museum honouring King Rama V, and it is considered the largest teak building in the world.
  • Chatuchak market - JJ market - considered the largest flea market in the world, with 15,000 stalls of clothing, crafts, and animal sections, and open weekends from 8:00 to 18:00.

Chiang Mai

While in Chiang Mai, you should visit it's ancient temples, the surrounding mountains, and if you happen to be there in November you shouldn't miss the Loy KraThang festival.

  • Wat Chiang Man - the oldest temple in the city, built by founder of Chiang Mai, it's about 700 years old.
  • Wat Phra That Chedi Luang - Chiang Mai
  • Wat Chedi Luang - this partially restored temple has over 600 years old, and it was once the home of the most famous Emerald Buddha (now found in Bangkok).
  • Wat Gate - an exhibition showing Chiang Mai from the last century.
  • Wat Phra Singh - one of the most visited temples in Chiang Mai
  • Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep - Buddhist temple found on the Doi Suthep mountain, very close to Chiang Mai, it has a great view of Chiang Mai and the country side surrounding it.
  • The Chiang Mai zoo, found on the way to Doi Suthep.
  • Wiang Kum Kam, ancient town that flourished more than seven centuries ago, but devastated by a flood.

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There are many tourist attractions in Pattaya, not mentioning the sandy beaches.

  • Khao Kheow Open Zoo - actually a forest under Royal Patronage, and spread on 2,000 acres, with a zoo, bird aviary and great waterfalls. There are more than 300 species and 8,000 animals here, many of them on the endangered species list.
  • Elephants - Thailand's national symbol- you can see the pachyderms as they are put through their paces each afternoon between 14:30 and 16:00, at Pattaya Elephant Village.
  • Nong Nooch Tropical Garden - manmade waterfalls, orchids, unusual tropical plants, elephants playing, they even have a restaurant.
  • Mini Siam - a replica park that has scale models of the Eiffel Tower, Trevi Fountain, Statue of Liberty.

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