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If you have time for only one sight in Thailand, make it the Grand Palace in Bangkok. We recommend you take yourself a bit more time, though. Just go through the list of sights and attractions below. Thailand is much more than just beaches.

Things to See in Thailand

Island Phi Phi Le
The second largest of the Phi Phi Islands is extremely beautiful, and pristine, but because its a national park you can only stay overnight if you're adventurous and want to camp with Maya Bay Camping. Besides the beach, o... more
 2 Fans, in Ko Phi Phi
Monument/Building Wat Arun
Wat Arun falls into the category of "places where getting there is half the fun." Reaching this stunning riverside temple involves at least one and often two boat trips, during which you'll get good views of the ... more
 2 Fans, grounds free / tower 50 baht, in Rattanakosin
Monument/Building Grand Palace
Bangkok's most popular tourist attraction, the Grand Palace (พระบรมมหาราชวัง) is the former residence of the King and... more
 2 Fans, in Rattanakosin
Monument/Building Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)
Wat Phra Kaew (วัดพระแก้ว), formally Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram (วัดพระศรีรั&... more
 2 Fans, in Rattanakosin
Monument/Building Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)
Wat Pho (วัดโพธิ์), popularly known as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, is the largest temple of Bangkok, and probably the oldest too, as it predates the foundin... more
 2 Fans, in Rattanakosin
Monument/Building Wat Phra Singh
Wat Phra Singh is Probably Chiang Mai's best-known temple. It houses the Phra Singh image and was completed between 1385 and 1400. Of most historical interest is the Wihaan Lai Kham in the back, featuring Lanna-style ... more
 1 Fans, in Chiang Mai
Monument/Building Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep
The quintessential image of Chiang Mai with its large gold-plated chedi, visible from the city on a clear day, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is 18km from town, sitting at a 1,073m elevation on the slopes of Doi (Mount)... more
 1 Fans, 30 baht, in Chiang Mai
Monument/Building Wat Chaiwatthanaram
The temple that graces the official tourist pamphlet for Ayutthaya, this Wat is a must see. Many intact pagodas surround a central chedi that you can climb from all sides. A nice view of the city can be had from the top. V... more
 1 Fans, 50 baht, in Ayutthaya
Monument/Building Grandmother and Grandfather Rocks
These odd-looking rocks situated on Lamai beach bear a striking resemblance to male and female sexual organs and they have turned into one of the island’s biggest attractions. For those who would like to hear a legen... more
 1 Fans, in Ko Samui
Monument/Building Big Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Yai)
Also known as the Big Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Yai), has a 15 meter tall statue of the Buddha. It was built in 1972 and is in the north of the island.
 1 Fans, in Ko Samui
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