Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Thailand
- Temple of the Emerald Buddha-Wat Phra Kaew
- The Grand Palace
- The Big Buddha
- Karon Beach
- Ko Phi Phi Lee
- Ko Mai Phai
- Sanctuary of Truth
- Ko Ha (Five Island)
- Taweechai Elephant Camp
- Doi Inthanon
1. Temple of the Emerald Buddha-Wat Phra Kaew
Wat Phra Kaew is located in Bangkok, Thailand. It is the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. Wat Phra Kaew is also called the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in English and was built in 1784 occupying 234 acres of land. The complex consists of several buildings within the precincts of the Grand Palace located in the historical center of Bangkok. Major events like Coronations, Royal Ordinations, and the investiture of the supreme patriarch. The temple was built with the Ratanakoshin architectural style with a fine touch of Dravidian architecture style.
There is an admission fee to enter Wat Phra Kaew. You will be charged 500 baht ( about $ 16) for non-natives ( visitors from other countries). For natives of Thailand, it is free of cost to enter the temple.
2. The Grand Palace
The Grand Palace is located in Bangkok, Thailand. It is a former residence for King Rama I to King Rama V of the Rattanakosin Kingdom. The palace was completed in 1785 occupying 54 acres of land. Today, the place is used for hosting royal ceremonies, welcoming the king’s guests, State guests, and other foreign dignitaries. You can able to find a lot of hotels and restaurants to eat delicious food. The place is one of the major tourist attractions in Thailand with tons of visitors.
There is an admission fee to enter the Palace. You will be charged 500 baht ( about $ 16). You can buy the ticket through online or in the entrance of Wat phra Kaew.
3. The big buddha
The Big Buddha is located in Phuket, Thailand. Its official name is Phra Phutta Ming Mongkol Eknakir. The statue is one of the tallest statues in the world at 48 meters tall. It’s also deservedly known as the ‘Great Buddha of Thailand’. You can able to enjoy the beautiful view of the sea filled with crystal clear water, amazing mountains with clear sky, Enjoying the sunset and sunrise in morning and evening, devoting the great buddha from the bottom of the heart.
There is no entry fee to enter the big buddha. Enjoy with your family and friends.
4. Karon Beach
Karon Beach is a beautiful beach located in Karon, Thailand. The beach is a popular destination for tourists. It is the longest beach in Karon. You can able to experience the crystal clear water, mountains far away from the beach with beautiful views, enjoying Sunrise and sunset on the beach. Explore the places with your family and friends.
There is no admission fee to enter the tourist spot.
5. Ko Phi Phi Lee
Ko Phi Phi Lee is an island located in Phi Phi Islands, Thailand. It is in the Krabi Province of Thailand and is part of Hat Noppharat Thara. Ko Phi is very famous and also took part in the movie, Leonardo Di Caprio movie “Beach”. Some of the beaches in Thailand look similar to each other but they are different having unique attractions. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Thailand with tons of daily visitors.
There is a small admission fee to enter Ko Phi Phi Lee. You will be charged 20 baht ( about $ 0.63) for visitors at arrival. For meals on average you will spend 333 baht ( about $ 11) and for local transportation 202 baht ( about $ 6.36). You can able to find luxury hotels there on the Island to stay. If you are interested to stay for a week with couples ( Two people) it will cost you 29,434 baht (about$927) and for hotels, it will cost around 2,365 baht ( about $ 74).
6. Ko Mai Phai
Ko Mai Phai is Island located in Thailand. It is a small island located between the Krabi coast and the Phi Phi Islands. Ko Mai Phai is a popular destination and famous for snorkeling. Lionfish, leopard sharks, and hawksbill sea turtles may be found in the surrounding water. You can enjoy the crystal clear water and the sunrise and sunset in the early morning and in the evening.
For the hotels on the Ko Mai Phi island, it will cost you around $18 to $50 and above according to the luxury of the hotels. You will also able to find delicious food in restaurants which will cost you around $11 to $20 a day. The pricing we listed above will slightly vary in different seasons.
7. Sanctuary of Truth
The Sanctuary of Truth is located in Pattaya, Thailand. It is an amazing place and an unfinished museum with 100 meters tall occupying 2,115 Square meters of land. The Sanctuary of Truth is a magnificent construction of wood in which holding the glory of arts and philosophy of goodness. This place is considered to be the world’s largest and most astonishing woodcarving structure. The architecture of the spot was inspired by temples in Ayutthaya and was built in Thai architectural style. Each surface of the structure is decorated with ornaments from Thai, Hindu, Buddhist, Chinese, and Khmer traditions. You can find a lots of hotels and restraunts near the attraction.
There is an admission fee to enter The Sanctuary of Truth. For adults you will be charged 500 baht ( about $16) and for children you will be charged 250 baht ( about $8 ).
8. Ko Ha (Five Island)
Koh Ha is an island located in Thailand. It is the largest island in the archipelago and is most famous for the Cathedral, a series of three large caverns located to the south of the island. The island is popular among divers for its clear waters, deep caverns, and vibrant coral reefs. Enjoy the giant shiny rocks on the water, experience the beautiful natural scenery of sunrise and sunset including the deep blue sky. Have fun with your family and friends on Koh Ha Island.
There is an admission fee to enter the Koh Ha Island. You will be charged 400 baht ( $ 14) per person.
9. Taweechai Elephant Camp
Taweechai Elephant Camp is located in Kanchanaburi, Thailand. In that camp tourists can able do Elephant rides through the forest and along the river, Bamboo rafting, Bathing with the elephants, and Barbeque at the riverbank. Tourists can do lots of stuff there in Taweechai Elephant Camp. You can able to learn natives’ culture and tradition in the camp.
There is an admission fee to enter the place. You will be charged around $40-$100 based on the time you are going to spend in the camp.
10. Doi Inthanon
Doi Inthanon is located in Chiang Mai, Thailand. It is the highest mountain in Thailand with an elevation of 2565 meters. Doi Inthanon is one of the most popular national parks in Thailand and also popular for its waterfalls, few trails, remote villages, viewpoints, sunrise/sunset watching, birdwatching, and the all-year-round cold weather on higher elevations. Enjoy the beautiful place with your family and friends.
There is an admission fee to enter the Doi Inthanon. For adults, you will be charged 300 baht ( about $10 ) and for children, you will be charged 150 baht ( about $5 ).