Known for its stunning architecture the Grand Palace
is one of the most visited sights in BKK. The Emerald Buddha
is so named because its image is totally carved from a single slab of fine jade. It is one
of the most revered Buddha's
This is a city of traditional Thai art and culture,
gradually and painstakingly created over the last decade as a bulwark against the rising
tides of socio-cultural
change in present-day Thai society. In all its variety and spectacular architecture that
blend in harmoniously with the natural environment, many visitors may find the atmosphere
at Muang Boran beyond the
realms of his wildest imagination.
Bank of Asia .
The Bank of
Asia was designed in the mid-1980's by Sumet Jumsai in Bangkok, Thailand.
A Ph.D. in Architecture at the Cambridge University in the United States, Jumsai was
commissioned by the head of The Bank of Asia to create a building that would "reflect [upon] the new generation,their own, and
usher in a new era involving their new computerized banking service."