Tracing Religious Affairs at the White Elephant Country

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Thailand is a very religious country, the government is providing an opportunity for all faiths to worship. Besides praying, you can also visit places of worship of other religions at the bottom, of course, outside of their own worship. In addition to its unique architecture, see also the story of the history behind it. Please dress modestly and obey the rules in each of these religious places.

Places of Worship Buddha in Thailand
Some Places of worship are considered very sacred and save the relics of the Buddha of which is

Wat Phra Kaeo (Emerald Buddha)
Located on Na Phra Lan Road, right across from Sanam Luang. Or use the ferry and off at Tha Chang N9.

Wat Sa Ket Ratchaworamahawihan (Wat Sa Ket)
Located at Wat Saket is located in Chakraphat Phong Road.

Wat Tham Mongkhon
It is easy to reach, located on Sukhumvit Road, Soi 11, Bang Chak, Phra Khanong district, downtown Bangkok.

Wat Tramit Witthayaram Worawiham (Wat Tramit or Golden Buddha)
Located on Charoen Krung Road near Railway Station Hua Lamphang.

Wat Doi Suthep Phrathat Ratchaworawihan (Doi Suthep CHIANG MAI Province)
Passing Highway No.. 1004 as far as 15 km. Along the way you can see the sights of the beautiful city of Chiang Mai

Phrathat Wat Doi Tung (Province CHIANG RAI)
From Chiang Rai, past Highway No.. 110, turn left onto Highway No.. 1149, and then straight up to about 16 km.  Chiang Rai province is adjacent and can be reached from Chiang Mai.

Place of Interest Other Buddha
Wat Suthat Surrounded shops Buddhist majority in Bangkok, Wat Suthat is one of the important centers of Buddhist religion in this kingdom, has several examples of bronze carvings are very special, a mix of Thai and Chinese art murals, and sculptures from the 14th century Sukhothai .  Location: Bamrung Muang Rd. Phra Nakhorn.

Wat Benchama Bophit (Marble Temple)
One of the new temple (late 19th century), the design is relatively modern compared to other shrines. Its architecture is one of the most beautiful in the world. Located in 69 Rama V Rd. Near Chitralada Palace, Dusit District.

Wat Ratchanatda
Known as amulet center in Bangkok. Amulet Collection is a popular pastime in Thailand, and some miniature statue is believed to have spiritual powers that protect and give good luck to the users. Located on Mahachai Rd. Phra Nakhorn

Wat Mahathat
Located in Na Phrathat Road near Thammasat University. Meditation classes are available in English. Location: Na Phra That Road, in the area of ​​the National Museum next to Thammasat Univ. 400 m from the Grand Palace. Ferry: Tha Chang N9.

Places of Worship of Confucius

Wat Mangkhon Khamalawat – Leng Noi Yee (Dragon Flower Temple)
The oldest Chinese Buddhist Temple offers an offering to the gods of trust China. Located on Charoen Krung Road (between Mangkhon Road and Soi Issaranuphap), Chinatown.

Pai Long Kong
This temple is very popular, many tourists came to Singapore specifically fortune. You have to queue from early morning 3-4 hours. If from Bangkok about 2.5 hours, so it’s better to stay in Sriracha or Pattaya. Located at 80/9 M. 5 Soi Assumption School, T. Surasak, A. Sriracha, Chonburi

Phoman Khunaram Temple
The most unique of this temple is the gate that surrounds the courtyard is spectacular. The temple is located on Soi Wat Phoman, Sathu Pradit Road.

Houses Goddess Kuan Im
located in the sub-soi 39, after Soi 53 Choak Chai IV, Lad Phrao Road, near Wat Lat Phrao.

Kuan Yin Inter-Religious Park (Temple of Goddess Kuan Im)
Temple of Goddess Kuan Im very popular in Thailand. Located at 40 M. 2 T. Pusawan, A. Kaeng Krachan, Phetchaburi 76170

Places of Worship Hindu

Phra Sri Maha Uma Devi Temple
Temple to worship Goddess Umathewi, wife of Lord Shiva. Open to all.
Located on Silom Road, in the corner of Pan Road. Schedule Open 08:00 to 20:00 every day.

Places of Worship Islam

For you are a Muslim and has the intention to travel thailand. There are a lot of mosques in Bangkok and other cities. Some of them are as follows

Indonesian Mosque
The mosque belongs to Indonesia. Built as a symbol of friendship between Indonesia – Thailand.
Located at 73/1 Soi Polo, Witthayu Road. Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok

Bangluang Mosque
Built for Thai Muslims who also fought against the Burmese in the era of King Taksin. Now known as the Khao Kudi.
Located in Thetsaban Road, Thonburi, near Wat Kalayanamit.

Ban U Mosque
Located at 63 Soi Ban U, Charoen Krung Road, Silom, Bangkok.

Darul Aman Mosque
Located in Phetburi Road (near the intersection Rajtevi)

Pua Chang Mosque
Located di156 Chotthana Rd. Moo 4, Sriphoom District, Ampur Muang, Chiang Mai.

Ka Ma Le Well Mosque
Located at Moo 7, Laem Hin Soi, Thepkasarttri Rd. Kho Kaew District, Ampur Muang, Phuket.

Places of Worship Catholic

Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
Located at 123/19 Soi Ruam Rudee (not far from Suan Lum Night Bazaar) Ploenchit Road. Mass in English with the visiting schedule Weekdays 7:00, 8:00, 17:30 and Sunday 08:30, 09:45, 11:00 and 17:30.

Holy Rosary Church (Wat Kalawar)
Built by King Rama I as the Portuguese to thank for helping defend Ayutthaya. One of the Neo-Gothic style church the most beautiful in Thailand. Located in Soi 30, Charoen Krung Road, close to the River City mall. or use Phraya ferry and out on the N3.

Place of Christian Worship

Calvary Baptist Church
Located on Sukhumvit Soi 2 (down the road), Schedule Mass on Sundays at 10:45

Bangkok Christ Church (Anglican)
Located at 11 Convent Rd (corner between Convent and Sathorn Nua (North) Rd). or use the Sala Daeng BTS through. Sunday Mass in English at 07.30, 10.00 and 17.00.

International Church of Bangkok
Bangkok Christian College, located at the intersection of Sukhumvit Road and Soi Pramuan, or use by Surasak BTS. Mass Schedule Sunday at 09.30

Seventh Day Adventist Church of Thailand
Located at 12 Soi Kasempanichakarn, Sukhumvit Soi 71.

Milne Auditorium, Ekamai International School
Mass in English is located at 57 Sukhumvit Soi 63/12 (Soi Charoenchai)

Sikh Places of Worship
Sri Gurusingh Sabha Sikh Temple is located in the area Pahurat.

Places of Worship Tao
The largest Taoist temple in Bangkok, namely Lao Ben Dou Gung Temple, located in Songwat Road, close to Sampeng Lane, Chinatown.

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