Thailand is a country whose population is 95% Buddhist, so the number of temples in Bangkok, also known in Thai as "wats" are countless. They have both historical significance and spectacular architecture, and most of them include some world-famous statues, such as the statue of the Reclining Buddha

Take a look at the most popular temples found in the city of Bangkok:

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Wat Traimit, the Temple of the Golden Buddha in Chinatown or Yaowarat area,in Bangkok. 

Wat Arun, Temple of Dawn, is an important landmark of Thailand.

Wat Phu Khao Thong, the Golden Mount temple, a popular Bangkok tourist attraction.

The Marble Temple in Bangkok Thailand. Locally known as Wat Benchamabophit.

Inside view of temple Wat Suthat in Bangkok.

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Wat Kalayanamitr Woramahawihan is a Buddhist temple in on the the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok.

Wat Yannawa Temple and boat pagoda style church Bangkok.

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Buddhist Monks praying and pay respect to the Buddha image at Wat Suthat on Buddhist Lent Day. The Buddhist Lent Day is The First Day of Rainy Season Retreat.

The most famous Bangkok Temple - Wat Phra Kaew

Inside Wat Prayoon temple. 

Wat Ratchanatdaram Temple in Bangkok. The Thai architecture of this traditional Thai pavilion is among the best of Thailand's landmarks.

Wat Thepthidaram in Bangkok.

For a complete luxurious experience, consider booking a tour, offered by 5-star hotels in Bangkok, visiting many of the city’s Buddhist temples and religious hotspots, starting from the spectacular Grand Palace, including the magnificent temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). Be aware that there is a dress code when visiting a Thai temple which usually forbids short skirts and shorts, vests and any type of sportswear.