Historic Riverside Neighbourhood Tour

Piyaporn

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Historic Riverside Neighbourhood Tour

Spoken in: English, ไทย


( 328 reviews ) star City tour Bangkok 1 - 4 watch_later 5 hours
  • Visit Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
  • See the largest sitting Buddha in Bangkok
  • Take a local tuk tuk ride
  • Private tour - only you and your local host!
  • Visit flowers market
  • 100% personalized

You will be picked up anywhere in: Bangkok

What you can expect

This private tour will explore Kadichin; one of the oldest riverside communities in Bangkok with a long and very interesting history.

First stop we will visit wat arun (temple of dawn),the Royal temple during Thonburi period and one of the most highlight tem which you should not miss while visiting Thailand.

Then we will take short ride tuk tuk to Kudeejeen community where the location of people from different ethnic backgrounds settled in the area, such as Thais, Chinese, Europeans, Indians, Vietnamese, Mons, and others. They all migrated from the old Ayutthaya Kingdom with three Religions and Four Beliefs, namely Theravada Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism, Christianity and Islam.

During the tour you will get to see historic Temples, Shrines and Churches that are connected with the people who have settled in this community.

we will start from Wat Prayurawongsawas Temple, which won the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation in 2013. A truly amazing thing to see during your trip to Bangkok.

We will walk through visit the local catholic community majority people who live here have Portuguese ancestry which migrated from Ayutthaya.

We will stop at the local coffee shop to drink and taste the unique cup cake which its recipe derive from generation since Ayutthaya period.

We will continue walking to Chinese chire and another one of important temple with largest sitting Buddha in Bangkok.

Last stop we will visit flower market which locate at the opposite riverbank of kudichin communitytemple (Wat Arun) ,


This is the plan

START
Meet at Saphan Taksin BTS station exit 2 and take a boat to Wat Arun
Stop 1
Visit Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)
Stop 2
Local lunch break (at your own expenses)
Stop 3
Take short ride tuk tuk to Kudichin community where the descendants of chinese, muslim and portugese settlers still live on the same land
Stop 4
Visit Wat Prayurawongsawas buddist temple to feed the turtles
Stop 5
Visit local community of portugese descent to taste local treats at local coffee shop
Stop 6
Visit Kian Un Keng chinese shire and Kanlayanamit buddist temple to see the enormous Buddha statue
Stop 7
Flower market
End
Goodbyes

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City tour details

Type
Private City tour
Mode of transport
Walking tour
Duration
5 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 4 persons
Meeting point
Saphan Taksin
Guest pick-up
included (free of charge)
Confirmation
instant confirmation
Cancellation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
checkEntrance tickets
checkPrivate guide
Not included
closeTransport (ind. ~500 Baht)
closeFood & Drinks (ind. ~100 Baht per street food meal)

Piyaporn

Local Culture Expert

328 reviews

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