5 of the best art and architecture stops in Bangkok, Thailand

There are 5 must-see art and architecture places to visit in Bangkok, Thailand: the Grand Palace, the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Bangkok CityCity Gallery, YenakArt Villa, and MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art). The Grand Palace, built in 1782, a collection of more than 100 beautiful buildings, including the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. The Temple of the Reclining Buddha, built in 1832, is home to the largest collection of Buddhist images in the country, more than 1,000 in all. Bangkok CityCity Gallery and YenakArt Villa, both introduced to the city in 2015, feature contemporary art by primarily local artists in a variety of forms, and MOCA is one of the largest contemporary art museums in Asia.

Key Takeaways:

  • Between cultural and artistic locations, Bangkok has what an avid traveler would like to see.
  • Both Buddhist and modern culture influence the tourist locations in Bangkok
  • Contemporary art museums are being heavily focused on by the tourism industry in thailand

“Whilst this ancient religion has heavily influenced the city’s visual culture for centuries, a secular contemporary art scene has gradually emerged over the last decade.”

Original Source: http://www.aluxurytravelblog.com/2017/06/14/5-of-the-best-art-and-architecture-stops-in-bangkok-thailand/

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