An exciting city with tons of things to do and see, Bangkok is truly captivating. The city is a reflection of old versus new with neon-light skyscrapers and crumbling colonial mansions. There is magic to be found in Bangkok on every street corner and down every alleyway.
While staying at The Ember Hotel, we encourage our guests to get out and explore Bangkok Old Town. Rich in culture, the old town is full of beautiful temples, delicious restaurants and charming hole-in-the-wall eateries, and an abundance of tourist attractions.
Located near the Royal and Art Districts with close proximity to Khao San Road, it is easy to explore Bangkok by foot from The Ember Hotel. We’ve come up with a unique itinerary to discover Bangkok, and hope you will take the time to visit some of these interesting landmarks and attractions.
Bangkok is home to over 400 stunning temples with unique design and architecture. Some of the city’s most interesting temples are located close to The Ember Hotel.
Highly recommended temples to visit include:
• Wat Phra Kaew - Temple of the Emerald Buddha: 1.2 km
• Wat Phra Chetuphon(Wat Pho): 1.8 km
• Wat Arun: 2.4 km
Other temples of interest in the area worth visiting:
• Wat Bowonniwet: 400 m
• Wat Chana Songkhram 200 m
• Wat Ratchanatda - Loha Prasat: 1.0 km
• Wat Suthat Thepwararam: 1.4 km
• Wat Mahathat Royal Palace: 1.6 km
• Wat Saket - Phu Khao Thong: 1.8 km
• Wat Ratchabophit: 1.4 km