Chetuphon Gate is situated right at the Gate of Wat Po (Temple of the Reclining Bhuddha), and is within a minute’s walk to Wat Arun viewpoint (at our sister hotel – ArunResidence). It is 5 minutes away from the Flower Market, and within 10 minutes walk from the Grand Palace.
Other well known temples and significant historic sites such as Khao San Road and the historic Chinatown are all located in the same general area, accessible by a 10 minutes taxi ride.
River Taxis running up and down the river from 6am-7pm are an inexpensive and convenient means of transportation. They can be boarded at Tha Tien Pier (Pier #8), which is only 3 minutes walk away. At the Pier, you can also hire a private boat by the hour.
Chetuphon Gate is located in a part of Rattanakosin Island called
Being at the center of the Rattanakosin Island, and the center of Triangle Tourism, Sala Arun is within proximity to many important city’s historical sites and events where travelers can easily visit and/or attend.
And as always, our knowledgeable concierge and front desk staffs are here to assist you with all your travel needs.
1. The Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaew
The Grand Palace is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam since 1782. The king, his court and his royal government were based on the grounds of the palace until 1925.
|Wat pra kaew Grand palace at dustt,Bangkok Thailand
10-min walk from our residence
Open Hours: 8.30am-4.00pm
Entrance Fee: 400 Baht incl. entry to Vimanmek Mansion.
Tel : 02-222-0094
2. Wat Po (Temple of Reclining Buddha)
The temple of Wat Pho (Wat Phra Chetuphon Vimolmangklararm Rajwaramahaviharn) was the most important temple in the reign of King Rama I, originating in the Chakri Dynasty.
The Reclining Boudda (Phra Vihara of the Reclining Buddha) is undoubtedly the most impressive monument at Wat Pho. This impressive reclining giant is covered in gold leaf. He measures 46m in length and is 15m high. The special atmosphere of the temple is characterised by the clinking sound of coins dropping into the 108 bronze bowls, as this is said to bring good luck to the temple’s visitors.
The four main chedis, long lines of Buddha statues, and the grandiose murals are also a must-see.
Wat Pho is also a renowned centre for traditional Thai massage.
|From our place just 2 minutes walking to Wat pho
Open Hours: Temple and Ubosot
daily 8.00 – 17.00 hrs.
Entrance Fee: 100 Baht
Tel : 0 2226 0335, 0 2226 0369
3. Sanam Luang (สนามหลวง)
open field and public square in front of Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand. Sanam Luang is in the Phra Nakhon District, the historic center of Bangkok.
In the Royal Chronicle it was written that, “In front of Wat Mahathat, Sanam Luang lies between the Royal Palace and the Front Palace. When royal cremation was held at the Phra Men Ground, the pyre set up in the centre with the Royal Palace Pavilion to the south and the one of the Prince of the Front Palace to the north. The music from the Royal Palace and from the Palace to the Front would be played on opposite sides of Sanam Luang”.
|From our place just 10 minutes by walking
Open Hours: Temple and Ubosot
daily 8.00 – 18.00 hrs.
Entrance Fee: –
4. Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)
Wat Arun The temple was built during the Ayutthaya period on the Thonburi west bank of the Chao Phraya River. The temple derives its name from the Hindu god Aruna, and was originally called Wat Chaeng. Later, King Taksin raised its status to that of a royal temple within the compound of his new palace in Thonburi.
The central attraction of Wat Arun is the Khmer-style main prang (a tall spire common in Khmer-style architecture) of 82 metres tall and 234 metres wide. Construction of the main prangs were started by King Rama III and completed by King Rama IV.
|From our place just walk 3 minutes to Tien Pier (N8) take a cross river ferry to Wat Arun.
Cross the ferry at Tha Tien Pier
Open Hours: 8am-5pm
Entrance Fee: 80 baht
5. Royal Thai Navy Convention Center(หอประชุมกองทัพเรือ)
The Royal Thai Navy Convention Hall has a unique location on the west side of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. It offers an extravagant view of both the Chao Pharya River and the Grand Palace, the most desired tourist locations in Bangkok. With over 14, 184 sqm. of floor space in side the main hall, the outer terrace and garden area on the bank of the Chao Phraya River together with our two cruisers add additional exotic flavors to the meetings, reception and banquet activities.
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|From our place just walk 3 minutes to Tien Pier (N8) take a cross the ferry at Tha Tien Pier.
Arun-Amarin Rd., Bangkok Yai Dist., Bangkok 10600 Thailand
Tel : +66 2475 5415, 2475 5494, 2466 1268
Fax : +66 2475 5303
6. Museum of Siam
|3-min walk from our residence
Open Hours: Tue-Sun 10am-6pm
Entrace Fee : 50 baht
Tel : 02-225-2777
7. Pak Klong Talat or Flower Market.
|10-15 min walk from our residence
Open Hours: open 24 hours everyday
8. Khao San Road.
|20-min walk from residence or 15-min by Tuk-Tuk or taxi
Opening Hours: Best time in the evening since there are more things on sale (except Mon)
9. China Town.
|15-20 min from residence by Tuk-Tuk or taxi.
Open Hours : Best time in evening