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Built during the early 19th century, Wat Suthat is noted for being one of 10 first-class temples in all of Bangkok. Take the time to explore and admire the details, which include hand-carved wooden gates and images of Buddha on its walls.
Luckily, it’s easy to spot the temple thanks to the bright red 21-meter tall swing found near the area. A popular tourist attraction in Bangkok, the red swing is part of a ceremonial Hindu activity that involves young men swinging up to 75 meters high to get their hands on a sack of gold.
The temple derives its name from the Hindu god Aruna,often personified as the radiations of the rising sun. Wat Arun is among the best known of Thailand's landmarks. The first light of the morning reflects off the surface of the temple with pearly iridescence