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Bangkok: Grand Palace Self-Guided Walking Tour

1. Bangkok: Grand Palace Self-Guided Walking Tour

Welcome to the narrated, offline, self-guided walking tour of the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok. Explore the Grand Palace with maximum flexibility and value. Begin the tour in the heart of bustling Bangkok, at the Grand Palace gates. The Palace is also Thailand’s most sacred Buddhist temple site, which the Thai people hold close to their hearts. Start your tour as soon as you downloaded the app and arrived at the Grand Palace entrance. Enter the spacious grounds, follow the instructions, and hear all about the long history of the palace, the battles of kings, and the mysteries of the Emerald Buddha. Follow a set route and explore the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Outer Court with many public buildings, the Middle Court including the Phra Maha Monthien, Phra Maha Prasat, and Chakri Maha Prasat buildings, the Inner Court, and the Siwalai Gardens quarter. Walk into the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, explore the palace grounds, and admire the murals of the Ramakien outside. As your tour wraps up, you’ll end by the gates again and have discovered the deep significance of this royal and religious site.

Bangkok: Chinatown and Wat Traimit Self-Guided Walking Tour

2. Bangkok: Chinatown and Wat Traimit Self-Guided Walking Tour

Discover the best of Chinatown on this self-guided walking tour. See the area's most iconic monuments and attractions and immerse yourself in the area's renowned street food scene. Follow the instructions on your app-based tour and listen to the stories and history of Buddism, the Chinatown Gate, and delicious street food on Yaowarat Road. Start your tour at the Temple of the Golden Buddha. Here, learn more about this iconic 5-ton statue, made from solid gold. Continue through Chinatown, passing by famous landmarks such as Wat Mangkon Kamalawat. Refuel on Yaowarat Road with a bite to eat from one of the street's Michelin-starred food stalls. Finish your tour on Sampeng Lane where you can buy some unique clothes and accessories.

Bangkok: Wat Arun Self-Guided Audio Tour

3. Bangkok: Wat Arun Self-Guided Audio Tour

Take a narrated, self-guided audio tour of the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun). Discover one of the most stunning religious structures along the Chao Phraya River. Enjoy a tour that has been developed by local guides, curated by creative writers, and narrated by professional voice artists. Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app that will function as your personal guide, audio tour, and map all in one. Use your self-guided audio tour to explore the Wat Arun complex at your own pace. Begin at the entrance and follow the route provided on the app. Explore the main cloister which contains more than 100 Buddha images and Buddha's footprint. Explore the beautiful Ordination Hall and enjoy the views from the central spire, decorated with seashells and porcelain. Hear interesting facts and trivia about the site as you explore.

Bangkok: Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) Self-Guided Audio Tour

4. Bangkok: Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) Self-Guided Audio Tour

Take a narrated, offline, self-guided audio walking tour of the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) in Bangkok. Discover the largest reclining Buddha statue in Thailand and explore the complex of four temples that houses the largest collection of Buddha statues in the country. Enjoy a tour has been developed by local guides, curated by creative writers, and narrated by professional voice artists. Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app that will function as your personal guide, audio tour, and map all in one. Use your self-guided audio tour to explore the Wat Pho complex at your own pace. Begin at the complex entrance and follow the route provided on the app. Learn more about the architecture of the temples which is notably different from other temples in Thailand. Hear interesting facts and trivia about the site as you explore. Discover more about the history of the site and its role as The Royal Temple of King Rama I of the Chakri Dynasty. Learn about the 1,360 marble inscriptions related to medical, historical, and liberal sciences located throughout the temples. Gain comprehensive insight into one of Bangkok's most famous landmarks throughout your tour.

Bangkok: Self-Guided Audio Tour

5. Bangkok: Self-Guided Audio Tour

See the best of Bangkok as you take advantage of the navigation functionality and suggested walking routes offered by this self-guided audio tour. There's so much to explore in Thailand's capital. Immerse yourself in the culture and history of the city as you check out iconic landmarks including the Grand Palace, Wat Arun, Lumphini Park, and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Make sure you tune in to the audio commentary to hear all about the tourist hotspots. Go at your own pace and take a break whenever you fancy. When you’re ready, plan your next walking route, pinpoint your favorite sights, and seek out the best photo opportunities as you continue to explore the city.

Bangkok: the Old Town and Temples City Exploration Game

6. Bangkok: the Old Town and Temples City Exploration Game

Start at the Sam Yot Subway Station - Exit 1. It will take you between 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. Explore at your own pace, pause and resume the game anytime from the location where you paused it, and finish at the Sam Yot Subway Station. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Are you up for an adventure? After your booking, receive an email on how to download the game to your phone. Play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. If you're in a larger group, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to download and play the city game on their phones. Alternatively, each person can make their own purchase.

Bangkok: Chinatown City Exploration Phone Game

7. Bangkok: Chinatown City Exploration Phone Game

Solve challenges and move the story forward while seeing the sights in Bangkok's Chinatown with this city exploration game for your phone. Get exact directions that will guide you to each location. Start the game at Hua Lamphong subway station and move through Chinatown as you unlock each new exciting piece of the story. Explore at your own pace, pause the game and resume anytime from the same place. Finish your adventure at the Wedding store. Download the app to your phone so you can play without mobile data. Go on an adventure by yourself, or with a group while learning about Bangkok's fascinating Chinatown neighborhood.

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What people are saying about Central Thailand

This was a great way to get a good picture of the historical context and significance of everything we saw. I sometimes have problems understanding and hearing a live guide, and this is clear, informative and we could go at our own pace. Definitely recommend.