Wat Arun in Bangkok
The Temple of the Dawn or Wat Arun towers 260 ft above the Chao Phraya River. With fabulous views of the rising and setting sun and of the city's main attractions, the temple is one of Bangkok's most visited sights after the Grand Palace. It is possible to climb the temple for views across the river to the Grand Palace and beyond, but its narrow steps are not for the faint hearted.
Location: Located near the West bank of the Chao Phraya, opposite to Tha Thien Pier.Things to Keep in Mind: Once inside the temple grounds, visitors must be appropriately dressed and must remove their footwear.
Timings: The temple is opened from 9 AM to 5:30 PM.