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Bangkok operates a tour of Hidden Temples while the Deep South maintains temples

It is easy to forget that millions of people visit Thailand for reasons other than the monarchy’s beaches, parties, cocktails, and ladies due to the focus of the pandemic on shutting down nightlife and its impact on tourism. This is because of the pandemic’s focus on closing down nightlife and its impact on tourism. Now, a number of government institutions are emphasizing the country of Thailand’s spectacular temple architecture and extensive cultural heritage.

A new tour in Bangkok called “Hidden Temples” is responsible for funding the restoration of 17 temples in southern Thailand.

As part of the “Unfolding Bangkok” event, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the Creative Economy Agency, and the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau in Asia have been spreading awareness of some of Bangkok’s less well-known temples. They are in charge of organizing the event. One interesting travel fact is that Bangkok is home to approximately 400 temples.

The Hidden Temples trip will take you to some of these less obvious locations. A tour of five Bangkok Noi temples located on the Thon Buri side was given by Deputy Governor Sanon Wangsrangboon to the attendees of the event. Wat Phumarin Ratchapaksi and Wat Dusitdaram were the destinations of excursions that were organized by the CEA, the Faculty of Architecture at Silpakorn University, and Urban Ally.

The Talat Phlu excursions took place at Wat Intharam and Wat Chantaram-Wat Ratcha Khroet throughout the previous month. Wat Phraya Siri Aisawan-Wat Suaansawan and Wat Kharuhabodi will be visited in Bang Yi Khan from December 17–25.

According to the National News Bureau of Thailand, the primary goals of the organizations that organize temple tours are to stimulate the local economies and educate foreign visitors about Buddhism, Thai culture, and Thai cuisine.


It is planned to restore seventeen Buddhist temples that have fallen into disrepair over the course of the last century. The renovation of historic temples would cost the government a total of 80 million baht. In contrast to the 138 temples in the four southern provinces that require maintenance, the first 17 projects will be finished in two phases. Extremely poor temple care is a direct result of the decades-long insurgency that has been waged for independence in the southernmost regions of Thailand, which include Yala, Pattani, Songkhla, and Narathiwat. The majority-Muslim southern provinces are home to a sizeable Buddhist population. The authorities are under the impression that restoring these ancient temples will make it possible for Buddhists to continue to practice their religion while living in harmony with the country’s Muslim majority. The top 10 religious sites in Thailand will share 63 million Thai Baht amongst them. Seven temples that are inaccessible to the public will be rehabilitated using the leftover funding from the government.

According to Thai PBS World, the government is also in the process of rebuilding historical mosques. In the southern region, they established a museum dedicated to the Islamic cultural legacy and a center for the study of the Koran.

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