An authentic Thai massage (within Wat Pho- Temple of the Reclining Buddha), wearing something loose fitting is most comfortable, fisherman’s pants are free to lend, upon request. The massages take place in a communal open-plan pavilion. A body massage can be quite strong. Although after the massage, generally you should feel revived and refreshed.
You can always request your masseuse to be a little softer. (Softer)-Bell Bell please, say with a smile.
Alternatively a foot massage is a fantastic idea. A very rewarding and relaxing experience, especially with all the walking and sightseeing you will be doing.
You can even learn Thai Traditional Medical and Massage at their prestigious and well recognised massage institution. watpomassage.com * Official website.
The Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) in the Grand Palace itself is the main attraction. A figurine of the meditating Buddha made from one solid piece of green jade, clothed in gold and diamonds. It is greatly revered from the Royal family to Thai nationals alike, as Thailand’s utmost precious religious icon...
The Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) is located 700 meters south of The Grand Palace. It is a world-renowned 46 meter long gold plated reclining Buddha. Its pose represents entry into complete spiritual enlightenment ending all worldly reincarnations. Within the surrounding corridor there are 108 bronze bowls representing the 108 auspicious characteristics of The Buddha. It is believed dropping coins into these bowls brings wealth and prosperity...