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Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit): Tours & Tickets

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“chinatown area”(47 reviews)
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This highly revered temple contains the Golden Image Buddha, which is made of solid gold and weighs approximately 5 ½ tons.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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661 Chaoren Krung Road | Talad Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Chinatown / Yaowarat
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+66 2 225 9775
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Five and a half tonnes of solid gold... beautiful statue in beautiful but very small temple. Just lovely.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 318nd
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Buddha statue is completely made of gold . Very peacefull place . Have good vibes.. must visit if u r in Bangkok

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank PruthvikH
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Take your shoes off and stay for a prayer 🙏 The smell of the fresh flowers and the peacefulness is worship by its self.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank tilden49
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

40baht entrance fee to view the golden buddha, on the top, 4th floor. just a small hall. have to remove the shoes, and must dress decently. else will have to rent the scarf or dress before entering. nothing much actually, just spent maybe 15mins there....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Samantha_SSc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting temple and great learning the history of the Golden Buddha, you are on two minutes away from exploring Chinatowns Gold shops by day and great outdoor restaurants by night

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank merriott1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple offers you an experience of how they respect and profess their faith in every corner of this place.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank maryrose C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit when in Bangkok. Take a tuktuk from the nearest brt. You have to buy entry tickets to visit this temple. The tall golden Buddha is awesome giving you the feel of tranquility even in his splendour. Lift is also provided for those...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PoornimaNataraja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited 2018. Had a lovely visit to see the golden Buddha. Wasn’t the best location as was very out of the way but was good to see. Very busy but just amazing to see.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Paige0812
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here as part of a temple tour. The buildings and artefacts are amazing, apparently it's the largest golden Buddha in the world. You probably need a good couple of hours or even longer to wander around and a good look at everthing - just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travelbag3011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is HUGE! And please take a second to stop and see the level of detail in the walls, ceilings, altars, sculptures, etc. Everywhere you turn around there is some art. Our guide was super nice and patient while we took pictures and videos....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tattykas
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Chua T
28 February 2018|
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Response from 319nishants | Reviewed this property |
You can use exit 1. It walkable distance from there.
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Dimple K
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Response from RBan26 | Reviewed this property |
yes better to wear covered & decent dresses since it is a religious place.
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nancybarcela
2 November 2017|
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Response from seanjin689 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Miss Nancy, you could take the MRT, go to the station “HUA LUM PHONG”, there also the BANGKOK RAILWAYS STATION, in the station have map to golden temple, or you can ask local people you want to go “WAT TRAI MIT”. You... More
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