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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 226 0335
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Private Tour: Bangkok Temples Including Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 226 0335
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The 46 feet reclining Buddha is worth a visit. The timings are 9-5pm. We landed up there at noon And it's was really sweltering. But the smooth movement of people and the vast temple grounds with the intricate roofing is super. The touts outside should...More

Thank Sunita K
Reviewed yesterday

Enjoy the visit although the raining non stop from morning until afternoon, feel impressive inside Wat Pho, walk carefully, talk carefully, take photo carefully :D Suggest to visit early morning to avoid crowded big group of tourist...

Thank JHSJ520
Reviewed yesterday

I found that the second time around, it was more fun travelling without a tour guide and discovering everything as if it was my first time. Don't forget to make a wish and dropping coins in each metal bowl.

Thank Annas I
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A peaceful place and the temple is very good and very neat.I would like to visit this temple once again next year..

Thank muthyala
Reviewed 2 days ago

Its a must visit temple. Walkable from the Grand Palace. A very beautiful and a large size reclining Budha does induce a wonderful spiritual feeling inside.

Thank charu n
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were lucky to go on a quiet day and therefore got the chance to see everything we wanted to see. The temple is spectacular. What I really loved is that there were lots of activities for local kids going on. Singing, reciting poetry (I...More

Thank Honky_Richard
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I travelled to Wat Pho by taxi from the city and it cost me about 70+ baht on meter. Many taxi tmr drivers refuse to go on meter and quite much higher flat rates, just keep going for the next one until you find one....More

Thank yohfng
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having seen several lying Buddhas in Myanmar, I was really not prepared about how big this one is. Unfortunately, the statue is hidden behind several tall pillars supporting the building, so a full "body-shot" is not possible. But that actually gives you more reason to...More

Thank JanaC_free2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Jaw-dropping size of the golden Buddha.The whole temple is impressive by the way and well worth a visit!

Thank lucadambro
Reviewed 2 days ago

In a land of MANY temples this one is really impressive. The significance of the reclining Buddha is important to the population. Since we went on just off season, we were able to explore without too many people getting in the way and in pictures.

Thank Robbie-Heather2015
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the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and
most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to
this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off
their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most
spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to
Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around
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David M
Can anyone tell me what the guidelines are around taking photos and video at the reclining Buddha and the temple?
15 April 2017|
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Response from Britt B | Reviewed this property |
Many people were taking pictures and video when we were there this week. Some places specifically ask you not to, but these were not those. Also, these are working temples with monks and people praying, please be... More
Ailsa W
We are staying in Furama Silom, what it the best way to travel to tourist attractions such as this? Is the subway/metro and skyline easy enough to use and understand.
22 March 2017|
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Response from Linda Y | Reviewed this property |
Travel by taxi is very cheap. Some things to remember: A taxi is available when it's roof light is lit. When you step in, make sure the driver drops the flag. If he doesn't, tell him to drop the flag by motioning with your... More
Kishore K
I want to go to The Temple of The Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho). The enterance is free or I have to pay??
2 February 2017|
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Response from DATGF | Reviewed this property |
Ya will need to pay 100 Baht to enter. It is a temple complexes basically so it's worth paying the 100 Baht. Make sure ya wear shorts that cover the knees or trousers/pants and shoulders should also be covered even by a... More