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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

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One of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok features the famous Reclining Buddha, which is the largest in Thailand measuring more than 150 feet in length.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Banglamphu
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+66 2 226 0335
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Reviewed today

Amazing place, we had a fantastic tour guide and would suggest everyone to have a guide to tell you the history that you can't find

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed today via mobile

Extremely touristy, very very busy, but MUST see when in BKK! Absolutely amazing, very impressive buddha

Thank Maribel1234
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very good place. must visit. use a guide to explain. rain or shine a must. also for children to see.

Thank deniseharmsworth
Reviewed today

What an amazing place and not only is there the emended Reclining Buddha but also more smaller Buddha's than you can shake a stick at! The entry fee is very reasonable at thb 200 (approx. £5) and there are lots of interesting things to see...More

Thank GillianKIrvine
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Asia is a place of temples. They’re fascinating. The Reclining Buddha is interesting to see. He’s huge! I took a video of the body and a picture of his feet.

Thank Abril N
Reviewed yesterday

For the uninitiated to a Buddhist Wat the ornature and architecture of the Wat and Grand Palace precinct must be experienced.River boat transport allows an easy and accessible visit

Thank Robert H
Reviewed yesterday

Its nice to visit this place and knowing about the temple of ancient of Bangkok. Famous to visiting place and known attraction like travelers.

Thank judexcharles12
Reviewed yesterday

Take time to walk around and sit to take in this places beauty and ambiance. Dont be put off by any queues they move quickly. Know that you will be required to take off your shoes.

Thank Nicj1266
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of our favorite places in Bangkok. Absolutely not to miss. The massage school within the wat is exceptional and a wonderful experience as well. Stay for the sunset, it’s beautiful.

Thank K_Cabs
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We wanted to see this, and when we got off the sky train, looking like tourists, staring at our map, we were approached to take a tuk tuk there, and we went for it. it was super cheap, i think approximately $3 he took us...More

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elaine m
10 June 2018|
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Response from Gaurs123 | Reviewed this property |
First of all, have a wonderful trip. Yes u can visit both on the same day. Start early. You can buy the tickets there. We hired the guide we found there. His name was TONY and he was good. He managed the tickets for... More
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PASSPORT0929
15 May 2018|
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Response from scrapally | Reviewed this property |
While the grounds are somewhat wheelchair friendly, the temples themselves are not. All temples are entered by stepping over a threshold and it is poor etiquette to step on the threshold. So even if one could get up to the... More
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I Nengah M
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Response from CarmelS166 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we stayed at Eastin Makkasan hotel close to MBK shopping centre. I have a number for the cab driver we used for our daily tours, he was such a nice person and really helpful, Leo +66 94 259 0075 , you can whatsapp call... More
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