My wife and I visited this temple with a tour guide through Withlocals app. Very interesting history and amazing size of solid gold Buddha! One of the top temples I visited in Bangkok and near Chinatown.
About Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)
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The temple is beautiful on the outside but is visited mainly for the chance to see the largest gold Buddha in the world. It was kept hidden behind a plaster façade for many years and rediscovered when the plaster cracked some 50 years ago. Be...More
Visited it as part of an organised tour with BKK tours. Spent about an hour there which is more than enough and got to see the golden Buddha which is very impresssive but far too crowded. The whole area is serene and beautiful but like...More
Other than the interesting story about the Buddha, this was a very quick stop for me on the way to Chinatown. It is right in between Hua Lamphong and Chinatown. There is a bit of stairs to climb, not too many, but once up, there...More
As with all the major attractions entrance fees vary but by in large they are affordable. The temple is well maintained and a pleasure to view.
Beautiful temple it’s worth seeing. Lots of picture opportunities and filled with tourist. There are several temples and well worth a guided tour to receive the full benefits of understanding the whole site if you are into history and understanding architecture. I enjoyed visiting this...More