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Address: 158 Wang Doem Road | Wat Arun, Bang Kok Yai (Take the boat to Pier Tha Tien and then take the ferry to cross the river), Bangkok 10600, Thailand
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This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in...

This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in Bangkok, which features a soaring 70-meter-high spire decorated with tiny pieces of colored glass and Chinese porcelain.

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Beautiful and calm place to relax. Love the architecture. Well maintained. Check if the maintenance work is still ongoing before visiting.

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Beautiful and calm place to relax. Love the architecture. Well maintained. Check if the maintenance work is still ongoing before visiting.

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Suzhou, China
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The temple is under construction at the moment but still warrants a visit. There is a ferry ride across the river located near Wat Pho. This is a great place to buy souvenirs! Great view across the river and of course be respectful as this is a religious site!

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One of my favorite Thai temples. You can see it from the river and it is striking against the water and skyline. Unfortunately it was under construction and covered in scaffolding, but it was still stunning. I definitely plan to go back. It's smaller than other temple complexes so you don't need to plan too much time for visiting.

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true spritiual experience. no fuss to get in like other temples where they make you queue , temple so serene and calm. a good experience;

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The whole temple complex is quite small, but packed. The central tower is impressive, but being renovated now, so no beautiful sunset pictures for you at this time - still worth a visit if you're interested in culture.

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Saw it at night on a bike tour it was beautiful. If you go at night you can walk through but most the buildings are closed.

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This is a very nice place to visit during the evening. The building is beautiful. But if you have elderly people, it is not advisable for them to climb the steep stairs.

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This temple is beautiful and is a fantastic example of a truly Thai temple. There's lots to wander around and see and it is scenically placed on the river.

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Though the structure was under renovation and was cover with scaffolding from the 1st level till the top, the whole experience of crossing the river to see the Temple was great. The structure with the sun in back looked splendid. We use the toilet at the complex and it was very clean. They had wall fans in the toilet to... More 

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Just take the ferry near Wat Pho for very little, at the other side is Wat Arun. The place is cheap to get in and being renovated but you can still climb up and down over some steep steps so be careful. Cant imagine anywhere else in the world where a place is being renovated and you can still step... More 

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