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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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A mandatory temple

The construction of this temple is different from the rest of the temples in the type of tiles used in the exterior. It is a truly beautiful construction. It is however currently... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

The construction of this temple is different from the rest of the temples in the type of tiles used in the exterior. It is a truly beautiful construction. It is however currently undergoing renovation so do not expect to take full advantage of this visit. Still, it is in my opinion a mandatory temple.

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This is a "must see" in Bangkok. Unfortunately it was under repair in February 2017 so we didn't get to see it in all its splendor. Definitely visit here as this is right across the river from the Reclining Buddha.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Fantastic temple and outbuildings directly across the river (5BHT ferry) from the Grand Palace. As with most of the temples, bare shoulders/legs not allowed but can hire/borrow sarongs/wraps at entrance.

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Entrance fee was cheap, we just walked around once. The upper portion was closed due to construction. That would have been a spectacular view from up there. Worth a look but if the top section is closed dont go. You can see the temple easily from outside just as well in my opinion. The area around has beautiful grounds with... More 

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There was construction so couldn't really see the main prang. However, it was worth a walk through. Wasn't too crowded.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful temple. The main prang is currently being renovated and has scaffolding but still very good, but it means you can not climb the stupa for the views and phots have scaffolding in. There are several building around the stupa which are accessed from an entrance to the north near the river. These contain other buildings and shrines with many... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The temple itself is beautiful and it's right on a pier so you can also take great pics with the river. The architecture is beautiful. If you are at Wat Pho just pay 5 Baht to cross here by ferry.

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From close or from far, this temple is breathtaking. Symmetric, beautifully ornated, easily climbed if not under construction like just now. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this was one of my favorite temples we visited. its really really beautiful and stunning. i would visit here again.

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Very bog huge temple .. Very well neatly maintained also. Definitely recommended if come to bangkok.

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