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Wat Pathum Wanaram

Rama I Road | Pathumwan, Pathumwan, Bangkok, Thailand
+66 2 251 6469
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Off the beaten track

Not all that far a walk from the more well known Wat Traimit, this free temple is really quite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jarko2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Peaceful temple

This is a beautiful temple located between two shopping malls in the heart of the city's shopping... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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"central world and siam paragon"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not all that far a walk from the more well known Wat Traimit, this free temple is really quite unique. The worship halls are massive, with vast prayer halls and huge ceilings. The central buddhas are very impressive, but dwarfed by their surrounds. In the...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is a beautiful temple located between two shopping malls in the heart of the city's shopping district. Peaceful with chanting monks, it provides an oasis for peaceful contemplation.

Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

An oasis of calm in the centre of this frantic city. Situated between Central World and Siam Paragon on Sukhumvit. It is hard to believe that this most photogenic place with a wooded area behind can be set in such a busy area yet when...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Wat Pathum Wanaram is a very nice and peaceful temple that located between two big Shopping malls. I liked the shiny Buddha and also awesome wall painting inside the building. I think this place is good for those who love taking photos. ^^

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

In Bangkok you're probably going to go to Paragon Siam and Central World malls, so you might as well go check out Wat Pathum Wanaram! It's right between the two which makes getting great photos a little tricky - with a big IMAX sign or...More

Thank Jackie W
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Wat Pathum is right next to Isetan Department Store it is a wonderful shrine to visit if you are in the area really serene

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

It is a near disgrace when something as wondrous as a Thai temple is allowed to become overwhelmed by its surroundings, but such is the case with Wat Pathum. Perhaps sixty or seventy years ago, this would have been a lovely place to calm ones...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

it is near Central world, Siam paragon, Siam BTS station. It is a beautiful and clean wat.The Shakyamuni Buddha statues in this Wat are unique.

Thank Minh An H
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

If you look at Wat Pathum from bts sky train, you would see the green shade by big trees cover all around this temple. I highly suggest a visit to the Wat and especially a walk in the garden area, it is an amazing contrast...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

A Wat off Sukhumvit in central Bangkok, situated between Central World and Siam Paragon. Either Siam or Chidlom BTS is close by. The "sandcastles" in the photographs are due to the tradition of carrying sand into the temple in order to replace the sand that...More

Thank gordonj258
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