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The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)

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Address: 344 Chakkraphat Diphong Road | Bang Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high hill...

This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high hill that offers stunning views at its summit over Rattanakosin Island.

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A peaceful retreat

Great walk up the stairs with many statues and bells along the way. It is more peaceful here as there are not so many tourists. Please do remember to be respectful as it is a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great walk up the stairs with many statues and bells along the way. It is more peaceful here as there are not so many tourists. Please do remember to be respectful as it is a place of worship!

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Poznan, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not in the core tourist track, but exciting to see for the views. Shame it's now being a construction site.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You have to climb many steps but no big deal. The view from the top is amazing. The Buddha and all relics at the top are beautiful, love to mess around with the big gong. Just another good place to visit in Babgkok, from there you can take a Tuk Tuk or walk down to the Giant Swing with amazing... More 

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You must see. Just WOW. Wonderful place. Required to visit if you are in Bangkok. Do not to be missed.Highly recommended

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice and quiet temple in the middle of the city. It is walking distance from Khao San Road. It is busy at some parts of the day but it is worth the climb as they are many things to see along the stairs and a very nice rewarding view of the city once you are at the top.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tourists have to pay a fee of 20 THB to access the temple. Approx 300 steps leads to Wat Saket. On the way up you will see a small artifical waterfall and different sculptures. Various bells border the way. From top of Wat Saket you will have a nice view on Bangkok.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple very beautiful and have a nice view of Bangkok - we walk up and enjoy very much. We recommend.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The views from the top were worth the hike up but after a long day walking around I wish I would have hit this earlier in the day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy this place soooo muchhh! Even it took too many step, I think it's worth. Love this place. Not only the mountain, you should not forget to visit the temple of Wat Saket. The Ubosoth was so beautiful and very peaceful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You walk up in 5 minutes and you get a nice view of the Bangkok skyline. It doesn't take a lot of time and it's only 20 baht for tourist.

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