Great views of Bangkok. The place is open 8:00 to 20:00, and the ticket is 20 baht. You can honestly get away with not buying a ticket. Just go up the stairs on the opposite side of the ticket office (the "wrong way" stairs) -...More
About The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)
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This is a hidden gem and if you are in Bangkok you must go to the Golden Mount. You will slowly walk up gradually ascending around the edge of the Mount. This is a sacred burial site where King Rama I renovated the temple that...More
Walked here after taxi men wanted extortionate rates as did tuk tuks. Think they are white people and decide rob them. We used google maps. Think was 20bat each so not bad. 344 steps up. Nice at the top. Lovely views and a shop for...More
I did not think I would enjoy this place as much as I did. The climb was pretty long, but there were landings that you were able to stop and catch your breath. I was able to keep up with my young children. There are...More
Fantastic traditional temple in Bangkok. I really enjoy to look the Thai life in the past. And also easy to go there. I will come back again for sure.
First visited Wat Saket in February 2016. I returned in My 2017 with my wife, and a broken foot in a moonboot which made climbing the Wat difficult but still doable. I love this Wat and there is so much to see and so many...More
This temple is quite popular. You always see it in different promotional leaflets. For me, I have visited Bangkok more than 30 times and this is the first time I paid a visit there. I can guarantee you this temple offers you a very different...More
The entrance fee to Wat Saket is 20 baht for foreigners and free for Thai citizens. 344 steps to the top, to The Golden Mount. Buddha statues here and there. OK view over the city. Nice and windy actually, so it's bearable to go up...More
Was worth a trip. High up in the mountain. Very good view from the top. Beautiful golden temple with a lot of worshippers.