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Wat Suthat

Bamrung Mueang Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 221 4026
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Built in the early 19th century to house the large 25-foot-tall Phra Sri Sakyamuni Buddha statue, this temple features the huge red frame of a giant swing once used in annual ceremonies to celebrate and thank Shiva.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bamrung Mueang Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 221 4026
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I liked the peaceful feeling in this temple. There many people praying in the evening but it was not too noisy or tiring. We could sit and enjoy the place. Entrance is more expensive for foreigners but if you go in the evening the counter...More

Thank BananaLu
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Yet another gorgeous temple visitors to Bangkok should put on your list of must see attractions. Not many people at the time we visited either. Well maintained grounds also

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

What means Temple. This place is much less crowded than the other Wats and you can visit this at your pace without being pushed around

Thank Travpedia
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We enjoyed this place the most...inexpensive to visit...great photos...water stops....respect Budha signs and do not climb on Buddhas! So many interesting tourists!

1  Thank Basia V
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Wat suthat is less crowded than other temples in bangkok. The main hall has a big buddha surrounded by old paintings. Good place to rest and feel the calm atmosphere of a temple.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 9 August 2017

One of 3 temples visited. Still very informative with our guide Sam. Have not seen so many Buddhas in one place before. They were beautiful.

Thank rsandy43
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This temple is very cheap entrance. When I was there have some Thai people are chanting in and outside.

Thank Marina Yoga A
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Very crowded this month (July) but we have experienced that in every attraction. Organization is good.

Thank rosebuds007
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

After going to ayutthaya, grand palace, wat pho. This place is similar but is also under renovation. Many Buddha statues you could probably akip this if you've visited the other temples.

Thank wootaekwon
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The temple is under repair, but you can still see it. The Giant Swing is right next to it. The many many buddhas were interesting. A service was being held and we were invited to participatw which was so nice.

Thank Rossana2005
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