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Royal Cemetery (Wat Ratchabopit)

Thanon Fuang Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
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Very peaceful place to visit

While walking to Wat Pho I happen to come across Wat Ratchabopit Sathit Mahasimaram. Some parts of... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
Aaron J
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Singapore, Singapore
Interesting Royal Tombs of different styles, peaceful and pretty gardens. Beautiful temple next door.

A member of the Royal Family showed us around this intriguing cemetery where different Tomb styles... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Tasman96
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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5 Dec 2017
“Very peaceful place to visit”
7 Jun 2017
“Interesting Royal Tombs of different styles, peaceful and pretty gardens. Beautiful temple next door.”
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

While walking to Wat Pho I happen to come across Wat Ratchabopit Sathit Mahasimaram. Some parts of the place is under renovation but the garden area is really well taken care of. But it's a peaceful place to visit.

Thank Aaron J
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

A member of the Royal Family showed us around this intriguing cemetery where different Tomb styles are chosen by the different branches of the Royal Family for their ashes to be kept. No problems were encountered maybe because we had a local with us but...More

Thank Tasman96
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This place was completely empty when we found it, so very peaceful and no queues! We were walking past and were lured in by the beautiful, lush gardens. Entry was free. The temple and gardens are fairly small, it only takes about 20 minutes to...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Same as payton c's experience. We were on our way to Won Pat from the grand palace and an " over friendly police "told us that the place is closed for a few hours - prayer time for the king who passed away.. he then...More

3  Thank erb12341
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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Wat Ratchabopit "The Royal Cemetery" Buddhist temple located on the Atsadang Road middle area in the Bangkok city, built during the reign King Chulalongkorn, The beautiful golden Chedi is 43 meter high, not far away from "Wat Suthat" just a few minutes walk.

Thank NarisaB
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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Recommended by local for the place is open once a year. The architec gave a personal tour of the place and some history.

Thank AngieAng66
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Reviewed 25 December 2014

This is a real place and does have a beautiful temple and tombs. However, the real reason this place is recommended by often "over helpful locals" is because it is a perfect spot for highly sophisticated con operation. 1. the place is quiet and away...More

7  Thank Payton C
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

This is a beautiful temple which has the advantage of having a perfectly maintained garden containing very interesting mausoleums of the royal family. There are no tourists there and it is very interesting place as are the gardens across the road. If you are interested...More

2  Thank khellon
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

The Thai Royals tombs and a peaceful temple are in this cemetery by Saranrom park (which is a beautiful walk by itself) the tombs of the King's ancestors and the temple make this destination an interesting one and there is no entrance fee. Beware though,...More

3  Thank eolmosc
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Reviewed 21 March 2013

This was recommended by a local. It's 30฿ (1USD) from Pier 9 ( the Grand Temple). No tourists were there when I arrived in late afternoon. The street in front was very peaceful. No hawkers, no tour buses, nothing on both sides. I walked through...More

4  Thank jimobiwan
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