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Address: Atsadang Road, Bangkok, Thailand
Phone Number: +66(0)2 2223930
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Stunning Architecture

Well worth the visit if you love seeing and hearing about the history behind these buildings stunning architecture, could see again and again

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Well worth the visit if you love seeing and hearing about the history behind these buildings stunning architecture, could see again and again

Thank Lynda B
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is a royal Wat built for King Rama V and has less visitors so is nice to visit for its peace and tranquility. The pillars and walls are covered with beautiful coloured glazed tiles and the doors are inlaid with mother of pearl. A beautiful temple with impressive architecture, its worth a visit.

Thank nellielim
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A magnificent example of temple architecture in the heart of Bangkok - designated as one of the royally-sponsored temples.

Thank Sarakit C
Bandung, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The temple is a place of worship of the Buddhist religion. Here you can see the beautiful ornaments of the temple, the building with beautiful architecture, and one of them is gold plated roof.

Thank Jack F
Cologne, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Lovely pitturesque and easy to find good views of this underestimated Temple. Was there at 1pm on thursday, no one except three Thais and one priest where there. In the streets around are a few tasteful n cheep "restaurants"

Thank Martinusrex
Hong Kong Region, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We arrived at around 11am on 26 Mar and have the temple all by ourselves. You can take your time and walk closely to the building itself to admire the beautiful decoration. Free admission. It is located very near to the Grand Palace and Wat Po, around 10min walk. I have not visited the Grand Palace and Wat Po due... More 

Varna, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This temple is well located close to the main attractions of Bangkok (the Grand Palace and Wat Pho). You can think of combining themwith this temple. The prayer hall and the ordination hall are covered in painted ceramics with very interesting, ornate, gilded doors and windows. The interior is European-like. A gilded image of Buddha in meditation pose is in... More 

Thank Nik R
Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The advantage of this temple is you could probably view it by yourself which gives you a chance to really admire the ornate decor plus there's royal mausoleums. Close by Ratchapradit but I couldn't get in there as there was an important ceremony with military brass and everything.

Thank Mik W
Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Wat Ratchabop (free entry) is also referred to as the Royal Cemetery, being the location where the ashes of many Thai Royal family members are kept. This temple was built in 1869 during the reign of King Rama V and is located on the east side of the canal, opposite Sanarom Park. The Wat Ratchabop temple grounds are nice to... More 

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Avon, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This is an easy walk from the Palace. You see some of real life Bangkok nearby. It is quiet and beautiful. So serene. Not as big as the other big name temples, but it is just as beautiful and it is so peaceful. One of the local folks told me about the meaning of the symbols on one of the... More 

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