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Phone Number: +66(0)2 2223930
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A Royal Temple

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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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.

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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.

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Bandung, Indonesia
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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.

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Cologne, Germany
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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"

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Hong Kong Region, China
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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 

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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 

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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.

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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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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This most beautiful wat is overlooked by most tourists but is a glorious haven. Although the renervations are not yet fully completed most of the work is now done. The amazing tiles that cover the outside of the building are a joy. The interior is beautiful and the doors inlaid with mother of pearl are equal in quality to those... More 

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