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Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat)

Address: Maha Chai Road | Bowon Niwet, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
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Ranked #10 of 249 Attractions in Bangkok
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The Loha Prasat is an amazing building with an iron roof made of 37 spires signifying the 37...
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The Loha Prasat is an amazing building with an iron roof made of 37 spires signifying the 37 enlightenment virtues of Buddhism. It is listed on wikitravel - http://wikitravel.org/en/Bangkok/Rattanakosin#b, but ought to be available to Trip Advisor visitors.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Just like most of the other temples in Bangkok, beautiful and historic. My girlfriend and I spent an entire day exploring the various temples of the city. Was certainly not disappointed by any of them.

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bandung
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

different with any other WAT / temple. looks masculine and cool. can see Bangkok from the top. Entry Free, but you can donate

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Bad Windsheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Great building, extraordinary layout and wonderful quiet! An experience, if you are a little overy-wat-ed!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This wat has markedly less traffic and I stumbled across a free meditation class for foreigners. You can even do longer stays to follow the monk schedule and donate cash or goods to offset costs. It's beautiful!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Wat Ratchanaddaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat) is unique in its building material for the temple. There were few temple that used metal as its spirals and roofing material. Now the only one left in the world is this Loha Prasat. Even though the roofing and spirals are under renovation and the whole roof structure is under cover but it did not... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

On the street outside the temple entrance are many vendors set up selling amulets. Fascinating place. Lots of monks shopping for their amulets here. Great photo opportunity.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The collections of beautifully detailed temples and the Golden Budda had me enraptured under there spell, a definite must see!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

I read lot of reviews before i went to Loha Prasat. The one thing no one mentioned and is very important factor for any Buddhist or Hindus is that on top of the temple lies Lord Buddhas Relics and that itself is a great atteaction to go and see the Temple. Apart from this the Temple is built like a... More 

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Dhaka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This one was so carefully taken care of that it looked like that from the fairy tale , early morning crowds are less rowdy so try to go there as early as possible as the heat in the mid day can be troubling,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Vividly awesome. Well fonr and very subdued. Not lots of tourists.good location within walking distance of other places of interest

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