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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

2 Sanam Chai Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
0-2226-0335
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: One of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok features the famous Reclining Buddha, which is the largest in Thailand measuring more than 150 feet in length.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

a great history landmark. you can change some coins and drop them in the boxes (maybe for good luck) also very close to wat arun

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The reclining Bhudda is a spectacular sight but the rest of the temple complex is well worth a visit. It tends to be less crowded away from the reclining Bhudda hall with lots of interesting artefacts and architecture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Recommended for visitor / tourist to take picture or praying , many pagoda behind the main shrine , should be visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

this is famous and rightly so. the detail and majesty of the statue is breathtaking. the details on the soles of his feet, made with mother of pearl inlay are gorgeous art works on their own, let along admiring the whole spectacle of the buddha! the toes and spirals on them are intricate too and its just wondrous to see.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

If you bear to share it with far too many other people, then you basically get all Thailands temple experiences in one place and with the largest reclining Buddha (though from ground level you can't really appreciate it in a room that leaves little space to negotiate around the hustle & bustle). Take time to wander and enjoy the whole... More

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Perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Great Photo opportunity. A bit too much hassle on the way in and out of the temple. Beware the taxi touts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Simply an amazing sight, you are allowed to take photographs too. I would recommend a visit . I would also recommend a visit to The Grand Palace .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

The reclining Buddha is a must see - only 100 baht, including free drinking water, and a sight that has to be seen to believe. It is incredible - words cannot do it justice - absolutely beautiful and humbling. The rest of the temple is equally spectacular - well worth the money.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

It was a great visit to the temple, & it was also very huge, so plan your time ahead . There was a scam that you have to take note, we went to the stall located near the pier/place where they dropped us from the boat. The stall was nearby to the public toilet. We had some food & the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Great place to visit, religious, cultural, and historical. Easy to reach by river (Tha Thien Pier), and also near another historical landmark.

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