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Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)

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Address: 661 Chaoren Krung Road | Talad Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 2 225 9775
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Description: This highly revered temple contains the Golden Image Buddha, which is made...
This highly revered temple contains the Golden Image Buddha, which is made of solid gold and weighs approximately 5 ½ tons.
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Beautiful statue of Lord Buddha...You cann't stop yourself from bowing down at this divine idol. See the monks residences and meet the Buddhist monk to take blessings.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Beautiful statue of Lord Buddha...You cann't stop yourself from bowing down at this divine idol. See the monks residences and meet the Buddhist monk to take blessings.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

After seeing so many other temples and attractions in Bangkok, this wasn't the most impressive of them but still worth a visit. It started pouring rain just as I arrived at the temple so I didnt get the opportunity to admire the temple's exterior or walk up the front stairs. I'd forgotten my shawl that day and it was just... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is a must see with a tour guide. Get the whole story. Pretty amazing that the community would forego so much wealth in this manner. Equally amazing it has not been plundered. It is an introduction to how devout the country is. Additional note: Currency exchange around the corner has good exchange rates. Bring bills that are in good... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The infinite details of intricate work are absolutely gorgeous. The walls, the statues, the monuments, and especially, for me, the traditional Thai murals inside the temples.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

the peaceful atmosphere inside the temple is very soothing..A visit to this temple won't take more than 15 mins so one must visit this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The temple is beautiful and dreamy set the typical idea of Thai temples. white marbles, tiles and gold decorations and carvings. need to get on steep flight of stairs then the main Sanctorum a huge Golden Buddha Statue with a very calming effect. Its in Bangkok So Don't miss

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Another must see in Bangkok. You climb up a steep slope of steps and when you enter the Sanctum Sanctorum the huge golden Buddha in a sitting position is awesome. Besides clicking photos take a little time to sit in front for a bit and just experience the calmness of the place. Don't forget to take the holy water bottles.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

The Golden Buddha's official title Phra Phuttha Maha Suwan Patimakon. I believe it is the world's largest solid gold statue and a must see when on the Temple tour in Bangkok. Location is close to Chinatown so plenty of restaurants to eat in as well.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful place in the Bangkok. The Golden Buddha is made of 5.5 Ton pure gold. All the temple have beautiful carving. do not miss Golden Buddha on your trip.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

This visit was a part of our tour package. Feels so awesome being in the company of Lord Buddha. Even got ourselves a bottle of the holy water.

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