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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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We love temples and learning of the Thailand religion, It is stunning but go early, to avoid the rush or large crowds and when it is cooler.Remember if you use Tuk Tuks bater them... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We love temples and learning of the Thailand religion, It is stunning but go early, to avoid the rush or large crowds and when it is cooler.Remember if you use Tuk Tuks bater them down and get the same fare home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

A big Budha statue made of 5.5 tonnes of pure gold. It is a great place to meditate and is a good visit while in Bangkok. In ground stairs, we can also see the buddhist monk perform their daily activities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Although slightly further out than the main temple attractions in Bangkok, this Wat has to be one of our favourites and is well worth a visit. The sheer enormity of the statue is breath-taking. We spent time looking around the site, visiting the inner sanctuaries and beautiful tributes to loved ones. Leis of jasmine were being freshly prepared, along with... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Golden Buddha is definitely one of the main attraction in Bangkok...you can buy tickets there for 40 bahts. It is really nice and quite place in the heart of Bangkok.

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Kegalle, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

One of the wonderful place in Thailand. This Buddha was made by gold and it is the largest golden Buddha in the world.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

In Bangkok, there are a lot of temples, but I think most of them have their own beauty and value. This one has that too. I like the decorations a lot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

nice temple a must visit this is the main temple of bangkok as told by taxi driver who take us for the sightseeing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This temple is a must while in Bangkok. The Golden Buddha is unlike any other buddha you will see and easily included on any itinerary.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Golden Buddha statue and temple. In the heart of bustling Chinatown. Worth the visit, although many times crowded with tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We were in Bangkok long enough to visit all the major temples at least twice. This one was amazing in its richness; the Buddha itself was so large and knowing it was 5 tons of solid gold was mind blowing. The reverence of the worshipers inspiring and it was a quiet and peaceful and unforgettable experience.

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