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Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)

Address: 661 Chaoren Krung Road | Talad Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 2 225 9775
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This highly revered temple contains the Golden Image Buddha, which is...
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Visited the temple during a walk of Chinatown. Spent about an hour at the site since they have a great exhibit below that provides some great information about the Chinese migration and impact on Bangkok over the last few centuries, so this isn't just a typical temple to do a quick touch & go. The displays along with video provided... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Vet nice temple yes it is really Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) . Marvlous god bhuddha statue was their in. I really like it to visit their. A must visit palce in bangkok thailand.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Now he has moved to his new home,the 5.5 tonne Golden Buddha is the most expensive solid gold object in the world.Take a taxi and get here for 9.00 as it is a small place and avoid the crowds.Make sure to take a photo from the back as well as the front as the Buddha is fantastic.Chinatown is here so... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Be ready to queue and share space with people visiting, praying.. Strongly recommend to go there early morning in order to avoid crowds.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

On the visit to see the golden bhudda you can easily run out of superlative's to describe just how beautiful it is when you consider when it was made.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The Temple of the Golden Buddha features a 'huge' Golden Buddha, just as its name suggests. The architecture and atmosphere are amazing. In addition, the fee to enter is hardly anything. There is also a museum at the Temple of the Golden Buddha. I highly recommend visiting the Temple of the Golden Buddha, which is located near to the main... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This Wat and the Grand Palace are essential places to visit in Bangkok - the guides, both personal and written were very good.

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Joshua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

A Solid Gold Buddha. Tickets and and English guide are provided. Photos are permitted. Shoes must be removed to visit inside the Temple. Dress code not strictly enforced like the grand palace. Sturdy slip on shoes recommended. Well worth a hour or so of your time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

you need to know the history behind this Wat. The ticket counter will hand over a small leaflet in English with some facts about this Wat. Good place to visit if in Bangkok

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Biggest golden Buddha in the world - quite interesting to see. Watch out for a couple of shaky handrails going up the steps - don't rely on them to hold onto!

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