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Address: 158 Wang Doem Road | Wat Arun, Bang Kok Yai (Take the boat to Pier Tha Tien and then take the ferry to cross the river), Bangkok 10600, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 2891 2185
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This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in...

This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in Bangkok, which features a soaring 70-meter-high spire decorated with tiny pieces of colored glass and Chinese porcelain.

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The temple is beautiful but is being restored at this time. The scaffolding detracted from the view. The upside was that it was gratifying to watch the workers repairing the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The temple is beautiful but is being restored at this time. The scaffolding detracted from the view. The upside was that it was gratifying to watch the workers repairing the detail to the temole.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a small but beautiful temple. The architecture and decoration are gorgeous. Wear comfortable shoes since you will have to climb up a few stairs.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Similar to a lot of the other temples, and it's much smaller. Was undergoing some restoration work so we couldn't climb up the tower.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately scaffolding was everywhere so it was a tad disappointing. But it's only 50 bhat to get in. Ladies mist have legs & arms covered as with any temple

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The temple has been hidden in scafoldings for a number of months; should reappear in the next two to five months.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is another old temple near the Chao Phraya River. As of this posting, the part of this site is under renovation but you can still enjoy the view. You can visit this site after your visit to Wat Pho as this is just the opposite of the riverbank, you’ll just have to ride the ferry crossing the river for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

though there were renovations happening, but nevertheless, the temple was amazing and majestic. we wanna see more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're going to Bangkok, you'll regret not visiting Wat Arun. This location holds marvelous buildings and examples of Bangkok only architecture. It's an amazing gem.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This must be seen at night as its a totally different look when the lights are shining on it. This Temple is undergoing a huge renovation and if you visit during the day you'll see the difference.

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Thank Matt A
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The temple is lovely, but so are all the other ones across the river. It isn't worth crossing the river and paying to see due to all the work that's going on. I will however say the gardens are very nice and peaceful and you can see Wat Arun from there so there is no need to pay, although it... More 

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