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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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under renovation , sadly, to get here better use boat,its abit wavey but cheapest,kinda less crowded,easy to storm around

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The temple is currently under construction and thus covered in scaffolding (you can already see this from across the river) - hardly worth a visit when there are plenty of temples in Bangkok that are perfectly accessible.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

under renovation , sadly, to get here better use boat,its abit wavey but cheapest,kinda less crowded,easy to storm around

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Stuttgart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

It is a colorful, artistically decorated temple with astounding colors and figurines. It is large, you can walk around and enjoy different buildings and the evening atmosphere with the sun setting in a red sky is truly uplifting!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A bit difficult to reach by boat and currently undergoing extensive renovation, this location is less crowded and more tranquil than most in the center of the city. It's a great place to relax and reflect.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

i would say the time we visited was wrong because this place was under renovation and was covered in scaffoldings. Couldn’t enjoy this ancient place well. But I would say I liked the look of that place. The old sculpture and monuments. It also has a small Budha temple besides it. It was still nice to walk around and get... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is one of the temples we had planned to visit as it symbolises Bangkok. We had planned to visit today but we were on the night Crusie last night and discovered it was not lit up but covered in scaffold as it is being restored. It is impresive still the same, However the reps don't tell you that so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is worth a visit even with the scaffolding. The boat ride is super easy to get on and off (I was worried it be hard) and it's the only dock across the river and it takes you right across with at most a 5 minute wait. Unlike many of the other temples, you can get really close to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful again, as are all the temples we've seen in Thailand. But you have to see it, too! It will not disappoint you!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A very tall Wat (there are lights on top of it so planes don't hit it), the're are some photo opportunities here

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We arried after a long taxi drive to find it covered in scaffold. Im sure without scaffold it would be amazing!

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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
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok

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