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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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Description: 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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a quick stop over on your water journey, took about 1h to see it all around quite quickly, you can spend more if you want to, soaking up the sun and the views of the city over the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

a quick stop over on your water journey, took about 1h to see it all around quite quickly, you can spend more if you want to, soaking up the sun and the views of the city over the water ways.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

The attention to detail is impeccable. Got some amazing pictures here. The stairs to the top are very steep and a little dangerous,but once you are on top there is a really great view. There are other cool temples surrounding the area that are free as well. Highly recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Even though the temple was being renovated at the time, it was still beautiful to look at, especially at night when it was all lit up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

What do you do when you have 1 day in Bangkok and want to make the most of it, how to come up with an itinerary that makes full use of the time. Not having the luxury of too many days leaves from work, me any friends planned a 5-6 days trip in Thailand, a perfect break! According to our... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We arrived soon after rainfall and had the whole grounds almost to ourselves, took amazing photographs and we go to appreciated the steep staircases and intricate tile work. also the temple grounds were beautiful and well kept, the view of the old city was spectacular.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This monument is currently under restoration and is covered with scaffolding. It was a work zone and I did not enter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is just so wonderful. Access is via Blue (expensive) or Orange (cheaper) ferry. You get dropped at Wat Po. Here you take a cross river ferry for 3 Baht to Wat Arun. All these temples are just beautiful and a must visit. At this time extensive repairs are on so one cannot really enjoy the beauty externally. Must visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

There are three temples in Bangkok (among LITERALLY like a hundred of them) that, in my opinion, every tourist should get to, and they are Wat Saket (Golden Mount), Wat Arun & Wat Pho, and the good thing is that Wat Arun and Wat Pho are in a close proximity to one another (just across the Chao Phraya River from... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Currently getting renovated. You can not see it in all its glory. It is 50baht to enter and you can not take pictures with all the construction happening.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Been to temple of dawn twice, the recent one with friends. However, Temple of dawn is currently undergoing some renovation, therefore visitors were not able to climb to the stair to catch the view of the area.

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