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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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I liked the Thailand culture,people,beaches in Phuket,it's economic development,it is almost comparable to Europian countries. Being strict vegetarian we did not like food there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Still on under renovations yet still you can se the beauty and uniqueness designs on each single details.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I liked the Thailand culture,people,beaches in Phuket,it's economic development,it is almost comparable to Europian countries. Being strict vegetarian we did not like food there. Over all we enjoyed our tour to Thailand

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Was there in March and was a little disappointed to find it was under heavy renovations. Looked like it will be under renovation for quite a while as well but once complete will be beautiful and well worth it. You have to get to the pier to go across by boat. It is literally on the opposite side. You can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

still nice to visit but they are renovating the temple. when we went the top part was covered with scaffolding. =( But you can still go around it and walk along the bottom area to see it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Temple of Dawn(Wat Arun) is the most famous tourist destinations in Bangkok. Arun is the meaning of the Akatsuki. Also become a stage of Yukio Mishima novel "Temple of Dawn", figure Nestled along the river of the Chao Phraya River have also been counted in the landscape representing Bangkok. The Wat Arun is pictured in current 10 baht coins. Generally,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It really not worth your time because you spend 50 baht on the tickets and you can't go inside the temple at all. Only around the temple ground. Wasted 5 minutes of my life coming to this place. It will probably be a nice place to visit if it is not under renovation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really a temple that you should not miss. If you want to avoid the heat go at 4pm...you can see an amazing architecture and if you decide to climb to the top you can see a magnificent view of Bangkok

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chiang mai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is a place to visit !, it involves a short river crossing first, from one bank of the river to the other, the cost is a couple of pennies, the sheer size and history if great. Always a busy place, many many people want to see, what you want to see, so be patient. If you want to go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It was so rare to be allowed to climb such a beautiful building. Located by the river it commands great views of the city and is easy to get to by river bus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The temple is beautiful. Some of the rooms have amazing collections of old Buddha statues. I would suggest to take a private riverboat tour. You can start at the Oriental Hotel Boat dock - go through the Klongs of old Bangkok and then to Wat Arun.

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