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Golden Image Buddha

Bangkok, Thailand (Old City)
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Ranked #84 of 261 attractions in Bangkok
Type: Religious Sites, Monuments/ Statues
Description: Considered one of the most valued treasures in Thailand, this 5 ½-ton Buddha is made of solid gold.
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Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The World's Largest and most Lustrous Golden Buddha Image. Probably one of the luckiest fellows in the world was a 1950's era crane operator from Bangkok, ..

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Pune, India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
25 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This site just has a hugely erect buddha statue and nothing more. Since I had a day and needed to spent time I visited this place. One can skip it, if one does not have time.

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Seattle, Washington
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216 reviews 216 reviews
78 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We visited this Buddha because it was close to our hotel but it is interesting enough that it is worth it even if you aren't nearby. There is a great view of it from the Phra-Nakorn Norn-Len Hotel rooftop restaurant and it is lit at night so that is a good option as well.

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Gwalior, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

its worth a visit for some photos. nothing else.. made of pure gold as told by guide.. nothing else to see around

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Definitely a magnificent structure. Our tuk tuk driver took us on way back from another attraction and I think we actually arrived too late. Pro was there was noone else around. Con was we couldn't climb up and see the view which had been recommended. Make sure you go before we did (I think it maybe closes around 6). We... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

More of a local prayer temple than a tourist attraction. The Buddha was massive and very tall but not very impressive. Ok for a visit if you have lots of time

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Atlanta, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The Standing Golden Buddha in Bangkok is nice. If you are staying in Bangkok for 4+ days, go take a look. If not, there are many other attractions to see during your stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Needs to be visited to really appreciate the beauty and splendor of it all, It is something that I cannot express in words how beautiful it is, go Visit

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Yokosuka, Japan
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99 reviews 99 reviews
40 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

It is another buddha. If you enjoy seeing culture and monuments, then it is worth a few minutes of your time. It is very tall and gold.

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Surrey, England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Nice stop off on our trip viewing lots of different Wats and temples, probably the favourite of the day.

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