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The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)

344 Chakkraphat Diphong Road | Bang Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
02-621-2280
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4.5 of 5 stars 1,203 Reviews
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Fee: No
Owner description: This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high...
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high hill that offers stunning views at its summit over Rattanakosin Island.
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Nice for whom interested in culture and history, good to know about, nice design for a historical place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

The Golden Mountain temple ( wat Sakhet) is a great temple. On the top of a hill you have a great view over Bangkok from it. It's many stairs until you reach the top.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Very scenic and beautiful buildings. Really good and enjoyed the experience. Now catching up on some reviews so should have posted this earlier. Worth a view for sure

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

The Great Mount is wondrous, there are many twists and turns, make sure you take all routes, so not to miss a thing! We had the pleasure of talking with a monk who proceeded to tell us he learn to speak the English language by watching the movies Black Hawk Down and Batman and listening to Linkin Park?! so fascinating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Well, you're either a Temple bum or you're not. As for me? I can't get enough. I can't pass one by. Most times I never even find out the names. I have sooo many pictures that only enjoy. You can only show a normal person so many temples before their eyes glaze over. This one is the Mother Lode! There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

There is a long hike of 30 min to reach the top. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens and the views from the top are spectacular. Stay after sun set to see the lights. You will appreciate the views more.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Worth a visit because of all it's so rounding. It's nice the scenario and getting up the mountain but not the best attraction in Bangkok!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The entry fee was supposedly to be 20B but I got in for free because they said "Today special, free entry". Be careful as it could be slippery to climb. Don't forget to hit the Big Gong! The top contains religious relics and such, but the view from above was two thumbs up!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our visit to the Golden Mount immensely. It was a quiet Monday morning and the place was serene and calm the views were fantastic and the temple itself is stunning. Well worth the trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I visited the Wat Saket last month Nov 2014, it was an amazing trip among all these well made shapes of temples and arts. every corner it worth to take a picture for it . The design, finishing, the shapes all are beautiful. it was little hot that day 23rd of Nov 2014 , so its useful to use an... More 

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