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The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)

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Address: 344 Chakkraphat Diphong Road | Bang Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Phone Number: 02-621-2280
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Description: This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high hill...
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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Wonderful views, including spirituality

My young friend, novice monk Pichas brought me to this temple. Together we climbed up the stair to the top, the young monk let every bell ring the way up. You should do this, it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

My young friend, novice monk Pichas brought me to this temple. Together we climbed up the stair to the top, the young monk let every bell ring the way up. You should do this, it gives you a good inspiration and ones you arrive the top you are spiritually touched and can even more the beautiful view over Chinatown and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Did not visit this until recently, having seen it many times, not a great deal to see, but photos taken from here are superb, worth going.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We visited Wat Saket in March 2015. We travels there by boat down the Khlong Saen Saeb waterway. We caught the canal boat from the Pratunam Pier (located beneath the bridge on Ratchadamari Road, near the Pratunam Market) to the Phanfa Leelard stop (which is the last stop on canal heading towards the Chao Phraya river). It costs around 25... More 

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

I loved this wat. we stopped on our way back from the floating market in Damoen Saduk (spelling). What a beautiful what, great murals and well kept grounds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Nice place. I suggest to go there early morning so you will be alone. It's like being in another place outside Bangkok, all the noise, traffic, all disappears. There is a temple next to the golden mount, you can see it from there top, is a perfect spot where to take the perfect picture of the mount.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed going up here. There was a small fee but worth it. It was really nice to just sit up the top and take in the views. There is no dress code.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

great place to relax and enjoy the surrounding. In the centre of all yet quiet and easy to explore other areas nearby

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I'm not much of a Buddhist Temple goer, but most of the structures are impressive and almost all have something unique. This one was a little dirtier than some of the others I have been to and at the time I was there, they had a celebration that was very noisy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Loved the view. Loved the walk up. Loved the stupa on top. If you make a nice walk around Bangkok, don't miss this one. It's a long walk upstairs so please take some water with you. The fee is resonable for what you get.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

a must see in Bangkok the temple is a great place to see buddist monks practising their chants and ceremonies daily addmission very reasonable. It can be reached using the BTS as a station is nearby and most Tuk Tuk drivers will take you there and wait for a small fee.

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