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Wat Samphran

Nakhon Chai Si Rd., Sam Phran 73110, Thailand
+66 34 321 888
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Absolute MUST!!!

40km (25miles) west of Bangkok is something unbelieveable! Take the BTS Line to the end - Bang Wa... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2017
Groton Long Point, Connecticut
Beautiful Dragon Temple!

We visited the temple on Sunday. The temple was not crowded. The dragon was impressive. However we... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2017
Sachse, Texas
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Nakhon Chai Si Rd., Sam Phran 73110, Thailand
+66 34 321 888
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

40km (25miles) west of Bangkok is something unbelieveable! Take the BTS Line to the end - Bang Wa! Get off and go right for about a block, and look for a taxi. Tell him where you want to go. A picture will help, or even...More

Thank Sekjr
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

We visited the temple on Sunday. The temple was not crowded. The dragon was impressive. However we can't go to the top because of the electricity problem. We went to the top floor of the building nearby to take pictures. The people were friendly.

1  Thank BangkokSachse
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Hidden in a small place next to bangkok. It costs me 350 to go and back was 400. With taxi:) it took 40 minutes. I was totally alone at the temple. Friendly people, happy kids and awesome sightseeing. If you have plenty of time in...More

Thank Dennis K
Reviewed February 20, 2017

More like a circus grounds or an amusement park than a temple, Wat Samphran features a 17-story pink tower with a gigantic dragon encircling it, with its head protruding from the top of the tower. Visitors actually scale the tower, climbing inside the bowels ("gut")...More

2  Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Although it is a landmark building visible well from the highway, it is quite difficult to find. That is probably the reason why it is not frequented by tourists. Beneath the amazing temple tower structure with the coiled dragon around it - there is an...More

Thank pierremichelshanghai
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

The dragon that coils around the temple is certainly one of the main attraction of the place. You enter via the main entrance which is shaped like a turtles mouth and into a dark cave whereby there is a foot of Buddha for worshipping. On...More

2  Thank IvanS225
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

The Dragon Temple Wat Samphran is a great day trip from Bangkok. It is a functioning Buddhist temple, where the immediately main attraction is a 16 story high pink cylindrical building with a giant Chinese dragon wrapped around - what a sight! You can even...More

3  Thank Markus M
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We saw the pictures of this place on Thai Local website. The architecture of huge dragons got my attention. Today we visiting this place walk around and taking some pictures. Nice and quiet in here.

1  Thank 0_Gyrfalcon_0
Reviewed February 1, 2016

This tour was a private tour organized by a Thai local guide. He picked me up at BTS station and guided to the temple by local bus. The temple was unforgettable. It was like a theme park. Even though it is a big and gorgeous...More

Thank kosukey05
Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We hired a car and driver to get to this Wat. About one hour outside Bangkok. Main structure is a 17-story circular building with a huge dragon "crawling" around it with the head on the roof. There are mutiple structures to see. It is very...More

1  Thank NurseGoesToChina
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taxi would cost about 400 baht from BTS Bang Wa Station....
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