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Bang Kung, Bang Khonthi 75120, Thailand
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Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

No need for donations, but with the experience of being given sheets of gold to stick onto the buddha statues (for good luck), you might would want to. Truly worth the experience.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank DJHeinie
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

Came with with a tour after maeklong railway market. There are a lot of Kung fu statues there and people going in a temple to pray.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

This place is worth a visit. There are some interesting ruins to see at the base as you begin your climb to the summit (short walk). You walk through lush tropical gardens on your way up. There is a Buddha housed in a structure at...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 5, 2019

In the morning I visited the train market. That day it rained so hard it could rattle the bones. This was the second stop. A really unusual and cool place that I was glad to get to see! The highlight is a small temple build...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bomchickawaawaa
Reviewed March 16, 2019

The temple inside of the banyan tree is fascinating. The temple is small, but really pretty with bold and vibrant colors. Nice experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MsKiesha
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Followed Klook tour and this temple was one of the stops in the itinerary. This temple was apparently built during the Thai -Burma war and there was a Buddha inside this trees wrapped synagogue like. The Buddha inside the synagogue is covered with gold leaves...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We had two mini-busses of friends who booked a private tour to see the floating market and the railway market at Maeklong. After our tour to the floating market we had time to spare as we needed to wait for a certain timing to see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matthew N
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This small temple is completely enclosed by a tree and yet still operates. Worth a visit including the surrounding figures of martial artists.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Doug N
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Wat Bang Kung was a strange little stop on our tour of Thailand. We exited our boat and were greeted by an area I didn't quite understand that had some vintage cars and planes, a camel, and some other animals. Across the street is the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jmguerra591
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Wat Bang Kung (Thai: วัดบางกุ้ง), built in Ayutthaya period, played a large role in the history of Thailand. In 1765, Burmese troops attacked Ayutthaya, moved along the Maeklong river, found and then destroyed the Bang Kung Camp associated with the Wat. In 1767, King Taksin...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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November 21, 2017|
Response from Danaiya T | Reviewed this property |
It opens from early morning till 4 or 5 pm.
March 18, 2017|
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Response from psomrang | Reviewed this property |
That's depend on where will you start your trip. 1. From Amphawa Floating Market - There will be a tourist boat that you can join the tour group. The boat will take you to main attraction along the river including this... More