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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great temple to visit, as it didn't have any tourists around, so could spend some time enjoying the grounds crowd free,

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Paul H
Reviewed March 28, 2019

Was around the area and when to the Ruamkatanyu Foundation to make donating for coffins. do drop by the temple and pray for smooth year and great health.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mlg1987
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Wat Hua Lumphong is one of the famous temple in Bangkok. If we want to go there, we can use MRT and stop in Sam Yan station. It's short distance to walk from the station to the temple. The architecture very nice and we also...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Fransindu V
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Bustling Bangkok can overwhelm, and frequently it seems steeped in western culture and consumerism. So this beautiful temple complex offers a true respite -- a serene and peaceful place to escape the chaos. It's not rated high on tourist "must see" sites, which is a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Classic Thai buddhist temple with amazing bright and flickering decorations. What impressed me in this exact temple is that it's placed among glass skyscrapers which makes it a bridge from past to the future. Also it is not overcrowded and you can contemplate this silent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Volodymyr N
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Quite big Buddhist temple complex with good explanation in English. Foreigners are asked to pay 40 THB to enter main complex. This one stays open till late and gives an opportunity to take a closer look at religious customs of locals. This place is also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We were told by friends that in Bangkok you can do a good cause by donating coffins to the needy. We went to Wat Hua Lumphong at night after dinner and it was very crowded. Many people, locals and foreigners were queuing up to donate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful royal temple in the middle of Bangkok. Don’t let its name confuse you, it’s in the Bang Rai district and not close to Hua Lamphong Station!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 500dank
Reviewed October 3, 2018

A very nice temple in the middle of the city, just next to the entrance to MRT station. Looks like always crowded, but this part of the city os very busy all the time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kochamkinie
Reviewed September 27, 2018

A large Watthat has some diverse structures, small temples, simple and ornate buildings. It is in a very busy area with a good street scene outside. Worth a visit if passing.

Date of experience: September 2018
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hitherefriend
March 18, 2019|
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Response from moviegeekjn | Reviewed this property |
Short sleeves are no problem. I can't remember policy on shorts; however, if there is an issue, there is always a place next to the entrance that supplies ample cover free of charge.
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CherilynL10
February 2, 2018|
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Response from FoodieinSEA | Reviewed this property |
To make merit: 24 hours open To visit the temple premises and the temple itself: open from 8am to 5:30pm Enjoy!
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