Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat)

Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat), Bangkok

Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat)

Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat)
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The Loha Prasat is an amazing building with an iron roof made of 37 spires signifying the 37 enlightenment virtues of Buddhism.
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726 contributions
Jan 2022 • Solo
WOW! A must. This is my fourth trip to Bangkok and I am trying to do different things. First time here! Stunning. Looks very new. Well looked after. The colours were glowing in the sunlight. Stunning structure. Wear easy shoes to slip on and off. Worth the short climb to the top. There is a coffee shop in the grounds. What I liked was how peaceful this was so you could appreciate the beauty. At the same time, there were lot's of little groups of monks and it was quite cool to observe them having a coffee and going about their duties.
Written January 11, 2022
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Magellanic47
Bangkok, Thailand1,048 contributions
Dec 2020 • Solo
I didn't think that the visit to Loha Prasat would have made such a tremendous impression. A 20Thb entrance donation allowed my guilt free passage through the inner sanctum of these venerable structure.
With 6 levels to explore and take pictures in.. not to mention the grounds of the entire Wat.. made a very impressive outing overall.
Worth a visit if you have the time.
Written December 8, 2020
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amanda5805
Duncan, Canada3,896 contributions
Dec 2019
We walked here from the Golden Mount late one afternoon and was shocked but happy. There was only a hand full of people walking the grounds. This place has beautiful architecture, amazing bright colours with stunning views over Bangkok from the top floor. We did it on our own. It cost 20BAHT a person to enter and was worth every penny. You must dress respectfully, knees and shoulders must be covered.

Loha Prasat means iron monastery or castle. It has five towers, the outer, middle and the center towers. It is 118 ft high and consists of 3 level multi- tiered structure and has 37 golden spires. There were lots of Monk's around who were all very friendly. The grounds are well maintained and very large. We had about an hour there because it closes at 5pm. So we were a bit rushed.
Written May 20, 2020
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raisagd
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia259 contributions
Feb 2020 • Solo
If you’re around the area definitely ascend Loha Prasat for a stunning 360 view of Bangkok - most visit the Golden Mount and have to pay an entrance fee but here it’s just 20 cents by donation.
Written February 20, 2020
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Sam S
Melbourne, Australia158 contributions
Jan 2020 • Couples
Free from the pulsating crowds that gather by Wat Arun and The Grand Palace, yet just as exquisite and well worth your time. Combine it with the nearby and equally underappreciated Golden Mount for a great morning or afternoon in Bangkok!
Written January 23, 2020
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Veritodiaz
Buenos Aires, Argentina193 contributions
Jan 2020 • Couples
I love this amazing bright colorful fun exotic friendly city! Is my 6th time landing here and is a great spot to hub while you’re I hanging through Southeast Asia.. here you have everything and more!
Written January 13, 2020
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Mitesh T
Mumbai, India41 contributions
Dec 2019
The entire complex is full of interesting architecture. You can go here in the mornings as well as in the evenings. The gardens are expansive and are well maintained. The star of the compound will indeed be Loha Prasat. Very unique and very interesting. You'll get to learn a lot about Bangkok's history. Not too many people visit here so you can take your time and enjoy things at your own pace. This is also a good place to take pictures with Thai temples without having too many people in the background.
Written January 9, 2020
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Klára O
Prague, Czech Republic25 contributions
Dec 2019
We went by in the evening and heard a song or prayer so we came closer, there was a monk who gestured for us to get in and we did and listened. The rest of the temple was closed only the vihan, where the ceremony or praying took place was opened, but the whole complex looked really beautiful and it was very interesting and amazing to experience the prayer.
Written January 5, 2020
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Rita A
Lisbon, Portugal904 contributions
Aug 2019
The temple is wonderful. On our visit we crossed only with 4 tourists with was very relaxed. From above you can see a beautiful view of Bangkok.
I highly recommend it, one of my favourites.
Written January 2, 2020
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Atichart Y
Bangkok, Thailand17 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
The place is in the old town, everything is well-organized and clean. One of the most beautiful temple with rooftop view to see the city.
Written November 30, 2019
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