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Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple)

69 Nakornpathom Rd | Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand
+66 2 281 2501
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Often referred to as the “marble temple” in guidebooks, this architectural gem features a magnificent Buddha image, which is a copy of the highly revered Phra Buddhajinaraja, and a beautiful beamed ceiling in a dark red and gold.
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69 Nakornpathom Rd | Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand
+66 2 281 2501
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A spaciously well built and well laid Buddha temple and monument...20 BAHT is entry fee...a small bridge connects garden area of meditation...a must see amongst other Buddha temple

Thank prrateek
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy going to buddhist temples and Wat Benchamabophit was very beautiful. It is easy to visit quickly as the grounds are well laid out and minimal crowds when I was there. I managed to take some nice photos and spend some time looking at...More

Thank Troy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Made of italian marble, a very pristine structure. Has buddha statues from all over the world is different styles.

Thank Skajamu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful temple. Do not missing snacking on the spiced mangoes outside the temple. Great place to get pictures clicked. Ideally this place is crowded but manageable.

Thank Avin02
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Marble Buddha Temple, epitomizing traditional Siam architectural style, gold decorations and multi-tiered tapering roofs with elegant chofahs (finials). The construction was started by King Chulalongkorn (fifth king) in the year of 1899 in the same complex of his royal Dusit Palace, framing a Sukhothai...More

Thank RBan26
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the many temple sites in the heart of Bangkok, the Marble Temple has extensive grounds with many pavilions and a small river, but the highlight is the main temple featuring the golden buddah. You do need a ticket to enter the main temple,...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

our tour guide said this temple was always busy of tour buses and she was right. It was pretty enough but the walk across the little canal was nice and gave a nice view. It was also neat to see the courtyard prepared for the...More

Thank travelwithkids2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Beautiful temple with very nice walled in surroundings. Lots of photo opportunities. It’s very peaceful I the main temple and lots of interesting statues to see. It’s a popular place and many tour groups pass through it.

Thank Brent W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this was fantastic lots to see here and everything is kept so clean , there weren't many people around as it was raining but even worth seeing in the rain

Thank debbyian
Reviewed January 9, 2018

This really impressive site needs quite a bit of time to walk around it. Really well looked after and a 2000 Baht fine for littering. All sites visited were clean with no rubbish to be seen. Make sure you do not miss the drum to...More

Thank Menno d
When wandering around the Dusit Palace grounds, you'd
almost forget you're still in a Southeast-Asian city.
The Renaissance-style buildings and leafy gardens
wouldn't be out of place in an European capital, and
the serenity here is in stark contrast with the
chaotic city life outside of its complex walls. Dusit
is one of Bangkok's oldest districts, and while the
rest of Bangkok is modernising at a rapid pace, Dusit
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August 6, 2017|
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Response from Miles P | Reviewed this property |
It would be best if you navigate yourself on the three tours in different days for you to enjoy and appreciate the beauty, more than when you have the tour guide/s as you have a time limit to stay in a certain place. Enjoy... More
Suzette L
August 24, 2016|
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Response from Wanna M | Reviewed this property |
1. YES 2. 9 am to 5 pm 3. nil 4. Taxi
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Response from Jeffrey S | Reviewed this property |
Wat Ben is open daily from 8 AM to 6 PM and the admission fee is only THB 20. You can take BTS to Phaya Thai (exit 3) then take a taxi from there, but in my opinion, the most convenient way to travel there from Sukhumvit is... More