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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

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One of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok features the famous Reclining Buddha, which is the largest in Thailand measuring more than 150 feet in length.
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2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Phra Nakhon
+66 2 226 0335
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Reviewed yesterday

Ok...many of you know this area already if you visit the temples in old Bangkok. This one is less expensive and you can roam around with no pressure. Sadly the years and abuse have made the Reclining Buddha itself off limits to get super close....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A lovely temple to visit while in Bangkok and certainly worth the visit if going for the first time. Located just next to the King’s Palace with the Emerald Buddha means that you can actually cover both in the same day if planned correctly. The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Xzentrik
Reviewed yesterday

Nice and calm place. dont forget to go around in the back of the temple, very nice. impressiv resting budha

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jonashedstrom
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This has to be one of those “must see” experiences. Even if it’s crowded this is something you must see.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VRO53
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was the biggest Buddha I be ever seen!! You have to visit ,google the history so you ll learn the story behind !its so old and so amazing !! I’m so glad I got to see it!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chi0t
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent visit and photo opportunities Mother of Pearl decoration lovely on feet of the reclining Buddha. One of many great temples we visited ,

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank B2648GUdavidj
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just amazing architecture and symmetry. A really calm haven despite all the hustle and bustle. The entry ticket includes a free bottle of water (pick up from a 1 of 2 stations soon after the entrance). This was a really nice gesture and definitely needed....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gerry_St_Clair
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful buildings and a massive Buddha. Very crowded in the key areas but not the side areas. Worth the 200 baht..

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank advcards
Reviewed 2 days ago

The place is huge and it would easily take half a day to see the entire place in detail. Wish there was a tour to explain the place - I might have missed it - given the scale and history of the place The place...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank draxz1289
Reviewed 2 days ago

Full of history and Buddha, lovely place, we spent 3 hours roaming with lots to see, magical half day.

Date of experience: January 2019
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January 8, 2019|
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Response from DEdwards24 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure it fluctuates during the busy season.
December 29, 2018|
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Response from TusharH36 | Reviewed this property |
It depends upon location and season. During Christmas, they quote higher and don't come down much. From central Bangkok, 200 Baht is ok. Actually they don't go by meter even though its installed.
October 31, 2018|
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Response from madamshalet | Reviewed this property |
We used Grab which is just like Uber.