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Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)

661 Chaoren Krung Road | Talad Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
+66 2 225 9775
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This highly revered temple contains the Golden Image Buddha, which is made of solid gold and weighs approximately 5 ½ tons.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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661 Chaoren Krung Road | Talad Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Chinatown / Yaowarat
+66 2 225 9775
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Reviewed yesterday

What more is there to say. A 5 ton gold image of Buddha. One of the top attractions in Bangkok and it deserves to so.

Thank dcb1Florida
Reviewed yesterday

Visiting this temple and praying there has a significant value. Even royalty come to pray here. it is holy place for locals.

Thank Raj2021
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The temple itself is very beautiful. The statue of the Golden Buddha is massive, very big if you consider it is made of gold! The best part was seeing the ordinary people's ritual amd prays: very interesting. Just in front of it there is another...More

Thank Giorgia C
Reviewed 3 days ago

small temple , golden buddha statue. Entry is 500baht .. Over commercialized / over-touristy, not just because of the presence of tourists but more because it seems to be set up for the tourists, not the worshippers.. If you truly wanna enjoy the visiting this...More

Thank Puneetk2k5
Reviewed 4 days ago

it is amazing to see this temple. It is a must place to visit if you are in Thailand. Massive rich temple. lot to see

Thank Manoj A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Included on an all day Temple and Palace tour.Quite crowded.Requires a steep climb up many steps.However ask directions to small elevator.You need to off your shoes before entering elevator.Buddha is stunning to look at and provides good photo opp.Outside of temple is attractive.

Thank Geoffrey500
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you ever want to be crushed by a mob of chinese tourists who talk loudly and have no basic etiquettes, this is the place to visit. Usually the place is very hot and humid.

Thank Travpedia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice place to visit. The amount of gold used in this construction is astonishing. We came here as part of a guided tour and it was nice to have someone to explain the story behind the temple. Be careful when visiting...More

Thank Juan A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Place for those person whose looking for peace. Nice place to see if you have interest in historical places. Quite good story behind this temple that we need to know.

Thank jassigill69
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple has a very cool story behind it and is worth seeing on your tour of Bangkok, even if it is a bit out of the way from other attractions.

Thank Tracy R
Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is
Bangkok's bustling district that never sleeps. During
the day, the main street and its small alleyways are
filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and
flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and
all-day markets. The real action, however, happens
after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and
tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast
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August 6, 2017|
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Response from kerycruz | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I think that you can walk to the three temple. If you like to walk. That is what we did. We only book a tour in Chiang Mai to go to the Golden Triangle and was because this was the cheapest way to go there.
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February 24, 2017|
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Response from Thingstosell | Reviewed this property |
Men can wear shorts. Women cannot. Women need to have their knees and shoulders covered.
January 28, 2017|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
yes you can.