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Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)

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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.
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661 Chaoren Krung Road | Talad Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Chinatown / Yaowarat
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely temple and surroundings. The Buddha was amazing. Although it was busy, there was still plenty of room to wander around and take lots of photos. Make sure to respect the dress code. Men can wear long shorts, but must have shoulders covered. Women must...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Like most Buddhist temples, there is only a 5-ton Buddha solid gold statue. The location is very close to China Town in the city of Bangkok

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited the golden buddha in my very first visit to Bangkok. I was fascinated to see the golden statue, its beautiful surroundings and also I appreciated people paying their respects. Notes about this trip: - 40 bath entrance, equal to 1GBP . - Men...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lightspeedita
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although this was something like our 4th visit to Bangkok we had bever visited this and made ammends this time. If you are an independant traveller geting here is fairly easy on the metro - the main Bangkok Railway Stn and associated Metro station Hua...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Me_n_my_rucksack
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My favourite in all of Thailand. Beautiful place with air conditioned gift shop. Incredible for photos

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Adrienne M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Temple and the statue are verry impresive and a must see if you are Herr. The entrance for the statue is just 40 baht(1 Euro) so definetely worth it. The Museum costs 100 baht and is .... definetely not worth it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andreimrt
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely temple with a magnificent golden Buddha at the top. Interesting signs gave some info (unfortunately, many in Thai so i couldnt understand much) and was a cool place to take some pics too. Recommended for a quick stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tammy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

You learn a lot about respecting Buddha (no tattoos, no using Buddha as decoration, wear appropriate dress covering shoulders and knees--no shoes) and then you climb the steps, not too many, to see the beautiful Golden Buddha and enjoy a view of the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 943kbc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ticket to the temple costs 40 bhats and it’s worth it. Buddha made of gold. Beautiful and peaceful. I took a tuk tuk so am not sure if there is a station nearby!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vanitha007
Reviewed 1 week ago

In my view one of the key aspects of a temple or church is that it should give you some peace and quiet to think about the place and what you have experienced. This was the only Thai temple that gave me this. Yes, there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is
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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
...More
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Chua T
February 28, 2018|
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Response from 319nishants | Reviewed this property |
You can use exit 1. It walkable distance from there.
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Dimple K
February 1, 2018|
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Response from RBan26 | Reviewed this property |
yes better to wear covered & decent dresses since it is a religious place.
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nancybarcela
November 2, 2017|
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Response from ChienHungC18 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Miss Nancy, you could take the MRT, go to the station “HUA LUM PHONG”, there also the BANGKOK RAILWAYS STATION, in the station have map to golden temple, or you can ask local people you want to go “WAT TRAI MIT”. You... More
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