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Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

21,025 Reviews
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158 Thanon Wang Doem, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok 10600 Thailand
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Wongwian YaiBTS Skytrain33 min
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James E wrote a review Feb 2021
Seattle, Washington9 contributions7 helpful votes
I've seen the Wat from across the river for years but waited until the restoration was complete to go for a visit. Very disappointing close up. The rehab work was shoddy and cheap (decorations on the stupa included grouted in tea saucers). It could have been great for the money they spent but was a real letdown.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Gavi wrote a review Feb 2021
Bangkok, Thailand114 contributions10 helpful votes
Architectural icon of historic Bangkok on the Chao Phraya. Very worthy spot for taking nice photos and cultural explorations. One of Thailand's grand historical landmarks. The temple is most commonly accessed via boat stops along the river or can also be accessed car. Like most temples in Thailand and a common courtesy, visitors are strongly encouraged to dress modestly. All in all, the Wat Arun is a true sight to see when exploring the old Bangkok.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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MissL219 wrote a review Jan 2021
Essex, United Kingdom1,463 contributions181 helpful votes
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The temple is about 15 mins walk from Itsaraphap metro station. The entry fee is about 100bht and you must be dressed modestly. I would recommend going early before tour groups arrive and before it gets too hot as it will give you enough time to wander and enjoy the views.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Tommy Boy wrote a review Jan 2021
Bangkok, Thailand134 contributions94 helpful votes
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Very nice place to check out. There are many temples in Bangkok to view, this one by the river has some differences. Cheap to get to and from, can access from the river for a very cheap boat ride. Lots of people taking pictures in traditional Thai clothes, it was nice to see all the history around.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Bill from Tampa wrote a review Dec 2020
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If you have a Thai drivers' license admission is free. The boat to the other side of the river is 4 baht
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Date of experience: December 2020
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