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Address: 158 Wang Doem Road | Wat Arun, Bang Kok Yai (Take the boat to Pier Tha Tien and then take the ferry to cross the river), Bangkok 10600, Thailand
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This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in...

This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in Bangkok, which features a soaring 70-meter-high spire decorated with tiny pieces of colored glass and Chinese porcelain.

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Great temple

In every top 5 most beautiful temples in Bangkok you will find this temple and I must say it is well deserved. Very beautiful arhitecture, atmoshpere and placement of this buddist... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In every top 5 most beautiful temples in Bangkok you will find this temple and I must say it is well deserved. Very beautiful arhitecture, atmoshpere and placement of this buddist temple. A must see for every traveler along with the Grand Palace, Wat Pho and Wat Phra Kaew. Very close to Grand Palace and Wat Pho (just across the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I think its worth a visit because its big, different, has lovely gardens and is opposite the Grand Palace, so if you visit the Palace its just one stop on the river ferry. 50 bht to enter the site. BIG NOTE. Covered in scaffolding when we visited in November 2016 and I expect it to be there for some time.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful and Big Temple, situated on river bank. It has an entry fees, so keep local currency when visiting. Maintenance work was still going on, so can't access all the areas.

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Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Looks great from afar, but when you get up close there really isn't much to see or do here. Nothing to go inside. Not much to climb or look at.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best way to visit this temple is by boat. The temple was under construction (needed!) but still worthwhile.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful and calm place to relax. Love the architecture. Well maintained. Check if the maintenance work is still ongoing before visiting.

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Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The temple is under construction at the moment but still warrants a visit. There is a ferry ride across the river located near Wat Pho. This is a great place to buy souvenirs! Great view across the river and of course be respectful as this is a religious site!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of my favorite Thai temples. You can see it from the river and it is striking against the water and skyline. Unfortunately it was under construction and covered in scaffolding, but it was still stunning. I definitely plan to go back. It's smaller than other temple complexes so you don't need to plan too much time for visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

true spritiual experience. no fuss to get in like other temples where they make you queue , temple so serene and calm. a good experience;

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The whole temple complex is quite small, but packed. The central tower is impressive, but being renovated now, so no beautiful sunset pictures for you at this time - still worth a visit if you're interested in culture.

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