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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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Well worth a visit, so beautiful! We went with our tour guide Mook from 'Tour with Tong'. We could not have appreciated this beautiful place without her knowledge.

Reviewed January 21, 2014
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2014

Well worth a visit, so beautiful! We went with our tour guide Mook from 'Tour with Tong'. We could not have appreciated this beautiful place without her knowledge.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 20, 2014

If it were in Europe, probably we wouldn't have been allowed to climb it :) A great view, and a lot of adrenaline while going up the stairs :)

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed January 20, 2014

They just take you crossing to the other side, not even take you 3 minutes, and I had to queue about 10min, and the hassle to board into the boat, it's just not worth it. You'd rather just go inside the Wat Arun complex. You won't see so much from the ferry boat..

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed January 20, 2014

this place that I never came before and just perfect to drop in. take a Chao Praya boat and stop at Pier NO 8 only for THB15, than take a boat to cross the river only for THB3. or you can drop at pier No 10 and walking distance to Wat Arun about 1 hour because theres so many attraction... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

Don't miss the absolutely beautiful view from the top of the temple, the climb up those really steep staircase is worth it. The way the porcelain bits reflect sun rays is quite magical.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2014

We stopped for only 15 minutes with a boat tour, I wish we had another 15 minutes (not more) the climb to the top was a great interactive little trek, a little scary, but I felt proud after I made it down.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2014

although lots of visitors, it is amazing!! You must go there!! if possible, go earlier to avoid crowed...

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2014

We visited here in December. It's a beautiful climbing temple. There are lots of decorations encrusting the temple which make it great for photos. The climb was steep to the top but my girls aged 13 & 11 made it up just fine. The top provides a great view of. The river and city.

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Reviewed January 19, 2014

Visited here when going to the grand palace. Took a pass on one of the tourist boats that travel up and down the river all day. There is a spot for war arun, but it stops on the other side of the river so you have to pay 10 baht to get in a boat that will ferry you across... More 

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Long Branch, New Jersey
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Reviewed January 19, 2014

A really beautiful temple you can climb up. From the top great view of river, Grand Palace and the city. We went by river taxi and arrived in the afternoon. Women must have arms and legs covered to knee. If you come unprepared you can rent shawls to drape over you. This was the nicest temple I saw in Bangkok,... More 

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