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The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)

5,062 Reviews

The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)

5,062 Reviews
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344 Chakkraphat Diphong Road Bang Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100 Thailand
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Explore Kanchanaburi’s harrowing past on 2-day, joint or private guided tour to Hellfire Pass and the Death Railway. Visit the region’s most important World War II sites: walk among the War Cemetery’s allied graves, then learn their stories at the Thailand-Burma Railway Center and the famous bridge across the River Kwai. Board a riverboat for Hellfire Pass, where POWs died in miserable conditions, then return to Thailand’s vivid, thriving present with an evening traditional dance presentation and a visit to a rural Mon tribal village.
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hunglow wrote a review Aug 2020
Phuket, Thailand1,302 contributions267 helpful votes
well went on thee queens birthday and it was busy. it was a Nice walk up and a nice walk down. Loots of people dude to the holiday. Great views. Due to thee business it was next to impposible to find a quiet corner to pray and relax. I would go again not on a holiday and try again.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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JayRae1 wrote a review Jul 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom1,011 contributions269 helpful votes
There are many steps leading up to the the Temple, but it is not a difficult climb if you take it easy. I am 67 and managed it with no trouble. The climb affords you the opportunity to enjoy the view across the city, and there are features to enjoy on the way up, such as the large gongs which you can strike if you wish.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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bhodgkinson wrote a review Jun 2020
Preston, United Kingdom240 contributions41 helpful votes
I headed to the Golden Mount early to avoid queues and high temperatures in Bangkok. The views are excellent from the top - the climb is quite manageable with a certain level of fitness. The temple is also very beautiful. I would recommend visiting whilst in Bangkok.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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HDHL wrote a review Jun 2020
Tring, United Kingdom43 contributions9 helpful votes
Great views across Bangkok from the top of the 330 steps that lead to the temple. Slightly annoying voice over the tannoy solis the peace of this temple.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Delaney wrote a review May 2020
Singapore, Singapore79 contributions21 helpful votes
I'd call this experience a hike up to the temple perched atop the hill. It was a good exercise as well as good vantage point for some views in Bangkok. Had fun also chiming the bells as I walked along the steps- it is said to bring and increase fortune so hit and chime away!
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Date of experience: April 2020
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