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Wat Suthat

Bamrung Mueang Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 221 4026
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Built in the early 19th century to house the large 25-foot-tall Phra Sri Sakyamuni Buddha statue, this temple features the huge red frame of a giant swing once used in annual ceremonies to celebrate and thank Shiva.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“main hall” (11 reviews)
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Bamrung Mueang Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Banglamphu
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Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

You have to pay to visit this temple. But apparently if you go after 5pm it is free entrance. There is almost no one visit this temple, really quiet.

Thank ElzevirCafe
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This is an interesting place with lots to see. We hired some random dude to give us a tour. We learned tons about the temple and Buddhism.

Thank MommyTravels_net
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Was so interesting, it may have been better to have a guide as we did not this day to understand everything, but was interesting nonetheless

Thank Mozzey
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Unique and beautiful, if you are in Bangkok, you should see this as part of the Thai culture. Just be aware it is a huge tourist draw, and as such has vendors everywhere around it. Lots of tour groups which can be pretty aggressive, recommend...More

Thank AdventurousRetirees
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

It's hard to describe when you have been to so many wonderful places, but this is just as wonderful and accessible and offers just a little slice of quiet in what is a very busy and active area. What you get in the feeling of...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Loved this place. Was completely spiritual. Place was nicely maintained and one feels at calm when visiting the place.

Thank Gaurav006
Reviewed March 18, 2017

This is a great place to visit when you need a little peace and quiet in all of the noise and chaos of the city.

Thank GayTravelCouple
Reviewed March 16, 2017

This is right up there with the best in Bangkok. Two stunning temples, the first with a huge golden Buddha and numerous statues of monks in front. The second, again with a golden Buddha inside but the outside is surrounded on four sides with a...More

1  Thank Clive R
Reviewed March 14, 2017

There is so much beauty to see here. Spend a couple of hours and marvel, meditate, and even get a great Thai massage nearby.

1  Thank JB10001
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Considering how close it is to a big junction Wat Suthat was lovely and quiet (other than everybody's shoes squeaking on the tiles). There are numerous golden Buddhas around the perimeter, a pair of mirrored elephants on the gables, a number of towers (not sure...More

Thank Sam L
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Banglamphu
While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok,
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the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and
most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to
this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off
their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most
spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to
Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around
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