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Wat Pho Thai Traditional Massage School

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Address: 2 Sanamchai Road | Wat Po, Tatian, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Phone Number: (+66) 2 221-2974
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Traditional Thai massage

This is a school in the Wat Arun complex area. DO NOT ask for it hard! Unless you like pain and are prepared for bruising and lumps in your muscles for a week.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a school in the Wat Arun complex area. DO NOT ask for it hard! Unless you like pain and are prepared for bruising and lumps in your muscles for a week.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The masseurs and masseuse are mainly students learning the art of Thai massage. The massage can be painful if they apply pressure too much, so just tell them to go easy on you. If possible, try the herbal massage - a bit more pricey, but the steamed herbs that are dabbed on your body would do you much good. Only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to get a massage in Thailand but are worried about the legitimacy or cleanliness, this is the place for you. Reasonably priced at around $6 per half hour, with options up to an hour. The massage area is a large room with low tables and the bedding is changed after each visitor. If you are wearing a... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a foot reflexology (half an hour) and a traditional Thai massage (half an hour). They will adjust to your liking - I like medium pressure and they were accommodating. Better than the shops along the street and prices were good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long day of walking around, our last stop for the day is the Wat Pho Traditional Massage. What to expect: -Expect to wait. You can not just go in and be served right away. They only have a few masseuse. -A little bit pricey on the services. But its worth every penny. -The place is relaxing. Though it... More 

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Long Beach, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's like a massage sweat shop. I didn't like the laughing and talking between the therapists as it made it hard to relax. Also, it's communal. You will lay on a bed next to two other people... and across the way are another three. So there are multiple rows of 6 people. Save the time and money and do a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top massage, very friendly staff. We were doubting to do it because of the waiting line (30 minutes), but it was really worth it. Our feet felt re-born!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long morning exploring the temples and Grand Palace nearby, we came to Wat Pho for our first Thai massage - and we're not disappointed! We had no wait, were given pants to change into and taken to 2 beds next to one another (massages are given in a communal room). We received a very personalized experience, firm but... More 

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a hot afternoon of walking around the temples and park, this was divine! I didn't have a long wait, maybe 20 minutes. They gave me a bottle of water. Masseuse was very professional and caring. It was worth the short wait and very cheap.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This would have to be one of the best Thai massages I've had throughout my many experiences in Thailand. It was a very professional and relaxing massage. I left feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. The rooms are fresh and clean, linen is replaced after each customer, and fans and air-conditioners keep the room cool and comfortable. Definitely recommends a visit!

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