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Stunning

Another wonderful temple - the grounds are quite big so you can easily spend at least an hour... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2017
leuveen
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Wat Bovornnivet

A historic temple in Bangkok, established in the early 1800. Located in the Bang Lamphu, within... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2015
Patrick D
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Warsaw, Poland
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Sep 17, 2017
“Stunning”
May 10, 2017
“A beautiful temple”
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Another wonderful temple - the grounds are quite big so you can easily spend at least an hour wandering around.

Thank leuveen
Reviewed May 10, 2017

The temple is quiet and very beautiful. There are several entrances to the temple and the atmosphere is peaceful.

Thank Gerardo R
Reviewed September 18, 2016

This is a historical royal temple close to Khaosan Road believed to have been built in 1357. The golden chedi enshrines sacred relics and there are two large golden Buddha images at this temple. A nice place to visit if you are in the area.

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Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We wandered in off the street as we happened to be passing. We weren't charged an entrance fee and I was loaned a sarong and a pashmina to cover my shoulders as I was in shorts and a t-shirt. It is a beautiful site and...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2015

A historic temple in Bangkok, established in the early 1800. Located in the Bang Lamphu, within earshot of Khao San Road,...Wat Bovornniwet (also Bowonniwet, Bavorn Niwet or just “Wat Bovorn”) is a vital centre for Thai Buddhist learning and administration. While not as old as...More

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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
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