Religious Sites in Bangkok

Religious Sites in Bangkok, Thailand

Religious Sites in Bangkok

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  • Jim D
    Rogers, AR241 contributions
    Loved visiting the reclining Buddha after seeing pictures for so many years. The temple grounds are fascinating and there is more to see than just the reclining Buddha. Definitely worth seeing when you're in Bangkok!
    Written July 2, 2022
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  • 13milind
    Mumbai, India131 contributions
    The temple structures are amazing. The Buddha serene statues and other sculptures are worth a visit. The place is beautifully landscaped. The destination is easy to reach by cab (bolt /grab)
    Written June 21, 2022
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  • eaglecadd
    Kailua-Kona, HI344 contributions
    Early June is a perfect time to visit Thailand and to see these wonderful sights. It was almost empty because of COVID closures earlier and not many travellers now. Weather is good although Monsoon will soon arrive. The temples and buildings are a must see.
    Written June 15, 2022
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  • worldnomad_01
    Los Angeles, CA1,076 contributions
    The Golden Mount is another interesting temple in Bangkok. You need to climb 320 stairs up to the top, where the actual Golden Mount is 77 meters tall and you have a nice view of the Rattanakosin Island and parts of the city. It is not a straight-up climbing, the stairs seem to go around the monument, and there are tree or four interesting places to stop, catch your breath and pray. All together, a pleasant and interesting experience - worth a visit..
    Written June 29, 2022
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  • Ashraf M
    London, UK265 contributions
    Largest golden Buddha, but the temple is small and if it were crowded (wasn’t when I visited) I suspect it will be a real struggle. Interesting history!
    Written June 15, 2022
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  • Achararax k
    Ko Kret, Thailand12 contributions
    This is in bkk. You have to visit here not have ticket only come to pray see at white buliding inside have the very old thing to look
    Written May 18, 2022
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  • weiyengl
    Subang Jaya, Malaysia64 contributions
    It is very quiet and we have this place taking the picture without rush or other visitors to block your way.
    Written June 16, 2022
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  • Mayrendezvous
    24 contributions
    It was kind of offered by a friend to this shrine for intimate prayers/wishes when we were having Bangkok trip last time ..... Returned after few years ago prayers
    🙏🙏🙏 Namaste
    Written February 12, 2020
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  • CSK
    Singapore, Singapore114 contributions
    I went on 15 May 2022 (Vesak / Bucha Day). Temple have more people went for prayers. A very big temple and have many high steps. Entrance have a counter that ask for 100 bahts for "tourists" (give u an Eng brochure and a drink). The drink cost less than 100 bahts. 1 star down for this point.

    Wat Suthat is very famous for the Medicine Buddha (Phra Kring) amulet!
    Written May 18, 2022
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  • 笑文
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates41 contributions
    A large temple in the heart of newer Bangkok, Wat Pathum, is only 5 minute walk from Bangkok’s major shopping center, Paragon, Siam Square and Central world. The temple pursue the practice of the forest monk. There are many large trees inside the temple. Very relaxing to walk around
    Written February 16, 2022
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  • CSK
    Singapore, Singapore114 contributions
    Nice temple to visit. Went on Vesak (Bucha) Day - 15 May 2022. Not too crowded. Mostly local Thais going.
    Recommended temple.
    Written May 18, 2022
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  • Aethelred
    Cambridge, MA990 contributions
    Wat Ratchanatdaram is a temple less for tourists than for devotees, worshippers or generally those interested in the sacred. It is a working, very well-doing monastery that is more about itself and less about how it looks. It is a bit hidden in the sense of a tree being hidden in the forest, in that it is in the middle of other Rattanakosin attractions but much less spectacular, or loud. I find the Buddha image in the main viharn one of the most stunning and accessible in all Bangkok.

    The Loha Prasat is too incredible to describe on tripadvisor - an iron-spired stupa with the inner structure accessible mostly for meditation, and as many people attest, with an immense spiritual power. This is a building to focus in, to think only good thoughts or none at all, and to respect where you are. On top, a tiny chapel open to all sides with relics of the Buddha, to which one ascends up the most perfect wooden spiral staircase.

    The Milkey Tree Café behind the Loha Prasat is great for respite; beyond that is an exit that leads you to one of the best-priced, comprehensive, and non-touristy amulet and devotionals markets in the city.
    Written April 18, 2022
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  • Kaushik G
    Mumbai, India4,068 contributions
    During my vacation in Bangkok, I was staying in Silom area and I had visited this beautiful temple complex dedicated to Lord Buddha. At the entrance there are vendors selling flowers and incense sticks. One has to climb up marble steps to reach the main temple which has a beautiful golden color Buddha in sitting posture with beautiful decor using chandeliers and the colorful paintings on the walls depicting stories from the life of Lord Buddha are absolutely mesmerizing. Also liked the beautiful architecture of the temple showcasing intricate art work in golden color. Entrance ticket of 40 baht is there for foreign national.
    Written August 21, 2020
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  • Guru Chillaxi
    Bangkok, Thailand369 contributions
    I've never visited Wat Rakang by boat before, this is my first time. It is very convenient comparing to my past trips via car.
    The temple is cleane and well set after major landscape improvement , it was not as crowded as I expected or comparing to Wat Arun, the majority of the visitors were local Bankokians coming to pay a respect to the famous former Abbot who was also held a position as the first supreme patriarch during King Rama the 1st and the other reknown abbot " Somdej Toh" who had a lot of contribution to the kingdom of Siam during King Rama the 4th era.
    There is a belief among Thai's that visiting and paying a respect to Wat Rakang ( Rakang in Thai means "Bell" ) , you will be popular and be heard by other on your good reputations.
    Overall, like I previously mentioned the temple is a lot cleaner and well maintained.The toilet is up to new standard. Tourist can also walk around the nearby restaurant and theater to enjoy an atmosphere during sunset. It's quite cozy.
    Written December 23, 2019
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  • Aethelred
    Cambridge, MA990 contributions
    The City Pilllar Shrine is lovely, but both for tourists and for devotees not from Bangkok, it is - in the best sense of the word - a secondary attraction. So, this is a great, relatively briefly-visited destination for those who have been in Bangkok a few times already and have seen the palace, Wat Pho, and the National Museum, just to talk abut the immediate neighborhood (which is somewhat stern, barren, and unforgiving).

    The spiritual meaning of the pillars, as well as the other sanctuaries, are not easily understood by outsiders (much less than in a Buddhist what for instance), but it is a nice, very active place. The five Guardian Spirits include on the right Chao Chettakhup, in charge of bureaucracy and public administration. He is not often so accessible, and he also keeps the books of peoples' deeds upon which basis they are judged after death. Anyone with an issue with Thai or other bureaucracy may find it worthwile to make a little merit here...
    Written April 18, 2022
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