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Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple)
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Owner description: Often referred to as the “marble temple” in guidebooks, this architectural gem features a magnificent Buddha image, which is a copy of the highly revered Phra Buddhajinaraja, and a beautiful beamed ceiling in a dark red and gold.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Not worth it”
Reviewed March 1, 2013

We thought it is different from the other temple. The only difference is that it is made of marble. Nothing spectacular! Just walking distance from the Ananta Throne

Visited February 2013
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“A beautiful temple”
Reviewed March 1, 2013

On my opinion one of the most beautiful temples in Bangkok. There's a river in the area where vendors sell baby turtles to release to the river - don't do this, the turtles will die because the water is too dirty for them.. : /

Visited January 2013
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Mulhouse, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Beautiful upkept temple.”
Reviewed February 28, 2013

This is a very quiet temple, away from the hundreds of tourists from other places around old Bangkok. It is very beautiful with nice lawns around white marble temples.

Visited February 2013
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Manila, Philippines
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Be sure to drop by at this temple coz it's not usually included in tourist's itinerary though it was in ours (I think there is an entrance fee for this about 20 THB). It was so nice seeing amazing and detailed architectures as well as there's a different halls and pavilions to visit inside. The place is not crowded with tourists.

When we visited this temple, there is an ongoing religious ceremony, however I noticed that there were also tourists inside. Should try visiting the temples, don't forget the dress codes.

Visited January 2013
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San Francisco, California
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“Not on the usual itinerary”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Be sure to see this temple. Most tourists miss it, and the archetecture is terrific. Requires a taxi ride. Pay attention to the outside mainly, but the interior is also very interesting.

Visited November 2012
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