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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 226 0335
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One of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok features the famous Reclining Buddha, which is the largest in Thailand measuring more than 150 feet in length.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 226 0335
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The reclining Buddha. The prettiness and calming nature of the temple despite the tourists chaos. A must see!

Thank Shazamgill
Reviewed yesterday

You are not going to get a better Thai travel experience than this. It is an awesome sight. You don't just see this sight, you experience it. There's probably something wrong with you if you come out of this place without a deeper appreciation for...More

Thank NickGWU
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here after emerald Buddha - costs only a 5th of the price and has a few small temples The actual large recking Buddha is situated at the back in a large temple but took a while to find as it's not well sign posted...More

Thank 496PaulW496
Reviewed yesterday

Great place to know about Thai history & enjoyed the walking around the temple area. took about 2 hours

Thank jasikaur_16
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yes it's big and photos don't capture it. But really your life is not going to change. It's cool and the area is nice. If it is a crowd do something else.

Thank Simon J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful historic places with wonderful atmosphere! Amazing architecture and culture definitely one of best places to visit!

Thank karolina993
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

bangkok really has fascinating temples and Wat Arun is one of them. this time i went in through other side of the river and i like accessing this from riverside, better. but from the front, you got to see other side of the nice architecture...More

Thank Citra a
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very traditional and a beautiful place to visit. It is nice place to visit. People should go once for a visit.

Thank Humza S
Reviewed 3 days ago

On the way to the temple, some scammers will tell it it is closed for the day to trick you into taking one of their tours. Don't fall for it. There is a massage/medical school in the temple. It is quite good and not very...More

Thank WilliamSil
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must visit when in Bangkok. The length and size of this Buddha will amaze everyone who visits. Excellent!!!!!

Thank Tingdene
While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok,
it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn
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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7 August 2017|
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Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
I find these places easier to navigate myself. I think you get to see more by walking and finding places you might not normally see. Might get approaches by street people for tours etc etc. More fun finding you own way... More
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6 August 2017|
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Response from Jen C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but there are stairs to get into the main temple
30 June 2017|
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Response from Henry T | Reviewed this property |
Hi! If you believe it with all your heart without craving, your wish will be answered. Many visitors and devotees have also done so. God bless!