We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)

Closed Now: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
Book In Advance
All photos (4,819)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“solid gold”(416 reviews)
“chinatown area”(45 reviews)
“worth a visit”(142 reviews)
This highly revered temple contains the Golden Image Buddha, which is made of solid gold and weighs approximately 5 ½ tons.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
See all hours
As featured in Three Days in Bangkok!
661 Chaoren Krung Road | Talad Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Chinatown / Yaowarat
+66 2 225 9775
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)
from US$27.00
More Info
from US$53.30
More Info
from US$51.06
More Info
from US$43.70
More Info
Reviews (7,555)
Filter reviews
4,361 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews solid gold chinatown area worth a visit tuk tuk entrance fee grand palace exhibition buddhist monk wat shoes worship hua tourists architecture prayer culture
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 4,361 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent, must do for spiritual people.most people just stand and stare at the structures and Buddha too, the energy is pretty amazing. Enjoy

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank reshma m
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The temple is near Chinatown. Entrance fee is located nearby and reasonably priced. Ladies do be informed not to wear revealing attire. Though it’s a bit small, it’s still a beautiful place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SK_NG_78
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was great, not too crowded, an informative video in the media room and a good exhibition showing how these giant sculptures are made, and how this one was “hidden” to save it. The statue is beautiful, very serene, in a lovely temple. Ladies, remember...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Flyinspanner
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are nicer temples and Wats to see. If you have the time sure stop by for a visit and spend a few minutes but

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robert-not-home
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Impressive, beautiful place. Good organisation for tourists. Must see in Bangkok. Please don’t forget about suitable suit- man and women.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank oksydazac
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing place to visit. Great infrastructure reminds about the culture of Thai and Buddhism. Worth of visiting. And it's located next to China town. there is an entrance fee for the temple like 50 baht. Nearest mrt is hua lamphong.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SANKAR287
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is amazing! So much to see! When we were there, there were monks there praying with all and blessing everyone! I felt wonderful afterward. This is a must for ant tourist.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DarD55
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So there’s quite a few temples in Thailand and Bangkok. Like. A lot. However, few of them have two quite interesting museums incorporated. This one does. It will however cost you 120 baht to get in to the temple and another 100 baht to get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank annesofiel662
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited this place in the last week of Dec 2018 with my family and liked it. GOLDEN BUDDHA TEMPLE (WAT TRAIMIT) near the China Town Gate. 1.The Golden Buddha is magnificent though not much of a place to pray. More a touristy place. Place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank shivakala
Reviewed 1 week ago

A sacred place for the Buddhists to perform their rituals. At the same time tourists do witness the golden statue of Buddha which was much later discovered of its real metal. The elegance and calmness creates a soothing environment. It has many small Buddha statues...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank babara821
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 975 nearby hotels
Prime Hotel Central Station Bangkok
1,000 reviews
.12 miles away
New Empire Hotel
25 reviews
.13 miles away
Krung Kasem Sri Krung Hotel
255 reviews
.16 miles away
Chinatown Hotel
222 reviews
.19 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 12,999 nearby restaurants
Tep Bar
107 reviews
.15 miles away
26 reviews
.10 miles away
NaNa Coffee Roasters
19 reviews
.15 miles away
Nahim Cafe & Handcraft
27 reviews
.15 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,547 nearby attractions
Chinatown - Bangkok
7,226 reviews
.07 miles away
Bangkok Hualamphong Station
720 reviews
.24 miles away
State Railway of Thailand (SRT)
60 reviews
.27 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Chua T
28 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from 319nishants | Reviewed this property |
You can use exit 1. It walkable distance from there.
Dimple K
1 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from RBan26 | Reviewed this property |
yes better to wear covered & decent dresses since it is a religious place.
2 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from seanjin689 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Miss Nancy, you could take the MRT, go to the station “HUA LUM PHONG”, there also the BANGKOK RAILWAYS STATION, in the station have map to golden temple, or you can ask local people you want to go “WAT TRAI MIT”. You... More
Google Translation