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The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)

344 Chakkraphat Diphong Road | Bang Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
+66 2 621 2280
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This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high hill that offers stunning views at its summit over Rattanakosin Island.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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344 Chakkraphat Diphong Road | Bang Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
+66 2 621 2280
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Reviewed yesterday

Its a beautiful location to view the Bangkok skyline. From here you will be able to witness the mixture of old and modern Bangkok and how they have amalgamated together. You have to take stairs to to get to the top so it might be...More

Thank nirajshrestha44
Reviewed yesterday

Sometimes the journey is just as good as the end itself. This temple is situated on top of a hill. There are 344 steps which are not steep. Take your time, enjoy the views. Stop off for a coffee and a cake about 1/3rd of...More

Thank Shed6633
Reviewed 3 days ago

this was just way too hot and so tired to get to the top. the view is only ok not worth for all the pain.

Thank angelapochoi
Reviewed 4 days ago

To get to the view on top of temple, you will need to walk up 344 steps, but they are not steep steps. Just take your time. Along the way, there is mist spraying to keep you cool from a hot day. There are things...More

Thank SiYauKai
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place helt like true calmness compared to BKKs busy streets. Full of interesting art. You get up high so you can view the BKK skyline. One of the best spots on my visit.

Thank Simon J
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place was mentioned by Anna Leonowens in her book - The English Governess at the Siamese Court. For the past 60 years I was looking at the place across the street from The Little Home Bakery - a cafe my dad and I had...More

1  Thank voravitr
Reviewed 5 days ago

i love this place , it was great and i have lovely time there , you have to go up a bit but it was not big problem

1  Thank biljanalab
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is beautiful and is nice place to get a different change of speed from everything moving fast around the city.

1  Thank donaldmanchoi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice view, specially nice sunset from high level when you stand in top of wat. Dont try ice cream here, it really terrible!!!

1  Thank Zoe91104
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

first of all, do not go there in the afternoon if do not want get sunburnt. the humidity and heat of bangkok is every unforgivable. plus you need to climb hundred of stairs just to see the view of bangkok houses. you cant see their...More

1  Thank eva theresa s
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Jacqueline A
23 August 2017|
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Response from Frederick T | Reviewed this property |
I suggest that do not go in the morning because of massive jams in that area. I suggest you go in late afternoon around 4pm
Jacqueline A
23 August 2017|
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Response from Rangoon R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jacqueline.... As I knew Wat Saket is open by 06.00 when the monks are awake to do their alms. If you stayin within the area than you could just walk through the gate as early as 07.00 and would be an experience to serve... More
Callam F
4 June 2017|
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Response from ana_arzaf | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Note: cover your shoulders and your legs and wear something summery (its very hot and humid)