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Small secluded temple located in island next to Bang Pa In palace. Great architect which might fool... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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A good place for a stroll

This is the summer palace located near Ayuthhaya used by the former Thai kings . The palace is not... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Vipin A
Lucknow, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Small secluded temple located in island next to Bang Pa In palace. Great architect which might fool you as a church, really impressed with great visionary.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

This is the summer palace located near Ayuthhaya used by the former Thai kings . The palace is not open to visitors and is under renovation as of now . The king had made some very beautiful memorials in memory of his three kids who...More

Thank Vipin A
Reviewed 10 March 2018

What a fantastic experience. You cross over to the island via what seems like a shaky cable car. A monk is running it so it should be safe, right? Then we get to wander around observing the monks conduct their business. Fascinating. No shortage of...More

1  Thank SenorGancho
Reviewed 4 March 2018

You take a cable car to complex where you will see a facility that has a budda in a typical western religious structure. There are very few tourists at this attraction. We spent less than an hour

2  Thank kz44tz
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Despite its proximity to the nearby palace, very visitors make it over to this wat. The short ride on the cable car to get there is fun. No fee is charged but small donations are encouraged. The grounds of this wat are extensive and peaceful....More

Thank Hansblix
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Wat Niwet is beautiful and riverside. After visiting the Bang Pa In Palace, we took the free cable car to cross the river to the temple. The main hall is very beautiful but small. The inside of the main hall is amazing. The temple is...More

Thank BangkokSachse
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Active Buddhist facility built in the unusual style more resembling a church on the opposite side of the river from most of the attractions. With time limits of most tours, pick your attractions accordingly.

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is a relatively lesser known temple and is beautiful. We enjoyed the cable car crossing run by the Monks. It is fashioned out of wood and gives a beautiful view of the river. Everything about this temple is peaceful and unusual. From the lovely,...More

Thank Nomad373834
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This is an unusual temple in that it was built in the style of a church. Good to view from the river but I wouldn’t necessarily go out of your way to see it as there are many more interesting sights to see.

Thank EJLH
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

This temple is an hour away from Bangkok. The temple is a Buddhist temple built in 1876 in Gothic Revival style designed by an Italian architect. It looks like a church with Buddha images inside. The temple is situated on a small island in the...More

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