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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Banglamphu
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+66 2 226 0335
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Reviewed today

Enormous reclining, gold Buddha. Very crowded when we visited in the late morning. Shoes must be removed before entering, though you can bring in water bottles.

Thank polarbell
Reviewed today via mobile

This is a beautiful place to wander around. It's very close by to the Grand Palace so I'd recommend to see both places together. The temples are beautiful and the reclining Buddha is very impressive. You will find people outside telling you that the temple...More

Thank NKhan07
Reviewed today via mobile

Pretty wat complex, which is much more than the main attraction. The huge reclining buddha was vast. Loved the detail on his feet. The complex surrounding the reclining buddha is also very interesting and worth a wander round.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You read all these top reviews, and then it still exceeds expectations! The major site is the Reclining Buddha which took my breath away. Yes, dress conservatively as for any temple. Suggest shoes that are easy to slip on and off. I arrived at 8:30am...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having 2 kids in tow walking around temples isn’t easy in the searing heat but there was enough variety at this temple to keep them interested. Personally I though the sculptures and architecture amazing.

Thank AndreandBex
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On my trip in Thailand I have visited many Wat’s but this one really does stand out with the breathtaking architecture and scale of the place, will highly recommend a vist I believe words can not do it justice

Thank Jade P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the most important and old temple Located near the grand palace Many visitors And need to wear politely to go inside

Thank AZIZ K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited in the morning, but it was already crowded. A bit later was almost impossible to take photo of reclining Budda, but you have to see it. The architecture of buildings here is amazing. Ticket costs 100 b and you get free 350 ml...More

Thank nefertari1313
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a cool place. We had a great time there. It is very beautiful, not expensive at All and you get a free water which is nice. You have to remember to dress proper and respectfull - they wont let you in if you...More

Thank Nanna P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just like another budha temple. if you are fond of visiting temples, you can go, otherwise nothing special

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elaine m
11 June 2018|
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Response from Lexy P | Reviewed this property |
You can see both on the same day. We did. They are right next door to each other. We visited the temple prior to the Palace. Go early, it won’t be as hot or busy. We did not have to wait in line. Just showed up and paid the... More
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15 May 2018|
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Response from scrapally | Reviewed this property |
While the grounds are somewhat wheelchair friendly, the temples themselves are not. All temples are entered by stepping over a threshold and it is poor etiquette to step on the threshold. So even if one could get up to the... More
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I Nengah M
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Response from CarmelS166 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we stayed at Eastin Makkasan hotel close to MBK shopping centre. I have a number for the cab driver we used for our daily tours, he was such a nice person and really helpful, Leo +66 94 259 0075 , you can whatsapp call... More
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