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Wat Bowonniwet Vihara

Phra Sumen Road | Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakho, Bangkok, Thailand
+66 2281 2831-3
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peace

really wonderful place to go, lovely ffelling when i was there, all should visit this place and it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
avinashbhai r
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Vadodara, India
Hidden peaceful place next to busy Khaosan Rd.

This is one of the most royal temple with long history especially King Mongkut who was the abbot of... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
kinglear13
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Phra Sumen Road | Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakho, Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

really wonderful place to go, lovely ffelling when i was there, all should visit this place and it should be on your must-visit list.

Thank avinashbhai r
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is one of the most royal temple with long history especially King Mongkut who was the abbot of this temple while he was a monkshood for 27 yrs. it was before he became King Mongkut. King Rama IV, VI,VII, IX and X have lived...More

Thank kinglear13
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Very calming and emotional feelings to see the Buddha statues. Excellent place to visit and spend time.

Thank Rathna P
Reviewed 22 September 2017

More peaceful, beautiful place. Get inside the temple and sit in front of the Bhudha stature, seeing how Thai people sit and meditate in peace and happiness. A precious experience.

Thank s p
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Just gorgeous. The golden Buddha just shone.. A sacred place to light a candle, sum inscence and meditate with the locals. You can feel the sacred magic in the air. Highly recommend 💖

Thank junglesia
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This temple is very close to the tourist area Lao San, Ban Lampu. It is under renovation, but worth the visit as they do bit by bit. Several buildings and they are worth to see them, the Stupak, is nice from inside and outside. Wall...More

Thank Gerard M
Reviewed 1 September 2017

A very near distance of 900 metres from Khao San Road.A must visit for any visitors.Open daily from 8am to 5pm. Solid walking needed and need not to use any public transport like tuk tuk,taxi, song taew or bus to reach.Now I know people like...More

Thank John Bentley R
Reviewed 30 August 2017

It is pretty amazing that it is solid gold wow it is beautiful we were told that it was hidden under concrete for many years we enjoyed our visit

Thank Marieamyb
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A temple you have to visit. I have not seen a temple like this in my life. Beautiful Buddha scalpers

Thank Manoj A
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This wat is a great place to calm down,the main hall is very impressive and at the back of the war is a large stupa plus another temple,take time and enjoy.Dress correctly,this is a sacred area to many people.

Thank Harr0ld
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Banglamphu
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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Ozzy B
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Response from John Bentley R | Reviewed this property |
The entrance statues are temple guardians that prevent demons,devils and other things from entering the temple.The dripping black paint can be symbolically translate into that they could be blood thirsty in protecting the... More
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