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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: 08:00 - 18:30
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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

It was a great trip at Wat Pho temple, both me and my girl friend was shocked by the Buddha temple scence. Simply amazing.

Thank Luis S
Reviewed today via mobile

The temple is really nice and the Buddhas are great. Sadly the main attraction, the reclined Buddha is crowed with tourists and it is hard to get good overall view. But the rest of the temple is worth the entrance fee (100 b/person).

Thank Philipp V
Reviewed yesterday

National Palace was a must-see but I enjoyed Wat Pho even more because it was less crowded giving us more of a chance to really explore the grounds. We went late afternoon on a weekday, so perhaps timing contributed to the thinner crowds. The site...More

Thank BronzeWings
Reviewed yesterday

Temple was not as crowded, Buddha was MASSIVE. The location was easy to get to. Yes ;you must remove your shoes, but they provide shoe bags.

Thank kamara124
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited already several time considering we live in BKK, but you will never get tired of it and each time we discover new details The first time you go, I would suggest you to take a guide, you will learn more details

Thank corrapaola
Reviewed yesterday

Amazing place, we had a fantastic tour guide and would suggest everyone to have a guide to tell you the history that you can't find

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Extremely touristy, very very busy, but MUST see when in BKK! Absolutely amazing, very impressive buddha

Thank Maribel1234
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

very good place. must visit. use a guide to explain. rain or shine a must. also for children to see.

Thank deniseharmsworth
Reviewed yesterday

What an amazing place and not only is there the emended Reclining Buddha but also more smaller Buddha's than you can shake a stick at! The entry fee is very reasonable at thb 200 (approx. £5) and there are lots of interesting things to see...More

Thank GillianKIrvine
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Asia is a place of temples. They’re fascinating. The Reclining Buddha is interesting to see. He’s huge! I took a video of the body and a picture of his feet.

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elaine m
10 June 2018|
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Response from Gaurs123 | Reviewed this property |
First of all, have a wonderful trip. Yes u can visit both on the same day. Start early. You can buy the tickets there. We hired the guide we found there. His name was TONY and he was good. He managed the tickets for... More
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PASSPORT0929
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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