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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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2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Phra Nakhon
+66 2 226 0335
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Reviewed today via mobile

1. Located in center of the city 2. Approachable by taxi or train/fary service 3. You do not need a guide but having one is always a plus

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 932barind
Reviewed today

One of the great temples of Bangkok, you won't be disappointed when you see the awesome statue. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RonPan
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Definitely stop by this on your tour of the grand palace. Very impressive. The details on the building are just as interesting as the statue.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rickredmond
Reviewed today

beautiful to see again rich culture of Thailand and little monastery of Buddha, Clean, Peaceful and lovely place to go

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Samual20
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this place after grand palace coz it’s just 10 minutes walk. Entrance cost 100 baht per person. They offer guided tour, the price varies on the number of tourist. The reclining Buddha is awesome it’s so big. That’s must see. And the rest...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jenbelle
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On everyone’s list of must see in Bangkok and it doesn’t disappoint it is extremely impressive. It does get crowded so the earlier the better to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gcx10
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great temple to visit in a beautiful area lots to see, follow their requests for shoes, clothing, etc. enjoyable visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 214tb
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Recommend to visit this location. Very nice and tranquil and peaceful atmosphere. Lots of people recommend to visit early in the morning

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Soimao
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A big temple complex with lots of walking but very impressive to see. It has a great atmosphere and wasn't too busy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WomblingKiwis
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This is one of the most see temple from tourist and there is a good reason. The golden reclining Buddha is the most giant in Thailandia and fit perfectly in the temple is a wonderful to see. All the temple is very clean and well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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31 October 2018|
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Response from madamshalet | Reviewed this property |
We used Grab which is just like Uber.
28 October 2018|
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Response from bobamys | Reviewed this property |
First off Buddhism is not a religion of Idology, these are simply symbols that allow followers to reflect on the life of Buddha. The temples only requirement is that you remove your shoes and any hats, and women must cover... More
23 October 2018|
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Response from martinmolloy72 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Our guide referred to it as Temple Uniform. Shoulders and knees must be covered. No hats or sunglasses once inside the temples and before entering a temple you must take of your shoes. Women with a top on that is... More