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Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)

661 Chaoren Krung Road | Talad Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
+66 2 225 9775
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This highly revered temple contains the Golden Image Buddha, which is made of solid gold and weighs approximately 5 ½ tons.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“solid gold” (358 reviews)
“worth a visit” (111 reviews)
661 Chaoren Krung Road | Talad Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Chinatown / Yaowarat
+66 2 225 9775
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good Location near Yaowarat Roads , Beautiful Temple , that you should be love. Thai Temple with beautiful arts and fate accesories that amazing

Thank Emperorsss
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful temple and the idol. Good to see it once atleast. There are entry fees everywhere so please be mindful of that.

Thank wanderer2174
Reviewed 5 days ago

Buddha's relic is house in this temple. If you are a Buddhist, this is a MUST stop to pay respect. A very interesting story how it was discovered.

Thank ACashill
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was there on a rainy Monday morning and this place was still packed with tourists. I read a lot saying to go early to lots of these temples. I don't know how accurate that is because most tours buses all have the same idea,...More

Thank GitaK0099
Reviewed 5 days ago

Near Chinatown so there is shopping nearby. Great small temple which is beautiful inside. A nice walk from there to reclining buddha as well.

Thank neale64
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are many temples in Bangkok, bit this one is a must see. Given the history of the Buddha (it was longtime covered in cement, without anyone knowing that the statue was actually made of gold), its location and the atmosphere, I would recommend this...More

Thank Michaël P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great temple; the Wat Temple is wonderful example of a practicing Buddist temple. The treat off course is to see the Golden Buddha. Just the story of how the monks hid the Buddha in plaster for years to keep away from invaders...More

Thank 2marcopolos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything in the complex is so exquisite- layer upon layer of tiles, stones, masonry, marble, and brick. Read the guide before you start to help put the structures in context. Different architecture mixed in with indochinese and Thai. Be ready for crowds- yet there are...More

Thank i-witness30
Reviewed 1 week ago

Golden Buddha, solid gold 5.5 tonnes, great other Buddha's here also have a good look around. don't forget to remove hats and shoes.

Thank Lionsmaine
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is mobility friendly with a lift that is located at the rear..... loads of steps otherwise and you need to arrive covered up... made a donation for a blessing. awesome place

Thank Angela H
Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is
Bangkok's bustling district that never sleeps. During
the day, the main street and its small alleyways are
filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and
flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and
all-day markets. The real action, however, happens
after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and
tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast
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Brad B
25 February 2017|
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Response from Thingstosell | Reviewed this property |
Men can wear shorts. Women cannot. Women need to have their knees and shoulders covered.
28 January 2017|
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Response from TerjeHoegberg | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no problem but not the Buddha which is placed inside one of the buildings in the complex.
Eric E
23 October 2016|
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Response from Eric_Jacobs | Reviewed this property |
For all the temples, a donation is expected but not required. We usually provided $10 US per person. Keep in mind that the temples and the monks are a major part of Thailand's social safety net. The monks choose to serve... More