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This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in Bangkok, which features a soaring 70-meter-high spire decorated with tiny pieces of colored glass and Chinese porcelain.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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34 Wang Doem Road | Wat Arun, Bang Kok Yai, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
+66 2 891 2185
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful monument across the river and a must see structure view it's architecture and design. Beware of boat ride and the fleecing for the trip. Unique experience.

Thank venkatancha
Reviewed yesterday

It's beautiful in the daytime or at night but I think people will get a lot more out of it with knowing the history. There are many kinds of boat stops just outside fo it so be careful you know where to get on yours.

Thank ErinJE
Reviewed yesterday

One of the best photos you can get of the temple is on the river. Take the 4thb ferry across which takes a couple of mins. A very unusual temple.

Thank Nirpal
Reviewed yesterday

Although it doesn't host any Bhudda statue tha you can see, in my opinion is the most beautiful temple complex in Bangkok. Very different from the other temples and you can climb the main temple to get a nice view. It's on the other side...More

Thank kochamkinie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Certainly not as exciting for the teens as a video game, but once they understood the age and amazing architecture they started to get it. We had to rent a sarong as the legs had to be covered, but the dollar for that was not...More

Thank Wayne O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on a river cruise that stopped at this temple (of dawn) and glad we went as it’s very different to the grand Palace and reclining Buddha. It’s tiny pieces of porcelain are stunning and it was much quieter than the other two so...More

Thank muppetfan-essex
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the most beautiful temples in Thailand. I strongly recommend to go. You can go after going to the big palace as is near by. The entrance to the ferry is difficult to spot, is inside a market and in the back...More

1  Thank Lina Q
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very good holy shrine and an important monument of Bangkok. Historical Buddhist temple in a serene location

Thank 33honeypotbear
Reviewed 2 days ago

Only saw this temple from across the river but must say did look impressive, walk about 400 yards from Wat Po or the grand palace and you will see it across the river, you can get a ferry across for 4 Bhat around 10 pence...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Only regret not visiting in the evening which all the tourist brochures show. Would have loved to take few pictures from the riverside. But did climb upto the level allowed.

Thank atm2016
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10 August 2018|
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Response from chedesh | Reviewed this property |
You can see the temple only partially from outside. To be precise only the top parts of Pagodas. It’s worth going inside the campus.
2 August 2018|
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Response from dineshkapadiaphd | Reviewed this property |
Dwarka is a small town where one can reach by road via Rajkot/Jamnagar road .The main temple is Dwarkadhish temple.Whereas, Bet Dwarka is 30 KM away from Dwarka town. One has to reach OKha port by road from Dwarka town and... More
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Response from daiva t | Reviewed this property |
You have to be dressed properly in all Temples.