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The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)

344 Chakkraphat Diphong Road | Bang Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
+66 2 621 2280
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This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high hill that offers stunning views at its summit over Rattanakosin Island.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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344 Chakkraphat Diphong Road | Bang Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
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+66 2 621 2280
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

No one really hears about this Golden Mount Temple. If it weren't for a review on trip advisor I would've never heard of it.It's by far the most beautiful, peaceful temple we visited in Bangkok.It's worth the somewhat 355 stairs climb.Every stop along the way...More

Thank Eman D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This temple can be seen from afar. You walk about 300+ stairs to get to the top and then can get awesome views of Bangkok. Also, along the way there are several monuments important to Buddhism.

Thank Rossana2005
Reviewed yesterday

The best way to visit this place is certainly by arriving here by the most economical mode of transport - the Bangkok Canal Boat - to the near-by pier and then walking to it (8-10 minutes walk). This Temple Complex has many temples, and the...More

Thank Anant S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Go in the afternoon and take good pictures of the old Bangkok. Close to Khan San Road where you can have dinner.

Thank kerycruz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very interesting Wat to visit. The climb up the stairs is well worth the effort. We went here by boat from near MBK for about 10 baht each. The day we went was very hot and there was a lot of people but it all...More

Thank Lethal1962
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was there with my family and my brother he has a handycap he made it up and the people were very helpful and friendly

Thank Leonwesleybaldridge
Reviewed 4 days ago

Most tourists to Bangkok do not visit this lovely Wat on the top of a small mount, set in a tropical jungle in the heart of Bangkok. The walk up the Mount is very relaxing, with music playing in the background and a lot of...More

Thank BB58
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always love going here to get away from the hustle and bustle the views are lovely. 20 baht always well spent

Thank rickyboyiswhu1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in July in the afternoon. It takes some time to walk up the stairs, but there are plenty of things to see along the way and it is not that hard of a climb. There is an interior space on the top (they sell...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a visit while in Bangkok. The walk up to the temple and back down is lovely. The shrines are not as impressive as in some other temples but still very nice to see. The big feature is the the architecture and grounds. A...More

Thank PamDGIL
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Callam F
4 June 2017|
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Response from ana_arzaf | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Note: cover your shoulders and your legs and wear something summery (its very hot and humid)
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Vishwaraj B
16 March 2017|
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Maja W
4 March 2017|
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Response from Planetgravy | Reviewed this property |
I belive that it's close at night.
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