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Wat Mahathat Yuwaratrangsarit: Tours & Tickets

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Built during the reign of King Rama I, this temple complex houses houses Mahachulalongkorn Buddhist University, one of the most important sites of Buddhist learning in Thailand.
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3, Na Phra That Road | Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Reviewed 23 July 2019 via mobile

This temple complex houses the Buddhist university for Male and Female monks. This consists of meditation also.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 10 May 2019

Most people don't even notice this Wat as they walk past from the river piers to get to the Grand Palace and Wat Po which is a shame as it is well worth a look. The monks are very welcoming and it is a bigger...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 May 2019

As a local, I from to time visit this temple but most of the time, some parts were closed to public. During Songkran holiday, every building was open and lucky me, i could find a parking spot on April 13th, a Songkran day. This temple...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Wat Mahathat is one of the 10 royal temples of the highest class. It is a Buddhist temple with also the home of the largest monastic order of Thailand. The temple complex houses the Vipassana Meditation centre and a school and the Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Took a tour and came thru this area, lots of temples and pagodas, Buddas and ceremony. The architecture is stunning, the place is immaculate, and very impressive.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Located nearby grand palace. It's a temple & meditation center. The read building at the entrance is beautiful

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This sprawling temple complex is home to several exquisite buildings (temples, halls, shrines). The countless images of Buddha lining the hallways are both beautiful and peaceful. In addition to the religious structures, the complex is also home to the living quarters of monks which are...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

This temple is one of the Royal temples in Bangkok and inside you can expect the grandness of the temple. This temple also has a meditation center which provides walk-in meditation class every day from 1-3pm. At the meditation center, there is also a meditation...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Went back after 37 years and still have the same peaceful and amazing feeling at the temple. A lot lot more visitors but very well organised and recommend anyone visiting Bangkok to take the time to go and see this temple.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

The site was with good information on how those Buddha became headless. The site is around 1 hour ride from Bangkok city. A must visit for travellers to Bangkok.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from 298manits | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not necessary to make a reservation to visit temple. Normally a temple in Thailand is open to public, you can just walk in starting from dawn till dusk. No entrance fee for local but I am not quite certain for... More
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EstelleSinga
20 May 2019|
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Response from 298manits | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I look into their website, the course for for foreigner is available. Below are info i copy from their website, For foreigners 1. Objectives of the program: – To lead one’s life correctly according to the Buddha... More
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Leena S
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Response from Claire C | Reviewed this property |
As far as i know, they offer daily meditation classes. But consecutive 2-3 days, not really sure. You can contact the staff through phone and email. The info are listed on Wat Mahathat website
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