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Wat Rajapradit Sathitmahasimaram Rajaworavihara

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Address: Saranrom Road | Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
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Royal Wat Under Renovation

Most parts of the wat are off limits due to renovation. However, you can still see the white shrines at the sides which has remarkable details on them. I hope to visit again once... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2016
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Most parts of the wat are off limits due to renovation. However, you can still see the white shrines at the sides which has remarkable details on them. I hope to visit again once it's fully opened.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

We just stumbled onto this temple by chance . This temple closes at 12:30, so pls time your visit accordingly . This is the temple used by the royals and hence there is a statue of the King as well in one of the small temples. Have a look at the art on top of each of these temples ,... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This beautiful small Wat was recommended for us to visit by a kindly old man; apparently it is open only twice a month according to the lunar calendar and entrance is free. We were the only visitors and another kindly Thai man who spoke English gave us a tour of the Wat, which was still undergoing restoration works undertaken by... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

This is a Royal temple of the First order built by King Rama IV in 1864. Located at Saranron Park near the Grand Palace and Wat Pho. There are some beautiful artifacts here and also King Rama IV's ashes at the base of the main Buddha image. Murals at the divination hall depict events from King Rama IV's life. Not... More 

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

We had no idea about this Wat and so neither had we planned to visit it. We got down at the tier from the express boat to visit Wat po and grand Palace but when we were enquiring a Thai person told us that this temple is open only for a day in the whole year as that was some... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

A Royal Temple of the highest grade, Wat Rajabopitsathitmahasimaram is, for some reasons, not on the usual tourist track but as a resident of Bangkok, this is one of my preferred temples and which can be easily visited when in Wat Pho as it is nearby. The mosaic works and colors are exquisite and worth seeing. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

Very old temple, about 150 years old. Now undergoing restoration. I make a wish to the Lord Buddha for my daughter, family for well being. Do visit

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

This temple is beautiful with its design and detail, but not much to see. I just spend 30 minutes exploring this temple. Must come here if you want to see beautiful artwork. Not many tourist here, but we see many local pray here. We met a local man that willing to tell us about history of this temple and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2012

this wat is just across the street from feung nakorn balcony room and cafe , our lodging. We were the only 'tourists' there at 8 am. school children reciting drills in the large courtyard. just beautiful - you will be the only ones there too

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2012

How come you don't love this temple?? It is pretty and show how Thai people we respect Buddha? Culture and traditional temple is in the middle of the town ;) Don't miss it!!

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While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok, it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around Khao San Road. Visit at night to feast on road-side pad thai, cheap beers and if you’re up for it, some dancing fueled by buckets of Thai whiskey.
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