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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 226 0335
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Private Tour: Bangkok Temples Including Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho
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One of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok features the famous Reclining Buddha, which is the largest in Thailand measuring more than 150 feet in length.
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2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 226 0335
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Reviewed yesterday

The temple is first on the list of six temples in Thailand classed as the highest grade of the first-class royal temples.

Thank Apirach R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Reclining Budda is impressive. You need to be prepare to deal with crowds and be patient. There is a dress code to ensure you're prepared our they will deny entry or offer you a covert up robe.

Thank GVielmann
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The spectacular golden reclining Buddha rest in a beautiful hall decorated with detailed murals and exquisite windows and doors. Catch the sunset after a late afternoon visit.

Thank PetroliaTraveller
Reviewed yesterday

The oldest temple in Bangkok, 16th century Wat Pho is an essential stop- particularly if you adore Buddhas. This temple boasts 872 including the 46-meter long reclining Buddha.

Thank MaryGT
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We called in to view this attraction on the way to the Grand Palace and spent that long there we ran out of time to see our main aim that day. It’s well worth the effort. Be prepared for busy crowds as it’s popular!

Thank AndrewTaylorson
Reviewed yesterday

It existed before Bangkok was established as the capital.The chapel and the reclining Buddha were built by Rama III. The image of the reclining Buddha represents the entry of Buddha into Nirvana and the end of all reincarnations. The figure is 15 m high and...More

Thank Anna-GM-2210
Reviewed yesterday

We visited this on a private tour to see the reclining Buddha. Make sure that when visiting the temples you cover your shoulders and knees

Thank carolinecropper
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beside the magnificent reclining Buddha, there were many points of interest here. This row of Buddhas each has a different face. A must-see!

Thank Merle L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s awesome to see a huge Buddha so impressively kept. It is currently being renovated so some parts are covered. It is a must in Bangkok

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Temple was amazing, the crowds overwhelming. Think Walmart on Black Friday. Definitely a mosh pit, sober prepared to have your personal place violated, but hold your ground. The Buddha is absolutely stunning

Thank StaceyS5
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23 November 2017|
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Response from machevillegas | Reviewed this property |
Hi It depends on how much you want to spend. We did this in about 1 hour including pictures, guide explanation. Always try to go early 8:30 am since you have less people and the floor is still cool not heated by the sun... More
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Response from Danielarhn | Reviewed this property |
No you pay to enter but your ticket includes free bottle of water
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6 November 2017|
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Response from ArjunaJak | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I use shorts but below knee, when I visit it