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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

Open today: 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Phra Nakhon
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+66 2 226 0335
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Reviewed yesterday

The reclining Buddha (he wasn't sleeping, this was just before his death) is stunning. Huge! The staff will let you walk around a few times, which you will certainly want to do to be able to take it all in. The inlaid mother-of-pearl soles of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Best time to visit early in the morning, so you can avoid the chinese loud groups, nice walk around. Be aware about the clothes rules!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ralfb51
Reviewed yesterday

So beautiful, the detail is stunning, beautiful to see, great for photography. defiantly a must see if in bangko,.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank romingfoodie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really enjoyed this Wat. Went around 10 am, it was not overrun with tourists like the Grand Palace. Reasonably priced at 100 baht. At times there were very few tourists around, so peaceful and quiet.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ylc25
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

1. Located in center of the city 2. Approachable by taxi or train/fary service 3. You do not need a guide but having one is always a plus

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 932barind
Reviewed yesterday

One of the great temples of Bangkok, you won't be disappointed when you see the awesome statue. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RonPan
Reviewed yesterday

Definitely stop by this on your tour of the grand palace. Very impressive. The details on the building are just as interesting as the statue.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rickredmond
Reviewed yesterday

beautiful to see again rich culture of Thailand and little monastery of Buddha, Clean, Peaceful and lovely place to go

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Samual20
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this place after grand palace coz it’s just 10 minutes walk. Entrance cost 100 baht per person. They offer guided tour, the price varies on the number of tourist. The reclining Buddha is awesome it’s so big. That’s must see. And the rest...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jenbelle
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On everyone’s list of must see in Bangkok and it doesn’t disappoint it is extremely impressive. It does get crowded so the earlier the better to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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riniwarti
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Response from madamshalet | Reviewed this property |
We used Grab which is just like Uber.
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davevaldez
29 October 2018|
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Response from bobamys | Reviewed this property |
First off Buddhism is not a religion of Idology, these are simply symbols that allow followers to reflect on the life of Buddha. The temples only requirement is that you remove your shoes and any hats, and women must cover... More
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23 October 2018|
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Response from martinmolloy72 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Our guide referred to it as Temple Uniform. Shoulders and knees must be covered. No hats or sunglasses once inside the temples and before entering a temple you must take of your shoes. Women with a top on that is... More
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