Wat Pho Thai Traditional Massage School

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Wat Pho Thai Traditional Massage School

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JoyBose
Bengaluru, India342 contributions
A little expensive but definitely worth it for the experience
Dec. 2019
This is located inside the Wat Pho area, so foreigners have to buy a ticket to Wat Pho (200 THB) to enter this. It is manned by trainees of the Wat Pho message school, which is where Thai message originated. So you can be sure you are getting a genuine experience of Thai message.

They have various types of message, foot message and body message. The cost varies by the hour and is a little expensive compared to how much it would cost in other Thai message parlours. But considering the genuineness and the historical significance, it is probably worth it.

First one has to present oneself at the reception and pay for the message, the person will tell how much is the wait and will give you a token and will call you when its your turn.

It can get crowded sometimes in Wat pho, so there may be upto a half hour wait. Sometimes the reception people give the option to go to a different building, a short walk away, for the same message, where the crowd is less.
Written 13 April 2020
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JING
Beijing, China36 contributions
The teachers are professional and patient.
Feb. 2020 • Couples
My husband and I took a 5 days course of traditional Thai Massage here and got a certification. It’s really a hard work! We felt tired everyday. I was so tired in the first day that after class I fell asleep immediately. The teachers here are professional and very patient. They are best massage therapists.
Written 10 March 2020
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Ronald70
23 contributions
Amazing Reclining Buddha
Feb. 2020
Definitely a 'must see', Wat Pho and the Temple of the Reclining Buddha is breathtaking, as are the grounds featuring over 100 chedi (contain royal ashes).
Written 10 March 2020
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Sasita S
16 contributions
Same massages as everywhere, but cheaper
Aug. 2019
since it´s close to a temple, the atmosphere is different. Recommended if you are tired of walking every day. dont expect the thai massage to be soft...
Written 7 March 2020
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Janette21L
Shepperton, UK61 contributions
Great place
Jan. 2020
Good to get a massage here but you do need to wait a while plus can be cheaper elsewhere enjoyed the experience
Written 26 January 2020
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Patricia T
27 contributions
Not worth your money
Jan. 2020
REASONS;
1. You have to be covered top to toe because it is located in the temple
2. Too many exits, if you exited from the temple and try to make your way back in for massage, you are directed to another entrance (a hassle if you are not properly clothed)
3. You have to queue for a waiting list, suggest you get your number then visit the reclining buddha, then come back here to check if it's your turn already
4. So many masseur waiting around the counter, so little seats and massage beds, hence the wait
5. EXPENSIVE! 540 baht for a 1 hour body massage where you can get 200-350 baht elsewhere (at a much better ambiance location)
6. Masseur do not wash your feet before the massage and after touching your feet, they will proceed massaging your head! Without washing their hands too!
7. Massage in the open, side by side bed with no curtains whatsoever, can clearly hear every conversations happening in the tiny area (masseurs talking, customers walking in, customers waiting)
8. You are not given any clothes to change into, I wonder why.
9. Begin to doubt if these masseurs are really trainees? They look permanent here.
Written 19 January 2020
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Raquel
San Antonio, TX43 contributions
Beautiful Temple
Jan. 2020 • Friends
This temple and the grounds were simply breathtaking. The Buda is enormous! The massage school on site gets crowded quickly. Arrive early if you plan on getting a massage.
Written 14 January 2020
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Natalie003
Plattsburgh, NY31 contributions
Get a massage while visiting Wat Pho
Dec. 2019
Nice 1 hour Thai massage by experts. More expensive than anywhere else but still dirt cheap when compared to getting a massage at home. I would have gone back for more, but you also have to get a ticket to the temple in order to get the massage. Highly recommend both a massage and Wat Pho
Written 12 January 2020
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Michael M
Bangkok, Thailand15 contributions
Terrible
Jan. 2020 • Couples
Terrible - worst food massage ever and double Price compared with massage outside the temple. Terrible waste of money and the time
Written 10 January 2020
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Peter R
Boston, MA2,215 contributions
If you have the time, get a massage here
Nov. 2019
This is a school for Thai traditional medicine including training for massage. They offer discounted massages to the public for the students in training. Win-win
Written 14 December 2019
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