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Peaceful

Went on the last day of Songkran festival, so got to see the temple in full use. Incredible artwork... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Ben_Barry213
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London, United Kingdom
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Friday

Saw where the monks live. Their sleeping quarters Showers. Where they eat and pray. Construction... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Nlenigma
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Corner Brook, Canada
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“Lesser know temple complex ”
17 Feb 2018
“Beautiful decoration and statues”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite big Buddhist temple complex in between khaosan and Praathit road. No entrance fee for visitors. Main temple has some pretty paintings depicting life of Lord Buddha and plenty of golden statues. Since it’s not as popular as more famous ones in the vicinity (virtually...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Not located in the quietest area but you will quickly forget about the noise when you enter this beautiful temple with a huge statue of Bouddha as per tradition and many other little ones around it. The decorations all around the temple are simply stunning!!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Travelophila88
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

The beautiful temples and buildings that make up this complex attract many visitors and local Thai as well, who come to pray and make offerings. There is a very quiet and traditional neighborhood just to the west as you head towards the river, which is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank mrsirin
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Went on the last day of Songkran festival, so got to see the temple in full use. Incredible artwork and architecture- worth a visit if you're nearby.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ben_Barry213
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Saw where the monks live. Their sleeping quarters Showers. Where they eat and pray. Construction allowed us to wander through areas not usually open. Interesting

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Nlenigma
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Stunning little Wat, saw it whilst having a coffee in Starbucks. Wandered across and were really lucky to witness a large amount of monks celebrating a five year anniversary of something. Unfortunately because of language barrier couldn't get anymore info. I managed some great photos...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank 307cliver
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

It's not the largest or flashiest temple, but it is a beautiful, calm, peaceful respite in the heart of the city. The main temple is very pleasing, and there is a side temple with a large collection of buddhas where people seek their fortunes. Bermuda...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank chuckatbigsky
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We had not initially planned on visiting this temple whilst walking from our hotel to the main hostels in the city centre, however as we ended up walking past the front entrance a monk was stood almost on the street inviting people to come in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank GandalfTheDrunk
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice and quiet peaceful temple. People there are very friendly and helpful. A really nice guy there took me and my wife around and showed us different parts of the temple. Didn't ask for money at all, he just seemed proud of the place...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank G5516CVchrisw
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This temple is accessible to those staying near or in Khao San Road so expect a bunch of tourists most of the time. The temple is clean and peaceful.

Date of experience: March 2016
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