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We wandered in en route to the Golden Mount - what a stunning find. Fantastic calm atmosphere; recently renovated and pristine in the early sunshine.
Hardly a soul about so really able to appreciate and meditate.
Wat Ratchanatdaram was built in 1846 during the reign of King Rama III in Bangkok, Thailand. The temple is famous for the Loha Prasat which is a 36-meter-tall multi-tiered structure, featuring 37 metal spires, denoting the 37 virtues toward enlightenment in Buddhist belief. There are...More
The temple is yet another beautiful temple but the library -Love prasat- is a great place. Just renovated, fantastic from outside! Nice quiet museum on the basement. Library upstairs is nice. Relics cool and the top floor has a great terrasse. Cannot explain 2hy but...More
Loha Prasat was also called the "Metal Temple" due to its black metal roof. But thanks to a multi year renovation this has given way to a golden roof. Inside is still the same and well worth a visit. They have a number of interesting...More
With a negligible (ultimately voluntary) donation of 20Baht for foreigners to enter, this complex has a lot to offer, with beautiful architecture and a quiet, peaceful atmosphere. If you can bear the heat, climb the spiral staircase at the end of the interior labyrinth to...More
Myself and a friend arrived and departed this wat via the ‘Tuk Tuk Hop’ hop on hop off tuk tuk service. Spectacular buddhist temple (wat) with an ornate roof and great views over the Bangkok cityscape. There is also a cafe - Milkey Tree Coffee...More