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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Phra Nakhon
+66 2 226 0335
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Reviewed yesterday

A must visit place in Bangkok is the Wat pho Entrance fee is very normal price. There are many many things to see apart the big gold Budha.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank StratosLFC
Reviewed yesterday

We went to Wat Pho in the afternoon after a morning at the Grand Palace. We much preferred Wat Pho as it was calmer and quieter, there was free drinking water and more to see. The giant reclining Buddha was incredible and more impressive in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Meron74
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Every time we come to Bangkok I have to visit Wat Pho. It's a beautiful Temple with so many things to see and some to interact with. The workmanship on the building's is fantastic and the colours are just something else. The highlight has for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank richard f
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a very humid day when I visited and I forgot that they don't allow sleeveless tops if you are to go inside the temples. Good thing they let you borrow shawls. I suggest you visit the temple very early as the crowd can...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AntoinetteOng
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing. From the manicured gardens to the temples to pagodas. I was surprised how huge is the reclining budha.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DayTrip04725902846
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were wowed the whole way round. Just amazing and so much to look at, you could probably get round in an hour or spend 5 here if you wanted. It’s was busy when we went at 11am which we expected and incredibly hot, the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Vickymikesilver
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wat Pho is a must-visit when in Bangkok. It is the largest and oldest temple in Bangkok. The reclining Buddha is huge - its feet alone are 10 feet long. Around the statue are bowls where visitors can place coins for good luck.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CarlaColumna123
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was the very first Temple that ve‘ve seen in South East Asia - and since that time I felt in love with her...The feeling of another Universe. Absolutely must-see place!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Irenke
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very unique and a great experience a must see. It was confusing though on where and how to exit but it was during Cny so very busy

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lejardineden
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We hired a tour guide (one just for us) and I’m glad we did - it’s mind blowing. The extra money for a guide is worth it - they all help you get the best photos and navigate the crowds - you have to see...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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9 January 2019|
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Response from Nijntje_Amilie | Reviewed this property |
Normally for local, entry is free. Entry fee is for foreigners. But sometimes local also have to pay, so just look for the higher fee as hints for foreigners. Temple entrance fees vary from place to place. In average... More
30 December 2018|
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Response from conniebearzi | Reviewed this property |
Hello I was located very close to the central pier, SATHURN so I took a boat for only 20 bat and the pier closest to What Po is number 8. Puertos y rutas de barco​ del río de Bangkok ​El río puede ser el sitio perfecto... More
31 October 2018|
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Response from madamshalet | Reviewed this property |
We used Grab which is just like Uber.