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Built in the early 19th century to house the large 25-foot-tall Phra Sri Sakyamuni Buddha statue, this temple features the huge red frame of a giant swing once used in annual ceremonies to celebrate and thank Shiva.
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Bamrung Mueang Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Phra Nakhon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is the only temple in Bangkok from where the monks of the temple don't exercise the every morning barefoot walk for alms, instead the buddhist laypersons have to come with their alms to the Temple itself.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jirisebesta
Reviewed 13 August 2019

Visited Wat Suthat yesterday and paid the 100 baht entrance fee only to find that a lot of it was covered up by renovation work. This was not clear when we paid the entry or we might not have bothered. The temple is nice but...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank RichardBowen123
Reviewed 12 August 2019

Famous Temple at the local district... there's 2 famous restaurant within walking distance for your lunch or dinner but u have to que for it...

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank fool123456
Reviewed 7 August 2019

Very sacred temple for those seeking a tranquil and peaceful place to pay respects to the enlighten Lord Buddha. Temple is very well maintained, clean and neat. A great temple for people from all walks of life to worship the Enlighten Lord Buddha.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AaronNgiam
Reviewed 2 August 2019 via mobile

This temple is really special place to visit. A very powerful space captivated by such lovely marble square and truly magnificent temple. Don’t be put off by the renovations in away it’s good to see workmen close at hand working on this treasure. In my...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 429Happy
Reviewed 19 July 2019 via mobile

This is a beautiful Buddhist Hindu temple. The swing was used to celebrate Hindu God Shiva on annual Hindu ceremonies.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 7SE3
Reviewed 14 July 2019 via mobile

It was undergoing renovation when I visit Wat Suthat. Tranquil and serene. Not many visitors as I went on a weekday. There aren’t many helpful information around although we did managed to bump into a very helpful monk who inform us to go to another...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CeliaP104
Reviewed 9 July 2019 via mobile

The temple was nice although cannot compete with Wat Pho. But people were quite unpleasant and...my shoes were stolen at the entrance. Some weird people keep watching which shoes they can get once you are not around. And nobody seems to care. Very nice to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank arnaudl770
Reviewed 17 June 2019

This temple of the "Giant Swing" is quieter than the very popular temples, but a heaven to contemplate. Also an enormous gallery of very antique Buddha images.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hpizka
Reviewed 17 May 2019

It was cool under the cover of the roof, which brought welcomed cool breeze. The powerful silence was so refreshing. You can sit and rest a bit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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