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Wat Rakang Kositaram

250 Arun Amarin Road, Kwang Sirirach, Khet Bangkok Noi, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
+66 2 411 2255
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250 Arun Amarin Road, Kwang Sirirach, Khet Bangkok Noi, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
+66 2 411 2255
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Wat Rakang on Songkran Day. The temple was busy. The temple is riverside and beautiful. The interior of main hall was beautiful.

Thank BangkokSachse
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This wat is a working temple. It was on the way to the Temple of Dawn so I had my driver stop in to see it!!! Lots of activity!!!!!! It was fun just to watch everyone. There are several beautiful places to worship Buddha and...More

2  Thank gary c
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Rich in history and one of Thailand famous monk practice Buddhism at this very temple. Most of the worshipers are Thai. Good place to worship Buddhism.

Thank ghtay
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This is also know as the temple of the bells. The monk who set it up was the advisor to King Rama the fourth and teacher to King Rama the Fifth

Thank Kwai Loong L
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Wat Rakang Kositaram located in the Bangkok Noi district in Bangkok city beside the Chaophraya River, it's a favorite one temple on this side, long history about the famous monk "Somdet Tho" who is teacher's King Rama 4 and King Rama 5, there you get...More

1  Thank NarisaB
Reviewed 1 November 2016

this temple was once the place where the famous monk luang por dto stayed. he was the teacher of king rama 4 and king rama 5. it is said that through he great wisdom he could help the kings avoiding thailand to become colonized, where...More

Thank MC Brigitte S
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This beautiful temple is situated along the Chao Phaya river and is walking distance from the Grand Palace. A good cultural and architectural example of Bangkok heritage. Calm and quiet and not too many tourists.

1  Thank BeenaKK
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I took a river tour and stopped at this temple for a bit and was pleasantly surprised. The architecture style is what I have seen in a few other temples in Bangkok, yet still unique. The temple is a series of buildings, sort of like...More

2  Thank ERIC W
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

There is our second time been to wat rakang. Best wishes to get good Luck and happiness all around the year from here! You need to come.

Thank Xiaodi Z
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

This is another Buddhist Temple here in Bangkok. Locals come to ring the bell and ask for blessing. You can give it miss if you don't have time.

Thank SE s
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12 January 2015|
Response from tuffy0706 | Reviewed this property |
Our trip was coursed thru Travel Agency. Our accommodation included transfers. However, you can take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. You can also take the train but I'm not familiar with the stations that much.