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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 today

Breathtaking temples and gardens. A must see in Bangkok. Not very far from Grand Palace. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Swagat1985
Reviewed yesterday

A unique opportunity to see the largest statue of a lying Buddha in Thailand! This is not just an astonishing temple, here is the oldest Thai healing massage school. The statue is of huge size and is extremely impressive! Make sure, that this temple is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank popart2017
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yes it can get busy but Wat Po is simply a must for anyone interested in Buddhism and the Thai interpretation of it. The reclining Buddha is incredible to see yes, but you can visit the other smaller temples , buildings and courtyards as well.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank theonlyjohnnya1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Take some times to explore in details to see the history of Bangkok too. Try massage there which is the origin of most of massages places in thailand.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank heinthetraveller
Reviewed yesterday

Incredible history, culture, country and peopleWe spent a day with Artty, visiting Bangkok. This was a fantastic experience. He is very knowledgeable about the city, and passionate about his work. He was able to show us his city and explain from the monuments, to daily...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wieslawa S
Reviewed yesterday

Lots of things to explore and look at but also lots of tourists. The part that holds the reclining Buddha is a small part. You are given plastic bags to put your shoes in and the line to get in gets quite long. Your ticket...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank female_abroad
Reviewed yesterday

A must visit attraction along with Grand Palace.. just close to Grand Palace (walkable) and not so crowded.. entry fee 200 Bhats.. Reclining Buddha is epic..

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank delexn2012
Reviewed yesterday

We arrived early so missed the worst of the crowds, the Reclining Buddha is busier on a Wednesday, so keep that in mind when planning. You must remove your shoes, but you are now given plastic bags that you can put your shoes into, stops...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Too hot to go mid day and very crowded. Go early! Beautiful statue but could not get a great photo due to the throngs of people. Made it very suffocating inside.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AnamariaP332
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of people but definitely worth it the visit. It is massive and beautiful. Get a tour guide. They provide great information.

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.