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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.
As featured in Three Days in Bangkok!
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Bamrung Mueang Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Banglamphu
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+66 2 221 4026
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting site, it's a medium size temple and you can have a rest or pray for Buddha at the internal of the main temple. Be awar, you will have to have respect for the local rules

Thank Helpme10_12
Reviewed 2 days ago

Another lovely temple you will see on any tour you take in Bangkok that is geared towards temples. I would recommend a private tour which ensures you have the chance to learn about what you are looking at and takes you to each temple at...More

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the things that you need to see with your own eyes and feel it. It's magnificent. Definetely worth a visit.

Thank jlemeseva
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I am one of those people who have done tours of historical grave sites in NOLA, pedophilia and Washington DC, so this was also of interest to me. It is a way to see how other cultures honor their dead. It was beautiful and interesting....More

Thank barbara b
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We came here as part of an organised tour with Tour East and really enjoyed looking round and learning about the temples past. Beautiful temple.

Thank Sarahc011
Reviewed 21 June 2018

To be very honest, it is very difficult to describe this beauty in just a few words. It is a place to be seen and appreciate it.

Thank dsaftu
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This temple is not as crowded as the others, yet it is elegant. The murals on the wall add much to the beauty of the temple. The grounds are also surrounded by Buddha images. There are 2 chapels here, please see both. As required of...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

There are a lot of Buddhist temples in Bangkok. Wat Suthat is not the most interesting one. The architectural style is quite similar to that of other major temples. It is also under renovation. Quite a walk from the pier, so skip if you don't...More

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 11 May 2018

One of Bangkok's iconic temples with the Giant Swing outside. Every temple has something different to make a worthwhile outing. Big place with a multitude of worship areas to hold your attention. A visit around midday for prayer time can be fascinating with the chanting...More

Thank AndrewA4401
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Very beautiful and unusual palace. We have been there with my wife, we both enjoyed it a lot. So many colorful sculptures and meaningful stories behind them.

Thank Nikita K
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