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Wat Bowornniwet

Phra Sumen Rd., Bangkok, Thailand
+66 2 629 5284
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Stunning

Another wonderful temple - the grounds are quite big so you can easily spend at least an hour... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
leuveen
,
Oxford, United Kingdom
A beautiful temple

The temple is quiet and very beautiful. There are several entrances to the temple and the... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Gerardo R
,
Quezon City, Philippines
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17 Sep 2017
“Stunning”
10 May 2017
“A beautiful temple”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Phra Sumen Rd., Bangkok, Thailand
Banglamphu
CONTACT
+66 2 629 5284

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Another wonderful temple - the grounds are quite big so you can easily spend at least an hour wandering around.

Thank leuveen
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

The temple is quiet and very beautiful. There are several entrances to the temple and the atmosphere is peaceful.

Thank Gerardo R
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is a historical royal temple close to Khaosan Road believed to have been built in 1357. The golden chedi enshrines sacred relics and there are two large golden Buddha images at this temple. A nice place to visit if you are in the area.

Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We wandered in off the street as we happened to be passing. We weren't charged an entrance fee and I was loaned a sarong and a pashmina to cover my shoulders as I was in shorts and a t-shirt. It is a beautiful site and...More

Thank Linda K
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

A historic temple in Bangkok, established in the early 1800. Located in the Bang Lamphu, within earshot of Khao San Road,...Wat Bovornniwet (also Bowonniwet, Bavorn Niwet or just “Wat Bovorn”) is a vital centre for Thai Buddhist learning and administration. While not as old as...More

Thank Patrick D
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