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Wat Ratchabophit

Atsadang Road, Bangkok, Thailand
+66 2 222 3930
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Beside the Giant Swing

I stumbled upon this temple as I was looking for the giant Swing which is across the street. Parts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lesterbeach
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Winnipeg, Canada
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The Giant Swing & Temple

The temple is opposite the red giant swing and it's another royal temple. This temple is massive... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Claire C
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Atsadang Road, Bangkok, Thailand
Banglamphu
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"royal cemetery"
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"king rama v"
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"main hall"
in 2 reviews
"ordination hall"
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"beautiful temple"
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"under renovation"
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"chedi"
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"gilded"
in 4 reviews
"mosaics"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this temple as I was looking for the giant Swing which is across the street. Parts are under construction but the ordination hall in the Center is quite beautiful. The Buddha is very ornately decorated and there are many monk sculptures making...More

Thank Lesterbeach
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

The temple is opposite the red giant swing and it's another royal temple. This temple is massive but it is currently under renovation. Except for the main hall, there are also different sites with stories inside the temple.

1  Thank Claire C
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

With massive queues for the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaeo and Wat Pho we decided instead to wander the outskirts of this busy tourist area and stumbled upon Wat Ratchabophit and the Royal Cemetery. What a find! Although under construction it is a beautiful temple...More

1  Thank Heather G
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

They also had a special set up in honor of their beloved king who passed away earlier so the place was nicely decorated.

Thank Justsaygrace
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The main hall is small but beautiful. The photo is not allowed in the main hall. The temple is under the renovation. We took a ferry from the Sathorn pier to the Tha Chang pier. Then we took a Tuk Tuk to the temple. The...More

Thank BangkokSachse
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Just walk across "Pi Kun" bridge from Wat Ratchapradit to Wat Ratchabophit, this historic royal temple was built by the King Rama V in 1869 with unique interior of the Ubosot is guilded Italian architecture which came about after King's visit to Europe. The main...More

1  Thank sarunrath36
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

If you look under the scaffold you can see the elephants that greet you :-) I approached from the canal side and wasn't sure if it was open - it either was or people were being polite! To enter you can walk around a number...More

Thank Sam L
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

this beautiful temple was made of marble important from italy about 150 years ago. the thai name is actually marble temple. a must see in bangkok.

1  Thank MC Brigitte S
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Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Currently during renovation which is pitiful but still, beautiful inside the main building. リノベーション中なのが残念だけど中は綺麗。 There is ashes of Rama 5 King ラマ5世の遺灰もある。 建物の中はヨーロッパの影響あり。 The decoration inside the architecture seem to have influence from western world. Beautiful decoration inside. 蝶番の細工も細かくて綺麗だ。

Thank kyokon483
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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful temple with exquisite porcelain art decoration. If you love mosaic and porcelain art, you are in the right place.

Thank Ltp_BKK
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While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok,
it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn
the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and
most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to
this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off
their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most
spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to
Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around
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