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Address: 158 Wang Doem Road | Wat Arun, Bang Kok Yai (Take the boat to Pier Tha Tien and then take the ferry to cross the river), Bangkok 10600, Thailand
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This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in...

This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in Bangkok, which features a soaring 70-meter-high spire decorated with tiny pieces of colored glass and Chinese porcelain.

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Under reconstruction

It's not weird to think a temple is under reformation. In Thai culture keeping broken things can mean bad luck. So, the temple was under reconstruction, but could be fully... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited here during midday but it was too hot. Advise that you go very early in the morning to avoid crowds. Beautiful temple but was under construction, so could not get the whole picture of the Budha in full, but still worth visiting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's not weird to think a temple is under reformation. In Thai culture keeping broken things can mean bad luck. So, the temple was under reconstruction, but could be fully appreciate nonetheless. Very nice, me and my wife went by sundown and it was very beautiful indeed, way more peaceful than the other temples. Many more budist monks here, must... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful plave to stay for at least a few hours. Lots of things to see. For like 50 baht you have entrance. If you are lucky and they don't check your ticket you can go back a few days after. With maybe much better weather.

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Thank Dennis K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not only is the temple itself a beauty. The surroundings are a thing as well. Travelling to Wat Arun through boat is an unique experience which you wouldn't want to miss. Once you're in Wat Arun, beware of the steps up, is pretty steep but worth the risk. 👍🏻

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Lilburn, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the architecture is amazing and incredibly beautiful even though it was partially covered with scaffolding. very busy the day we went but worth the visit. the long boat ride through the canal to get there is a must!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visit early in the morning and catch the 3 temple boats to wat rakang andnwat kalayanamirt. In the morning is cooler and much less crowded

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited here in late February. The main Stupa was under renovations, but it was still worth a visit. We took a water taxi to the Temple. Hint: be careful getting in and out of the water taxi. When you arrive you enter through the people selling stuff. they are nice, not hard sellers. The temple itself is eye candy.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The temple of dawn (which has been refurbished since my last visit in 2013) is a must see for travellers and can be well implemented in a river cruise from one of the piers (like Phra Athit in walking distance to Khaosan Road) and visiting other sights close to Chao Praya River. It is like most Buddhist temples free to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't have anything special in this temple, but, it was good to have visited it. Beautiful but not interesting

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The temple itself from outside is has amazing view, but i can o my rate 3stars as i didnt go inside as it was closed because of the poor weather

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