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Wat Suthat

Bamrung Mueang Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 221 4026
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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.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“giant swing” (58 reviews)
“main hall” (12 reviews)
“quiet temple” (8 reviews)
Bamrung Mueang Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 221 4026
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Reviewed 5 days ago

All sides of the building is covered with beautiful Buddha statues. Well worth the trip and highly recommended.

Thank Rathna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good experience. Very clearly. Safe for visit with child. Nice location and local people. We were traveling without any group and making contacts with local people often. It was easy to find that nice place.

1  Thank Navaschekn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wat Suthat is one of the very old and important temples in Bangkok. The wall painting, architecture and buddha styles are unique here. If you like history and temple, this is one of the must-go temples in Bangkok. Another thing that I love about going...More

1  Thank Jey2110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple was undergoing renovations when we visited so certain areas were off limits. However the main temple was very peaceful, very few tourists (perhaps one or two other couples along with us) so walking among the grounds is very relaxing. The temple was empty...More

1  Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A tranquil place to contemplate upon oneself. As you walk through the Temple admiring the numerous lines of Buddha's, you can feel the positive vibes and the tranquillity of mind which overcomes you. You feel good and the Buddha's all aligned reminds you how disciplined...More

Thank Isa2403
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful place with interesting history. It's huge, you can wander around the buildings for hours.

Thank leuveen
Reviewed 11 September 2017

if you are vising Wat Arun and Wat Pho you must this temple too , you will find lot of Lord Buddha statues here and this is one the nice place to visit in Bangkok.

Thank Sen_sanat
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I love this temple so much because there are many interesting things in temple. Not only there are Thai architectures, but there are Chinese dolls as well.

Thank Ice_Pongsakorn
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this nice and amazing temple! We watched so much buddhas and history on this place. It was an impressing and nice trip over here :)

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I liked the peaceful feeling in this temple. There many people praying in the evening but it was not too noisy or tiring. We could sit and enjoy the place. Entrance is more expensive for foreigners but if you go in the evening the counter...More

Thank BananaLu
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