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Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple)

69 Nakornpathom Rd | Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand
+66 2 281 2501
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Often referred to as the “marble temple” in guidebooks, this architectural gem features a magnificent Buddha image, which is a copy of the highly revered Phra Buddhajinaraja, and a beautiful beamed ceiling in a dark red and gold.
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69 Nakornpathom Rd | Dusit, Bangkok 10300, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of many stops throughout Thailand.Stopped bought some ice cream then purchased tickets on the spot and began the tour. We spent about 30 minutes here which just about enough time to admire the building and surroundings and take photos. We had a tour guide...More

Thank Keon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here in the afternoon when it was not too busy. It does not look too big from the outside, but occupies quite a large area of land. The first thing we noticed were the giant Lions guarding the entrance – they really were...More

Thank TheExplorerFamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only Wat in Bangkok that we had not visited. Much different from the norm. Made of Italian marble. Grounds are impeccable. Buildings are well maintained. Entered through a side gate at the back end of the grounds. The grounds are free tho walk around. Nice...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 29 October 2017

An entire temple courtyard paved of Carara Mable, as well as the temple its self. Beautiful white/grey marble temple,a great experience walking arouns on the marble without you shoes, stick to the shaded parts, the marble gets hot in the sunlit areas. This is a...More

Thank patrickwaynes2017
Reviewed 12 October 2017

When I say not just another temple most of the temples are worth the visit but this one also stood out with the beautiful surroundings and views Took some beautiful photo's here

Thank Mariaan B
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Yet another beautiful temple in bangkok The temple is a magnificent example of the Bangkok architectural style. The gallery displays 52 Buddha images in various styles.

Thank Mini P
Reviewed 25 September 2017

One of the most incredible temples I have ever seen in my life. One of the highlights of my trip to Bangkok

Thank catherinemorrison86
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This temple is close to Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, so I'd recommend stopping by if you're in the area.The grounds were clean and well kept.

Thank Jenna B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

A Lord Buddha temple in Bangkok city Wat Benchamabophit or “the marble temple” or Wat Ben. The temple is Wat Benchamabophit Dusitwanaram, which means Monastery of the fifth King near Dusit Palace, fifth King being King Chulalongkorn (Rama V). Beautifully desined temple, surrounded by garden,...More

Thank dhyan400
Reviewed 6 September 2017

One more beautiful temple you can visit in Bangkok. Each time in these areas is a so zen. Don't missit

Thank Denis M
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Dusit
When wandering around the Dusit Palace grounds, you'd
almost forget you're still in a Southeast-Asian city.
The Renaissance-style buildings and leafy gardens
wouldn't be out of place in an European capital, and
the serenity here is in stark contrast with the
chaotic city life outside of its complex walls. Dusit
is one of Bangkok's oldest districts, and while the
rest of Bangkok is modernising at a rapid pace, Dusit
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WunderlustOne
6 August 2017|
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Response from Miles P | Reviewed this property |
It would be best if you navigate yourself on the three tours in different days for you to enjoy and appreciate the beauty, more than when you have the tour guide/s as you have a time limit to stay in a certain place. Enjoy... More
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Suzette L
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Response from Wanna M | Reviewed this property |
1. YES 2. 9 am to 5 pm 3. nil 4. Taxi
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Response from Jeffrey S | Reviewed this property |
Wat Ben is open daily from 8 AM to 6 PM and the admission fee is only THB 20. You can take BTS to Phaya Thai (exit 3) then take a taxi from there, but in my opinion, the most convenient way to travel there from Sukhumvit is... More
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