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Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)

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This highly revered temple contains the Golden Image Buddha, which is made of solid gold and weighs approximately 5 ½ tons.
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661 Chaoren Krung Road | Talad Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Chinatown / Yaowarat
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Reviewed yesterday

Clean and Calm environment as you can expect in any other Budha Temple. Spacious parking. Avoid Shorts, skirts and cheppals

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pari74
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the first temple our tour group visited and it was great! Your were allowed to sit in front of the Golden Buddha and say a prayer, which my husband and I both took advantage of. An awesome experience!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank watwil
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing trip to see this wonderful sight and was very happy that we went. The work that has gone into these places is a must see. We had a great day out and would recommend to to all even if you have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sylvesterw2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its worth a visit when you are on the way to Chinatown in Bkk as it is on the way when you are coming from Hua Lampong (Main train station and final stop [for now] of the MRT underground system).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Viajero_10250
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When You go into this area Guys are taking Yours to put on a Button and We brought Them pretty cool souvenir plus there's people selling you all kinds of stuff which we bought now let's get for the reason we were there which was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andypandaNashville
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Impressive golden Buddha. Can take a cab n visit easily. Nearby Chinatown. Bht 40 entrance. Easy and affordable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WWW-BYR
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely temple and surroundings. The Buddha was amazing. Although it was busy, there was still plenty of room to wander around and take lots of photos. Make sure to respect the dress code. Men can wear long shorts, but must have shoulders covered. Women must...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PandazOnTour
Reviewed 6 days ago

Like most Buddhist temples, there is only a 5-ton Buddha solid gold statue. The location is very close to China Town in the city of Bangkok

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank advokatjakarta
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited the golden buddha in my very first visit to Bangkok. I was fascinated to see the golden statue, its beautiful surroundings and also I appreciated people paying their respects. Notes about this trip: - 40 bath entrance, equal to 1GBP . - Men...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lightspeedita
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this was something like our 4th visit to Bangkok we had bever visited this and made ammends this time. If you are an independant traveller geting here is fairly easy on the metro - the main Bangkok Railway Stn and associated Metro station Hua...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and
all-day markets. The real action, however, happens
after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and
tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast
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Chua T
February 28, 2018|
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Response from 319nishants | Reviewed this property |
You can use exit 1. It walkable distance from there.
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Dimple K
February 1, 2018|
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Response from RBan26 | Reviewed this property |
yes better to wear covered & decent dresses since it is a religious place.
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nancybarcela
November 2, 2017|
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Response from ChienHungC18 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Miss Nancy, you could take the MRT, go to the station “HUA LUM PHONG”, there also the BANGKOK RAILWAYS STATION, in the station have map to golden temple, or you can ask local people you want to go “WAT TRAI MIT”. You... More
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