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Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)

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Address: 661 Chaoren Krung Road | Talad Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
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This highly revered temple contains the Golden Image Buddha, which is made...

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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golden Buddha

6 ton gold Buddha, with very interesting history, very easy to get to ,by MRT to Hua Lumpong train station or Taxi free to enter the temple, after this you can tour Yoa... read more

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

6 ton gold Buddha, with very interesting history, very easy to get to ,by MRT to Hua Lumpong train station or Taxi free to enter the temple, after this you can tour Yoa warat(china town)

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Alappuzha, India
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A visit for few minutes gives you some ideas about the history of the country. Beautiful historical buildings are very nice and great

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LosAngeles
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Even though it is not as impressive as the Temple Of Reclining Buddha it is still worth a visit. It is a smaller place than the Grand Palace or Wat Pho, it is only one temple, you can go and see it in max 30 minutes.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5.5 ton of solid gold, its beautiful the temple is magnificent I didn't mind taking my shoes off to see this. If your in Bangkok this is a must see temple

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
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the temple is very beautiful and the sculptures will capture your attention,it is a very ornate building

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Delhi
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Overpriced - Good to visit, but overpriced, you are not allowed to go near any palace buildings. Reclining buddha is much better.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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If you are thinking about a small golden Buddha...than you are in the wrong place. A small fee (40BHT) to climb the 4 storey temple and find a 25 million pound golden Buddha sat between fire,water,air and earth!!! A must see in Bangkok to than get lost in the nearby Chinatown!

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Was alittle disappointed with this one. Not in a nice part of town. I was being completely respectful but of you make a sudden wrong move they will pounce on you. I love Buddha and all it stands for but next time nahhhhh i would rather give a tip to a really nice taxi driver!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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I visited this templed as part of a tour group with my partner and their family and friends. This was a very lovely experience. There is many tourists here but its not overly crowded. The temple is large and beautiful and although there is a lot of people there is a sense of calmness with this experience. The vendors on... More 

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This temple is at the edge of Chinatown. The boeddha is beautiful and serene. Near this temple is a Chinese temple that is also very nice

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Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is Bangkok's bustling district that never sleeps. During the day, the main street and its small alleyways are filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and 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 on some of the best street food in town. Escape the chaos by venturing a little further from the main road and discover hidden shrines, friendly locals and daily life in its purest form.
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