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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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+66 2 225 9775
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was directly behind our hotel. With a quick walk around the corner we dropped in for a visit. 40b charge per person which is reasonable to maintain the venue. Shoes must be taken off and left outside in a rack. Ladies cover up as...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is in an unusual spot best to taxi to it, Entry is not expensive but the extra to go through the museum was a waste of time No clothing restrictions but be modest and you do need to remove your foot ware when going...More

Thank ktwo73
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a nice temple but there is not too much to see. Its nice to go there if you have time but not something you shouldn't miss

Thank Lina Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a small temple but very beautiful with marble and gold colour exterior and interior. It houses the 5.5 tonnes solid gold Buddha which is very beautiful. It's worth a visit as we don't get to see that much of gold everyday. Only spent few...More

Thank yunivalentia
Reviewed 1 week ago

It isn't until your guide tells the story of the golden buddha that you can't comprehend that it wasn't that long ago that they found out by accident that the buddha was solid gold it's'a wonder to behold

Thank 123colin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit to this temple to see the Golden Buddha. Our guide from "Withlocals.com" was able to point out various interesting facts about the temple. Be sure to ring the bells to bring you good health.

Thank Sue2468
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is nice temple in Bangkok. There is entry fees to go in the temple. A visitor should visit the temple.

Thank Aamir S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple of the golden Buddha is a must see. Unfortunately when we visited it was so crowded, people queuing just to take photos, you therefore could not get the true atmosphere,, and see the interior of the building because of the pushing, and many...More

Thank MICKFBERKS
Reviewed 1 week ago

The three-metre in height Golden Buddha in the Temple of Wat Traimit weighs 5.5 tons. For transport, it can be disassembled into nine parts. The parts are all made of gold, but of varying percentages of pure gold varying from 40 percent for the bulk...More

Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful temple in the heart of Bangkok city. The Buddha statue made from gold! Lots of local and tourists come to pay respect.

Thank Ben E
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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
...More
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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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