Temple Of Dawn

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  • Address: 158 Thanon Wang Doem, Khwaeng Wat Arun, Khet Bangkok Yai, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10600, Thailand
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  • Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +66-28912185
  • Ticket Price: 50 THB
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple

Temple of Dawn, or the Wat Arun is a Buddhist temple that sits on the western banks of the Chao Phraya River. This temple has derived its name from the Hindu God, Aruna who personified as the radiations of the rising sun. Wat Arun temple architecture is one of the best in Thailand, not just because it is located on the banks of a river, but because it is colourfully decorated with spires and murals. The best time to visit this temple is either early morning, before the crowds come in; or last in the evening towards the sunset. The temple’s spire stands tall over 70 metres high and is one of the most famous landmarks in Bangkok. This spire is decorated with coloured glass and Chinese porcelain that looks even more beautiful with sun’s rays falling over it.

Home to bountiful attractions like Wat Pho Reclining Buddha, B T S Skytrain, Rajawongse Clothier, Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew, there are many things to do in Bangkok that you can explore on your visit.

Temple Of Dawn is generally not available on the guided Bangkok tours, but there are plenty others that are worth visiting.

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Temple Of Dawn Travel Tips

  • Dress appropriately while visiting the temple.
  • Maintain silence once inside the temple as many Buddhist monks pray here.

Entrance Ticket Details For Temple Of Dawn

  • The mentioned price is for foreign tourists.
  • Entry is free for locals.

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  • Temple Of Dawn Address: 158 Thanon Wang Doem, Khwaeng Wat Arun, Khet Bangkok Yai, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10600, Thailand
  • Temple Of Dawn Contact Number: +66-28912185
  • Temple Of Dawn Timing: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Temple Of Dawn Price: 50 THB
  • Time required to visit Temple Of Dawn: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 0.29% of people who visit Bangkok include Temple Of Dawn in their plan

  • 42.11% of people start their Temple Of Dawn visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Temple Of Dawn

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

82.35% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Temple Of Dawn

People normally club together Sulbing (Saling) Korean Town Bangkok and Tarawadee Resort & Spa while planning their visit to Temple Of Dawn.

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