Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan

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  • Address: 225/3 ถนน จักรวรรดิ Chakkrawat, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple

Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan is a Buddhist temple in Bangkok that is also fondly called the Crocodile Temple because the three live crocodiles that preside over the crowded grounds. This 19th century temple is also known for its beautiful temple architecture that features colourful, traditionally places glass pieces and murals. This temple was once the royal temple and is today one of the largest settlements for monks and novices in Bangkok. The Buddha shrine features a gold-leaf-covered image that is seated with feet on the floor in the “forest retreat” posture. Right next to the temple is a pond that houses three large crocodiles. Located near the Chinatown, this temple offers its visitors an opportunity to get a closer look at a monks’ way of living. Visit early in the morning before the crowd starts to come in.

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Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan Travel Tips

  • Maintain silence once inside the temple.

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  • Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan Address: 225/3 ถนน จักรวรรดิ Chakkrawat, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
  • Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan Timing: 24-hrs
  • Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 0.09% of people who visit Bangkok include Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan in their plan

  • 38.46% of people start their Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan visit around 12 AM - 01 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan

People normally club together Tip Samai and Wat Pho Thong while planning their visit to Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Wat Chakrawatrachawat Woramahawihan Reviews & Ratings

  • When I went it was mostly closed up. I still got to look around most of it. There are these large towers which were cool and unexpected, though you can not enter them. There are also crocodiles in an enclosure. It is cool but probably not as impressive as you might think it would be.

  • Beautiful temple Wat Emerald Temple The royal monastery is in the center of the city. Neighborhood Not far from Yaowarat Road. Thai-Chinese border The business district, however, to this day. People are not aware that many people know the temple was famous in Thailand, but before the present era is a true bestseller. It is a special one. The temple is full of joy. This temple is beautiful to look like a temple. Architecture in the Khmer era. Inside the temple is a painting by a painter. Tells the story of the goddess Vessel. There are many things in the temple to praise you. The temple is in the business district. You have no car parked enough in this temple, but .... Free parking is not in the world and then. Everything for money in religious affairs. I think it's a good idea.

  • There were two baby crocs that were sleeping mid day. There is so e decent swag to see. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

  • One of my favorite places during my visit in Bangkok. I could observe monks chanting and praying inside. A must see!

  • Very calm and enlightening place. See the crocodiles!

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