Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok
About Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok
Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price
Address: Na Phra Lan Road, Phra Borom Maha Rajawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand (Old City)
Ticket Price: 400 THB
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
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Bangkok is said to be the land of temples. Wat Phra Kaew is regarded as one of the most sacred temples of Bangkok which hosts Bangkok tourism. The temple is located in the centre of Bangkok attracting several tourists every year. The main building of the temple consists of a huge statue of Emerald Buddha. You can surely explore many important parts of the life of Buddha through this temple.
The statue of Buddha is in a meditating position and about 14 century old. It makes sense to hire a guide or avail the audio guide to take in more information about the place. One thing that needs to be remembered is that it is a sacred place, and photography is strictly prohibited here. Wat Phra Kaew will surely provide you with ultimate relaxation and a complete peace of mind.
Wat Phra Kaew Information
- Photography is strictly prohibited.
- Men should not wear shorts, pants and slippers.
- Women should avoid wearing shorts, singlet, sandals and undershirt.
- Parking space is provided to visitors.
How To reach Wat Phra Kaew by Public Transport
- Chao Phraya Express Boat
Restaurants Near Wat Phra Kaew
- Sala Atthawicthan
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Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok Reviews - Write a Review
Pretty spectacular views. Note that shorts and sleeveless clothing are not allowed to enter the temple. Some vendors sell scarf like cloth and pants right outside the entrance; one has to bargain or the price offered initially are usually racket high and unreasonable. The architect and buildings around the area are pretty impressive. A great spot to help know better about the Buddhist culture.
This is my favourite temple in Bangkok! It gets super busy though so go early or when it’s raining! The spires here are just so cool and there is a ton to see and do all in the temple complex. Make sure to walk all around. The little tree oasis are each beautiful and unique as well!
Not far from the temple of Emerald Buddha/Grand Palace, Wat Pho which is the oldest and biggest temple complex in Bangkok seems attractive to tourists from everywhere. The temple looks peaceful with large numbers of beautiful pagodas, Buddha statues lining around the cloisters and other chapels. Shrine chapel of the giant Reclining Buddha is the highlight of the temple. Great!
Wow! It has to be seen to be believed - such a majestic work. If you visit Bangkok make sure it is on your short list. It's across the river from the other amazing temple, Wat Arun. The famous palace is close as well. You can cover the "big three" in one go.
Wonderful, traditional temple in Bangkok. At the time I visited there was restoration ongoing. Many of the Wats as well as the Grand Palace are under renovation for upcoming ceremonies for the late King. Do not let this stop you. While you may not be able to visit the Grand Palace or the Emerald Buddha, the nearby Wat Pho is still a delight. The Reclining Buddha is an amazing site. Once was sees how enormous it is you will still be astounded. I was expecting something large, but was still astounded by the size. A grand site and one that should not be missed.
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