Admire the grand and evocative design of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), a towering Buddhist temple located in the heart of Bangkok. Established in the 1600s--but gaining its distinctive porcelain-clad prangs (spires) during the reign of King Rama II in the early 19th century--the temple represents an apex of religious architecture and is one of the best maintained of all buildings commissioned by the Thai monarchy. Open to the public as a place of worship and tourism, the site contains prized artifacts relating to the religious and royal history of Thailand. Plan to visit Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bangkok attractions using our Bangkok trip builder .
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Although temple is small, the architectural details are so fascinating. Not many tourists if you visit early. more »
從臥佛寺搭船4泰銖 門票50泰銖 微型景點 需爬階梯欣賞 上面建築已不開放 所以 只需足夠水份補充 即可逛完 白色底建築遠觀具特殊質感 近看沒有很細膩 時間足夠 仍可來 more »Buddha Temple by boat 4 Tai Yu ticket 50 Tai-Yin mini-scenic points need to climb the ladder Xinxin above the building is no longer open, so just enough water to fill can visit the white base building with a special sense of near-look there is not very time to come
Only 50 BHT entry fee. Very impressive and there's some additional nice things around, which you can see even without paying. I got a Buddhist blessing from the monk in the temple just right of Wat Arun. It was so peaceful and not crowded there. Loved it!!! Also there's souvenirs and stuff around, but I'd recommend not buying from there as they are overpriced.
Taking the ferry from the other side of the river is cheap and quick. Outside is well maintained and also nice. Inside has some very nice buildings and architecture. Go in the morning before the throngs of people arrive. Do not buy any souvenirs unless you are prepared to pay a lot more for them compared to elsewhere.
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