Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand

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248 Thanon Thai Wang

Bangkok, 10170 Thailand

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  • 5 mentions in Places to Visit in Bangkok

    • Duyen P.

      Duyen P. said, "...Try to explore all the highlights of Bangkok, National Museum Grand Palace Wat Pho China Town Wat Traimit Wat Suthat and The Giant Swing Pratu Nam Market Wat Arun Temple of the Dawn Khao San Road Then, make your trip around the..." See More

    • Nishta C.

      Nishta C. said, "...Must visits would be: Siam Ocean World, Patpong Night Market, Madame Tussauds Bangkok, MBK Center, The Platinum Fashion Mall, Wat Pho, Safari World..." See More

    • Don H.

      Don H. said, "...Spend time on the trains and water taxis exploring different neighborhoods. I highly recommend spending time in Chinatown. Wat Pho with its Temple of the Recining Buddha is a must. Seek out street food all over the city and utilize the train..." See More

    • Ilan T.

      Ilan T. said, "...Must see shrines Wat Pho and Wat Arun Temple of the Dawn Grand Palace China Town Weekend Market MBK Center Ko Kret Canals tour..." See More

    • Ilan T.

      Ilan T. said, "...Must see shrines Wat Pho and Temple of Dawn Grand Palace China Town Weekend Market MBK Center Ko Kret Canals tour..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Best temples to visit in Thailand?

    • Lauren M.

      Lauren M. said, "...Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai, and Wat Pho in Bangkok were my favourites!..." See More

    • Nam O.

      Nam O. said, "...Bangkok - Wat Phra Kaew (Emerald Buddha), Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha) and Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn). All 3 temples are easy to access in 1 time, they located the same area. Ayutthaya - Old capital of the kingdom, so expect more..." See More

    • Tonya Russ P.

      Tonya Russ P. said, "... Wat Pho has already been mentioned, you have to go there just because there is a massage school, this is one of those travel edition bucket list, foot massage at the school! If you go to Wat Traimit, there is a noodle..." See More

  • 2 mentions in If you were in Bangkok for 24 hours....

    • Lindsay B.

      Lindsay B. said, "...and it's always been delicious. The Grand Palace (Wat Pra Kaew) tops the lists of "must-do's" in Bangkok, and another temple, Wat Pho is close by. These are worth checking out, and my personal favorite place to walk through is the Jim..." See More

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...you are, but if I were going to Bangkok for the first time and only had a day, I would make Wat Pho and the Grand Palace my two biggest priorities. You'll want to take your time a bit, especially at the..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Good restaurants and real experiences in Bangkok

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...really found to be a highlight of my trip. Even though it's a tourist attraction, don't miss the reclining Buddha at Wat Pho. It really was one of the most extraordinary things I think I've ever seen in my life. I..." See More

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...of stores and restaurants and endless hustle and bustle. Even though it's a tourist attraction, don't miss the reclining Buddha at Wat Pho. It really was one of the most extraordinary things I think I've ever seen in my life. I..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must See/Must Do's in Thailand?

    • Brent M.

      Brent M. said, "...you can see but be like a Thai. Songkran, and Loi Krathong, are a couple of example of holidays to experience, Wat Pho, Wat Arun,Wat Pragao, Ayutthaya Historical Park, which was the capital of Thailand before Bangkok. At Surin you might..." See More

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...I totally second Wat Arunand Wat Pho which are both beyond amazing. I'd recommend getting to both via boat--must easier than trying to get through Bangkok traffic. I would also try to get to the Jim Thompson House which is beautiful--it's the..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Any food, activity and accommodation tips for Bangkok or Phuket ?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...I definitely second all the ideas above, especially Wat Pho, the Grand Palace and the Jim Thompson House. If you're up for something really weird, I'd go for an old department store called Nightingale-Olympic which is literally the strangest thing I..." See More

    • Mario A.

      Mario A. said, "...silks. Take the BTS to the riverbank and hop on a boat tour. The same will drop you off at the Wat Pho where you can get the best Thai massage ever. Then head over to the Grand Palace next door. No..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best neighborhoods in Bangkok?

    • Nam O.

      Nam O. said, "...Old town is the most interesting. Tha Tian Market area, along Chao Praya River, near Wat Pho and Grand Palace. Wat Suthat and The Giant Swingarea, surrounded by royal temples, monuments and local shop houses. Thanon Pra Arthit area, near Khao San..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where are the world's most amazing buddha statues?

    • Rebecca W.

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      Rebecca W. said, "...Kong is incredible! I can't remember the island but its well known in the Hong Kong area. Also the buddha at Wat Pho, just like you mentioned is incredible. There is a really nice buddha in Kamakura just outside of Tokyo,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Favorite cities in Thailand?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...and the very old. I'm not big on religious sites, but the temples here were beyond amazing. The Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho is one of the most amazing attractions I've ever seen in my life. The scale has to be seen..." See More

  • 1 mention in 10 Top To-do's in Thailand

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...sight seeing, you must have a drink at Sky Bar just before sunset. Some of our favorite sites were, Wat Arun, Wat Pho, Wat Phra Kaew, Grand Palace and a leisurely ride on the river. We decided to incorporate Siem Reap,..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do during 8 hour layover?

    • Andrea A.

      Andrea A. said, "...one day! I would try to see as many Buddhas as you can: Golden Buddha, The Temple of The Emerald Buddha, Wat Pho, Wat Chana Songkhram, Temple of Dawn, Wat Benchamabopit Dusitwanaram Ratchaworawihan then get a massage on Khao San Road...." See More

  • 1 mention in What are some budget-friendly destinations?

    • Jass L.

      Jass L. said, "...Ferry, or try Tuktuk but is expensive than taxiTOUR : You will see amazing Buddhist temples like the Wat Arun & Wat Pho with very cheap entrance fees. Or see some of the beautiful shopping malls in Bangkok like Siam Paragon &..." See More

  • 1 mention in Need a one day in Bangkok Itinerary!

    • Nam O.

      Nam O. said, "...Old Town Package. Morning: Grand Palace, Wat Pho and Wat Arun Temple of the Dawn. They located the same area. Lunch: Krua Apsornthe nearest branch is on Dinso Rd. Afternoon: Visit Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall Library on Thanon Ratchadamnoen Klang for 2 hrs..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must-sees in Bangkok

    • Jennifer N.

      Jennifer N. said, "...then have lunch at krua apsorn Restaurante (It was delicious food and reasonable price) In the afternoon, visit the Grand Palace, Wat Pho and Saranrom Park. You can have dinner in China town. Day 2: from 8.00 am, visiting Joke Samyan, Golden..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must sees/do's in Thailand?

    • Nam O.

      Nam O. said, "...must see and do. Old town for royal temples such as Wat Phra Kaew (Emerald Buddha) temple in the Grand Palace, Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha) and Wat Arun Temple of the Dawn (Temple of Dawn). River cruise along Chao Phraya river is..." See More

  • 1 mention in Songkran Festival and what to do in bangkok

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...rare cities where the main, most popular attractions are the best things to see. Here are a few of my faves: Wat Pho- I literally spent about an hour just examining the feet of this temple's famous reclining Buddha. It might..." See More

  • 1 mention in Are Bangkok waterways a good way to get around?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...runs, you basically have to take a tuk-tuk or a taxi everywhere and it's a total nightmare. Temple of Dawn and Wat Pho, which are two of the most incredible attractions in the city are right on the waterway. You can..." See More

  • 1 mention in Need Itinerary Help - 14 Days in Thailand

    • Uriel T.

      Uriel T. said, "...amazing time. Also, I recommend you to visit Bangkok during the night when there is no traffic, tourist sites such as Wat Pho are still open and the experience is much more intimate and temples are still lit up. Also if you..." See More

  • 1 mention in Restaurants and beautiful things to see / do in Bangkok and Krabi, Thailand

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...mainstream as much as the obscure which is why I have so many mainstream places on my list: Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho- absolutely one of the most amazing sites I've ever seen in my life. I must have spent half..." See More

  • 1 mention in Is Thailand to touristy!

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...a place where, I think, the major tourist attractions are actually really worth seeing. Among my favorites: The reclining Buddha at Wat Pho is absolutely one of the most amazing things I've ever seen in my life. I just had some time..." See More

  • 1 mention in 14 days in Thailand, what not to miss?

    • Ruth B.

      Ruth B. said, "...enjoy it as the complex is roughly has a combined area of 218,400 square metres (2,351,000 sq ft). Close by is Wat Pho (The Temple of the Reclining Buddha), which is awesome in the traditional sense of the word. Go out to..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do with teens in Bangkok?

    • Cindy Z.

      Cindy Z. said, "... Wat Pho is awesome and something I think teens would enjoy. There's also a good market in Chatuchak on Sundays. Enjoy!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Great neighborhoods in Bangkok/walking in Bangkok

    • Nam O.

      Nam O. said, "...It located opposite Temple of Dawn. Another choice is rooftop bar at Sala Rattanakosin, providing night scene of the Grand Palace, Wat Pho and Temple of Down. Don't Miss!..." See More

  • 1 mention in photoshooting location

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...old Thailand feel, here are some that you should check out: Wat Arun Temple of the Dawn -- beautiful, colorful structures Wat Pho -- where a giant golden reclining Buddha liesGrand Palace -- very neat old school architecture There will be tourists..." See More

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