Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple), Bangkok

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Admire the white marble walls and columns, high decorative gables, and red-stepped roofs of Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple), a Buddhist temple representative of Bankok's ornate style and renowned for its beauty. Experience monks praying and chanting, wander through a cloister lined with 52 images of Buddha, and enjoy some quite reflection in the tranquil gardens, through which a small canal runs. Built in 1899 at the request of King Chulalongkorn, the name translates as "the temple of the fifth King" located nearby Dusit Palace. Plan a trip to Bangkok easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • There are numerous temples in Bangkok, each featuring different learning. Here see Wat Benchamabophit"are called"marble temple"and temple was built by King Rama v and Grand, aka. Amid shining gold in Bangkok and Chiang Mai temples in Temple characteristic bright orange, and with marble walls and incorporates a beautiful stained-glass Windows, is a very beautiful temple. Take a look at worship.
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  • Unlike other temples, made of marble, giving a sense of something cleaner, more mysterious. They tend to be larger than thought.
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  • One of many stops throughout Thailand.Stopped bought some ice cream then purchased tickets on the spot and began the tour. We spent about 30 minutes here which just about enough time to admire the bui...  more »
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  • Also known as marble temple, the most modern and one of most beautiful of Bangkok's royal wats. The use of white marble from Italy and European designs combined with traditional Thai religious architecture. Must take a look at the roof, the must see is also the golden Buddha. Well maintained compound as well.
  • I've been there early in the morning and I was almost alone until 9.00 a.m, it's the most beautiful tempel I've seen in Bangkok, very peaceful place where you can see the monks walking around.
  • nice temple. walk around is worth the 20 baht. Able to buy water and ice cream from vendors inside facilities.
  • Beautiful temple. I saw a group of monks here and it was good. The entry was 30 Bhat a few months back, and the marble structure is worth a visit.
  • Temple with a nice roof, marble, statues of Buddha from different periods in the corridor, and some stained glass windows in the main temple. Good place for school children to practice their painting skills.

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