Wat Pho Thai Traditional Massage School, Bangkok

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Learn a traditional Thai practice at Wat Pho Thai Traditional Massage School, which offers beginner and advanced classes in this famous therapeutic treatment. Located on the grounds of a temple, the school is often said to be Thailand's first public university, carrying on an esteemed culture of education in medicine and massage to this day. Short courses cater to travelers, though longer, more extensive courses are available. Of course, if you don't feel inclined to learn massage yourself, you can arrange to receive one here. A wide range of different therapeutic and cosmetic services are also available. With our international travel planner, Bangkok attractions like Wat Pho Thai Traditional Massage School can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This is located inside the Wat Pho area, so foreigners have to buy a ticket to Wat Pho (200 THB) to enter this. It is manned by trainees of the Wat Pho message school, which is where Thai message...  more »
  • My husband and I took a 5 days course of traditional Thai Massage here and got a certification. It’s really a hard work! We felt tired everyday. I was so tired in the first day that after class I...  more »
  • Definitely a 'must see', Wat Pho and the Temple of the Reclining Buddha is breathtaking, as are the grounds featuring over 100 chedi (contain royal ashes).  more »
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  • It's always one of my favourite places to visit when in Bangkok. This was my fourth time and it is still my favourite place to get a massage in Thailand.
  • The pho massage school is popular for providing massage according to your needs. The put pressure on certain points of body to provide relaxation. Before massage you can tell them for your needs and kinds of massage. The rate list for different types of massages is affixed on the board.you have to pay for the massage before entering the massage room. The place is wheelchair accessible. Transportation is easily available. If you want to go there by train then you have to get the ticket for Sanam chai station.It is located at walking distance from Sanam chai station. Taxi service is also available.
  • A nice and relaxing foot massage after a day of walking the Grand Palace and Wat Pho. A good amount of pressure is applied at times during the massage, but came out of the building all refreshed.
  • Best Thai massage I've ever had. You can tell the staff is really well trained. The way they apply pressure to the perfect spot is a world of difference to other places that are simply pushing down on your muscles. Also note the place is inside Wat Pho so you have to pay the entrance free but it's an interesting temple to explore.
  • Learnt alot here, iam a massage therapist so it was really Nice to receive a massage for myself

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