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Wat Suthat, Bangkok

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Take in the beautiful architecture of Wat Suthat. Angular marble pillars support colorful roofs with high gables, ornately decorated in the typical Bangkok style. Marble flagstones reflect the sky, and Buddha statues adorn the walls. Wander the tranquil grounds and see the 28 Chinese pagodas, representing the 28 Buddhas born on this earth. In front of the temple, admire the 30 m (98 ft) tall Giant Swing, formerly used in an old Brahmin ceremony. A royal temple of the first grade, it's construction began in 1807, at the behest of King Rama I, but it would not be completed until 1847, during the reign of King Rama III. Arrange to visit Wat Suthat and other attractions in Bangkok using our Bangkok trip generator.
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  • August 17, 2017
    to visit, it's nice to contemplate even people in prayer (NO picture). always wear suitable clothing, otherwise do not enter if you do not buy/rent a scarf that you provide on site, so why waste time in vain!!
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  • August 14, 2017
    We enjoyed this place the most...inexpensive to visit...great photos...water stops....respect Budha signs and do not climb on Buddhas! So many interesting tourists!  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Wat suthat is less crowded than other temples in bangkok. The main hall has a big buddha surrounded by old paintings. Good place to rest and feel the calm atmosphere of a temple.  more »
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  • July 2, 2017
    One of the most impressive temple complexes in Bangkok. We also stumbled upon some sort of ceremony with over 50 monks, which was pretty cool. 20thb entry. A short walk from the golden mountain
  • June 16, 2017
    Another very big temples complex in Bangkok, quite interesting and a whole lot quieter than the "famous ones". The entry was 20 THB, which makes it a great value for money.
  • July 18, 2017
    Shady & quiet . Just step into the door,you'll find a quiet place amidst the busy city.
  • March 7, 2017
    This temple is just beautiful! Peaceful and quiet in the middle of busy Bangkok streets. Recommendation to see! Be careful about the scams tuk tuk drivers around the temples!
  • July 2, 2017
    It's nice to have a rest before a Buddha. Sit down and meditate.

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