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Wat Benchamabophit Dusitwanaram, Bangkok

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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Admire the white marble walls and columns, high decorative gables, and red-stepped roofs of Wat Benchamabophit Dusitwanaram, 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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  • Nice small temple a little out of the center. It is not a must do when in Bangkok but I had time and it was near my accomodation. Entrance fee is 50 baht. Nice little river with fountains. 
    Nice small temple a little out of the center. It is not a must do when in Bangkok but I had time and it was near my accomodation. Entrance fee is 50 baht. Nice little river with fountains.  more »
  • It is very quiet and we have this place taking the picture without rush or other visitors to block your way. 
    It is very quiet and we have this place taking the picture without rush or other visitors to block your way.  more »
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  • If you happen to be in Bangkok then visiting this temple is must. It's not about religion but about place to cherish for life. We were there on a sunny day and the view was just mind-blowing. I would definitely recommend it to be part of your city tour. Place has a different charm and you feel calm with the entire surrounding. Enjoy your visit....
  • A good place, probably like any other temple in the city. On a weekday, there were almost no people here. The entrance ticket cost 100 baht. On the territory of the temple, you can take a short walk and take a drink of coffee or a fruit smoothie. Most of all, I would like the decoration of the roof of the temple, as well as the hall with Buddha statues in different styles - from different countries and different eras.

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