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Wat Pho, Bangkok: 234 reviews and 502 photos

  The Reclining Buddha
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This is the largest temple complex in Bangkok and one of the largest in all of Thailand. Its most famous for the Reclining Buddha. It is gilded in gold and measures 150 feet long, the largest such figure in all of Thailand. You will also see 4 magnificent Chedi brilliantly decorated. These commemorate the first 4 kings of Thailand, Rama I, II, III and IV. The last being for King Mongkut, most famous in the west as the king from the film, Anna and the King.
Prepare to spend at least an hour here exploring the wonderous sites of this complex.

Address: Tha Tien Pier, Chao Phraya River, Bangkok
Directions: The entrance to Wat Pho is on Chetuphon road. Entrance is 20B. It's open every day, opening hours are from 08.00am to 5.00pm, with a break from 12.00pm to 1.00pm.
Phone: 02-221-991
Website: http://www.discoverthailand.com/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 6, 2008
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