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"Located on the west bank of..." Temple of the Dawn - Wat Arun Tip by Axel-M

Temple of the Dawn - Wat Arun, Bangkok: 166 reviews and 326 photos


Located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River Wat Arun can he reached either by Arun Amarin Road or by crossing the river hy
boat from Tha Tien Pier near Wat Pho. The most attractive structure in this temple is the 79 metre-high pagoda or 'Phra Prang'. Wat
Arun was restored during the brief Thonhuri period to he the Royal Chapel of King Taksin. Despite its name 'Temple of the Dawn' the
most beautiful view of it is from the Bangkok side of the river at sunset. Admission fee is Baht 10.

Address: 158 Wang Doem Road, Wat Arun
Directions: On the west bank of the Chao Phraya River
Phone: +66 2 891 2978

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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