"Wat Arun" Temple of the Dawn - Wat Arun Tip by jrs1234

Temple of the Dawn - Wat Arun, Bangkok: 168 reviews and 331 photos

  Wat Arun from the river
by jrs1234

Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) is an interesting place as its style is quite different to other temples, making it a real Bangkok landmark. While you can get a good view of it from the river, it's well worth viewing close up as there are lots of details to see.

It's quite a peaceful place as well, partly because it's on the other side of the river from the Grand Palace. You can get here easily by ferry (a bargain 2 baht!) from the Tha Tien pier on the river.

Open from 7am until 6pm daily, and there's a 20 baht entry fee.

Address: Tha Tien Pier, Chao Phraya River
Directions: From this pier take a cross river ferry (2 baht) to Wat Arun.
Phone: 02-8911149
Website: http://www.watarun.org/index_en.html

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 16, 2003
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