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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I stumbled upon this temple as I was looking for the giant Swing which is across the street. Parts are under construction but the ordination hall in the Center is quite beautiful. The Buddha is very ornately decorated and there are many monk sculptures making...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 13 January 2018

The temple is opposite the red giant swing and it's another royal temple. This temple is massive but it is currently under renovation. Except for the main hall, there are also different sites with stories inside the temple.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Claire C
Reviewed 5 January 2018

With massive queues for the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaeo and Wat Pho we decided instead to wander the outskirts of this busy tourist area and stumbled upon Wat Ratchabophit and the Royal Cemetery. What a find! Although under construction it is a beautiful temple...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Heather G
Reviewed 27 November 2017

They also had a special set up in honor of their beloved king who passed away earlier so the place was nicely decorated.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Justsaygrace
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The main hall is small but beautiful. The photo is not allowed in the main hall. The temple is under the renovation. We took a ferry from the Sathorn pier to the Tha Chang pier. Then we took a Tuk Tuk to the temple. The...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BangkokSachse
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Just walk across "Pi Kun" bridge from Wat Ratchapradit to Wat Ratchabophit, this historic royal temple was built by the King Rama V in 1869 with unique interior of the Ubosot is guilded Italian architecture which came about after King's visit to Europe. The main...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank sarunrath36
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

If you look under the scaffold you can see the elephants that greet you :-) I approached from the canal side and wasn't sure if it was open - it either was or people were being polite! To enter you can walk around a number...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Sam L
Reviewed 8 November 2016

this beautiful temple was made of marble important from italy about 150 years ago. the thai name is actually marble temple. a must see in bangkok.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank MC Brigitte S
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Currently during renovation which is pitiful but still, beautiful inside the main building. リノベーション中なのが残念だけど中は綺麗。 There is ashes of Rama 5 King ラマ5世の遺灰もある。 建物の中はヨーロッパの影響あり。 The decoration inside the architecture seem to have influence from western world. Beautiful decoration inside. 蝶番の細工も細かくて綺麗だ。

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank kyokon483
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful temple with exquisite porcelain art decoration. If you love mosaic and porcelain art, you are in the right place.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Ltp_BKK
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