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250 Arun Amarin Road, Kwang Sirirach, Khet Bangkok Noi, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
+66 2 411 2255
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

When we boarded the taxi, the driver was surprised when we told him our destination. He says that he sends locals to this place rather often, but almost never any tourists. Compared with most of the other famous (and touristy) temples in the city, this...More

2  Thank MelvinLin
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Beautiful temple to visit full of history, they’re redecorating the main buildin on the outside at the moment, but the inside is the place to see so don’t worry

Thank RvdN
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

After seeing part of this temple from a boat on the Chao Phraya River, I knew I had to see the rest once in land. This is an important temple with origins dating back to the 1700’s. Lots of activity including chanting monks, devotees worshiping...More

1  Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

For those who wear somdej amulet will want to come here to get their amulet chanting by the monk here, this temple is well known for making somdej amulet. Somdej amulet bless you wealth, business, good luck, also protect you etc.. When you come to...More

2  Thank Dinobb
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Wat Rakang on Songkran Day. The temple was busy. The temple is riverside and beautiful. The interior of main hall was beautiful.

Thank BangkokSachse
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This wat is a working temple. It was on the way to the Temple of Dawn so I had my driver stop in to see it!!! Lots of activity!!!!!! It was fun just to watch everyone. There are several beautiful places to worship Buddha and...More

2  Thank gary c
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Rich in history and one of Thailand famous monk practice Buddhism at this very temple. Most of the worshipers are Thai. Good place to worship Buddhism.

Thank ghtay
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This is also know as the temple of the bells. The monk who set it up was the advisor to King Rama the fourth and teacher to King Rama the Fifth

Thank Kwai Loong L
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Wat Rakang Kositaram located in the Bangkok Noi district in Bangkok city beside the Chaophraya River, it's a favorite one temple on this side, long history about the famous monk "Somdet Tho" who is teacher's King Rama 4 and King Rama 5, there you get...More

1  Thank NarisaB
Reviewed 1 November 2016

this temple was once the place where the famous monk luang por dto stayed. he was the teacher of king rama 4 and king rama 5. it is said that through he great wisdom he could help the kings avoiding thailand to become colonized, where...More

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