Wat Arun 4.0 rating

  Cultural Attractions

Wat Arun, often called the Temple of Dawn, is located on the other side of the Chao Phraya River in Thonburi, you can find more information in that district article. It can most easily be accessed using the 3 baht ferry from Tha Tien Pier at the Rattanakosin side of the river (near Wat Pho). The temple is a distinctive large prang intricately inlaid with Chinese white broken porcelain. At 88 metres in height, it was also the tallest structure in Bangkok until the advent of the modern skyscraper. It is one of Bangkok's best known landmarks and a must-visit.

 Hours 
Sun
7:30
17:30
Mon
7:30
17:30
Tue
7:30
17:30
Wed
7:30
17:30
Thu
7:30
17:30
Fri
7:30
17:30
Sat
7:30
17:30
About Wat Arun

 34 Arun-Amarin Rd, Bangkok Yai, Thonburi

 Nearest Transit: Wongwian Yai BTS Station (Lines: Silom)

 http://www.watarun.org

Wat Arun and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Grand Palace

Grand Palace(1 km)
A must-see attraction in Bangkok, the Grand Palace complex has the royal residence and the venerated Temple of the Emerald Buddha, apart from throne halls and government offices.

Wat Pho

Wat Pho(0.9 km)
Wat Pho, popularly known as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Phra Chetuphon Vimolmangklararm Rajwaramahaviharn in Thai), is the largest temple of Bangkok, and probably the oldest too, predating the founding of the capital by almost 200 years.

Wat Intharawihan

Wat Intharawihan(3.1 km)
This temple is known for the so-called Standing Buddha or Big Buddha (Luang Pho To), a 32-metre-tall golden Buddha image.

Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall

Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall(2.3 km)
The Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall explores the history of Rattanakosin Island, Bangkok's royal city where the Grand Palace, Wat Po and National Museum are located.

Wat Ratchabophit

Wat Ratchabophit(1.3 km)
Built by King Rama V in 1869, it was created to keep up with the tradition that each newly-appointed monarch erected a temple to mark his reign.

Wat Paknam Bhasicharoen

Wat Paknam Bhasicharoen(3 km)

Memorial Bridge

Memorial Bridge(1.3 km)

Ban Silapin Artist House

Ban Silapin Artist House(2.8 km)

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