This temple is one of the highlights of Yaowarat, but is actually not part of China's cultural heritage

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Bangkok's Top Three Temples Private Tour

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Visit 3 famous temples in Bangkok, and enjoy a half-day of fun with your experienced guide on this f...

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Half-Day Tour to Royal Grand Palace and Bangkok Temples

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 4 hours

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...and the wonderful Wat Pho and Wat Traimit temples. Join this small group tour led by a professional local guide at 8am.

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Bangkok Shore Excursion: Private Grand Palace and Buddhist Temples Tour

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...ra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), Wat Traimit (Temple of the Golden Buddha), Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Budd...

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Private Tour: Full-Day Bangkok City Tour

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... including Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), Pak Khlong Talat (Flower Market), Grand Palace, Temple of the Emer...

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Half-Day Bangkok Highlights by Tuk-Tuk

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 3 hours 30 minutes

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... of street food for lunch. Your guide takes you to visit three magnificent temples: Wat Traimit, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun.

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Half-Day Bangkok City and Temples Tour

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€39

...emples. See the Golden Buddha statue at Wat Traimit, visit the magnificent Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho and admire the be...

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Half-Day Small-Group Temples Tour in Bangkok

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 4 hours

€43

...significant Buddhist temples. Visit Wat Traimit, Wat Pho, and Wat Benchamabophit! Also enjoy a visit through Chinatown.

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Private Tour: Bangkok Temples and Grand Palace

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   6 hours

€97

... the Golden Buddha at Wat Traimit. Lunch, entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport by private minivan are included.

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Bangkok: 4-Hour City and Temples Tour

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Temple and Bangkok City Tour

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 4 hours

€33

...city’s most prominent places of worship with this morning tour, including Wat Traimit, Wat Pho, and Wat Benchamabophit.

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Bangkok Temples & Damnoen Saduak Floating Market Tour

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...les. Continue to Wat Traimit, Wat Pho and Wat Benchamabophit to admire the most unique examples of Siamese architecture.

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Chinatown, Night Markets, and Food Discovery in Bangkok

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   6 Hours

€56

...at life like a local is. Next stop: The Wat Traimit Temple, home to a 5 meter high, and 5.5 ton of a golden seated Buddh...

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Private Tour: Temples Tour of Bangkok

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   5 hours

€32

...Visit the 3 most distinguished temples; Wat Traimit (Temple of Golden Buddha), Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha) ...

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Half-Day Grand Palace and Temples Tour

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 4 hours

€73

... of Bangkok’s Grand Palace, combined with a visit to your choice of the Wat Pho, Wat Traimit, or Wat Phra Kaew temples.

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Private Tour: Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and Bangkok City Temples

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   7 hours

€86

... at the Grand Palace. You'll also visit Wat Traimit, Wat Pho, and Wat Benchamabophit to learn about this distinctive tem...

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Bangkok City Tour

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    9 hour

€102

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Wat Traimit, Bangkok

This temple is one of the highlights of Yaowarat, but is actually not part of China's cultural heritage.

This temple is one of the highlights of Yaowarat, but is actually not part of China's cultural heritage. It houses the Phra Phuttha Maha Suwan Patimakon, the world's largest solid-gold Buddha image, which originates from the Sukhothai period. It is over three metres tall and weighs five and a half tonnes, with an interesting history. The image was only rediscovered about 50 years ago when it dropped from a crane while being moved. This cracked the plaster exterior that was applied to hide the image from the invading Burmese army. There is an impressive white structure with a golden spire next to the temple, that reaches higher than many other buildings in the district.


Hours

Sun

8:00

17:00

Mon

8:00

17:00

Tue

8:00

17:00

Wed

8:00

17:00

Thu

8:00

17:00

Fri

8:00

17:00

Sat

8:00

17:00

About Wat Traimit

 Tri Mit Rd

 +66 2 225-9775

Wat Traimit and Nearby Sights on Map

Golden Buddha

Located in Wat Traimit, Golden Buddha is a 5500 kg gold statue, thought to be built around 13th-14th centuries

Wat Samphanthawong

In the Ayutthaya period this temple bare the name 'Wat Ko', which means Island Temple, as it was surrounded by a canal that was directly in contact with the Chao Phraya River

Chinese Shop Houses

Rows of stuccoed yellow Chinese shop houses are to be found here in a very serene environment

Wat Pathum Khongkha

Previously known as Wat Sampeng, this ancient monastery was founded in the Ayutthaya period

Tang Toh Kang Gold Shop

Chinatown is one of Bangkok's oldest districts and about 14% of the buildings have been designated as historical landmarks

Siam Commercial Bank Building

Instead of trying to find this building while walking, this Art Deco-style building is actually best seen from the Chao Phraya Express Boat

Song Wat Road

A century ago, this road was the centre of a rice trading industry

Bangkok Bank Building

Right across the road from the Tang To Kang gold shop, and actually quite similar to it, the Bangkok Bank Building is one of Bangkok's oldest commercial buildings

Wat Maha Phruettharam

The exact origin of this temple is unknown, but it is believed to have originated from the early Rattanakosin era or late Ayutthaya period

Chinatown

Yaowarat Road is home to Bangkok's Chinatown, which is noted for its authentic Chinese markets and eateries