Wat Benchamabophit 2.5 rating

  Cultural Attractions

The newest of Bangkok's famous temples, this unique wat has been constructed during the reign of King Rama V. It employs European ecclesiastic details, such as stained glass windows, and contains a cloister collection of bronze Buddha images. In the early morning, this is the best place to give food and daily necessities to monks when they gather in front of the temple.

 Hours 
Sun
6:00
18:00
Mon
6:00
18:00
Tue
6:00
18:00
Wed
6:00
18:00
Thu
6:00
18:00
Fri
6:00
18:00
Sat
6:00
18:00
About Wat Benchamabophit

 Si Ayutthaya Rd

 Nearest Transit: Phaya Thai BTS Station (Lines: Sukhumvit)

 +66 2 281-2501

Wat Benchamabophit and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Grand Palace

Grand Palace(3 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(3.2 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.

Siam Ocean World

Siam Ocean World(3.3 km)
The largest aquarium in Southeast Asia, exhibiting over 30,000 marine animals from all over the world and featuring a wide range of rare and exotic species.

Wat Intharawihan

Wat Intharawihan(1.3 km)
This temple is known for the so-called Standing Buddha or Big Buddha (Luang Pho To), a 32-metre-tall golden Buddha image.

Dusit Palace

Dusit Palace(0.9 km)
The Dusit Palace is a large complex of 13 royal residences and few other buildings built by King Rama V on Rattanakosin Island in the early 20th century.

Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall

Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall(1.7 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(2.7 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.

Madame Tussauds Bangkok

Madame Tussauds Bangkok(3 km)
Everyone knows Madame Tussaud's, the popular museum displaying waxworks of famous people.

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