Wat Saket

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General Information

Wat Saket (Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan) is a Buddhist temple situated in Bangkok, Thailand. The temple is also known as the Golden Mount, this is due to it having an artificial hill that is crowned by a golden Chedi. The temple grounds feature many mature trees and typical Buddhist structures such as the main chapel, ordination hall and library. The temple dates back to the Ayutthaya period (1350- 1767). The temple underwent major renovations during King Rama I’s reign (1782-1809). The temple is a popular place of worship in the city.

Getting there

If you are using public transport to get to the temple, the best option is to travel by bus. Take the 8, 15, 37, 47 or 49 buses that stop close to the temple.

Opening Times and Admission

The temple is open daily, 9am-5pm. The temple is free to visit.

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  • 344 ถนน บริพัตร Khwaeng Ban Bat, Khet Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10100, Thailand
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  • +66 2 621 2280

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