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Wat Arun

Wat Arun

Categories: Local Destinations > Temples & Other Religious Sites

Address: Bangkok, Arunamarin Rd., Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok 10600 Thailand See map

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Photos of Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) have been published so often that it practically represents Bangkok or Thailand. There is an 80-metre central tower of Khmer design, surrounded by four smaller towers. Wat Arun is historically important. It housed the Emerald Buddha after its return to Thailand. It features murals and a Buddha image designed by King Rama II. It is located on the Thonburi side of the Chao Phraya River.

  • Open days

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • Service hours

    08:30 to 17:00

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Map

  • Address

    Bangkok, Arunamarin Rd., Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok 10600 Thailand

  • Phone number

    +66 (0) 2222 8181 +66 (0) 2222 6889 +66 (0) 2222 2208 

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