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Bang Kung, Bang Khonthi 75120, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The temple inside of the banyan tree is fascinating. The temple is small, but really pretty with bold and vibrant colors. Nice experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MsKiesha
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Followed Klook tour and this temple was one of the stops in the itinerary. This temple was apparently built during the Thai -Burma war and there was a Buddha inside this trees wrapped synagogue like. The Buddha inside the synagogue is covered with gold leaves...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sulingchee
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We had two mini-busses of friends who booked a private tour to see the floating market and the railway market at Maeklong. After our tour to the floating market we had time to spare as we needed to wait for a certain timing to see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This small temple is completely enclosed by a tree and yet still operates. Worth a visit including the surrounding figures of martial artists.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Doug N
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Wat Bang Kung was a strange little stop on our tour of Thailand. We exited our boat and were greeted by an area I didn't quite understand that had some vintage cars and planes, a camel, and some other animals. Across the street is the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jmguerra591
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Wat Bang Kung (Thai: วัดบางกุ้ง), built in Ayutthaya period, played a large role in the history of Thailand. In 1765, Burmese troops attacked Ayutthaya, moved along the Maeklong river, found and then destroyed the Bang Kung Camp associated with the Wat. In 1767, King Taksin...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

As one of the stops of a local day tour to Amphawa Floating Market. They got toilets which don't charge as opposed to those in some other attractions.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 30 April 2018

After the Burmese sacked the city of Ayutthaya in 1767, the Siamese General Taksin gathered an army at this location. The temple was probably built at this time. The Burmese attacked the Siamese army near Wat Bang Kung but were defeated and withdrew in 1768....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rohansourjah
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

It is a pretty small place with a few sparse buildings. In between buildings are harden soil with no covered shelter, and it gets very hot in the afternoon. It is good for those who come for prayer but not really a place for tourist.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank peterpanlim
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Built towards the end of Ayutthaya period around late 1700’s for memory of battle. The building built to protect the Buddha is covered with roots of four plants - Pho (Bodhi), Sai (Banyan), Krai, and Krang. It’s about 6 km from the Amphawa Floating Market.

Date of experience: October 2017
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21 November 2017|
Response from Danaiya T | Reviewed this property |
It opens from early morning till 4 or 5 pm.
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Response from psomrang | Reviewed this property |
That's depend on where will you start your trip. 1. From Amphawa Floating Market - There will be a tourist boat that you can join the tour group. The boat will take you to main attraction along the river including this... More