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The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)

344 Chakkraphat Diphong Road | Bang Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
+66 2 621 2280
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This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high hill that offers stunning views at its summit over Rattanakosin Island.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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344 Chakkraphat Diphong Road | Bang Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
+66 2 621 2280
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Reviewed yesterday

Go in the afternoon and take good pictures of the old Bangkok. Close to Khan San Road where you can have dinner.

Thank kerycruz
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very interesting Wat to visit. The climb up the stairs is well worth the effort. We went here by boat from near MBK for about 10 baht each. The day we went was very hot and there was a lot of people but it all...More

Thank Lethal1962
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was there with my family and my brother he has a handycap he made it up and the people were very helpful and friendly

Thank Leonwesleybaldridge
Reviewed 3 days ago

Most tourists to Bangkok do not visit this lovely Wat on the top of a small mount, set in a tropical jungle in the heart of Bangkok. The walk up the Mount is very relaxing, with music playing in the background and a lot of...More

Thank BB58
Reviewed 6 days ago

Always love going here to get away from the hustle and bustle the views are lovely. 20 baht always well spent

Thank rickyboyiswhu1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in July in the afternoon. It takes some time to walk up the stairs, but there are plenty of things to see along the way and it is not that hard of a climb. There is an interior space on the top (they sell...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a visit while in Bangkok. The walk up to the temple and back down is lovely. The shrines are not as impressive as in some other temples but still very nice to see. The big feature is the the architecture and grounds. A...More

Thank PamDGIL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great attraction in Thailand - a lot of climbing, but there are things to do and see on the way up, and then a beautiful golden temple at the top. Lots of great photo opportunities all around, and something you will remember. Wear trainers.

Thank MickWhalley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the few steps and taxi fare to get there. A couple of hundred small steps, but not continuously and there is a one way system, so you can do it at your own pace. Shorts for men ok. 20 baht entrance fee. Overall authentic,...More

Thank Philip D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pictures make this attraction seem very high up and difficult to climb. The steps are very small and while there are a few it was easier to climb than anticipated. There are nice mist dispensers at the bottom to cool people off in the...More

Thank cfukvrgojyf
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Callam F
June 4, 2017|
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Response from ana_arzaf | Reviewed this property |
Casual. Note: cover your shoulders and your legs and wear something summery (its very hot and humid)
Vishwaraj B
March 16, 2017|
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Response from Kerrylynn186338 | Reviewed this property |
5.30 x
Maja W
March 4, 2017|
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Response from Planetgravy | Reviewed this property |
I belive that it's close at night.