Situated amid bustling life of Bangkok, Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn must make its way to your Thailand bucket list.


Buddhist temple of Lord Aruna, Hindu god of Dawn, is rich in architecture and serene views. One of the most mesmerizing temples of Bangkok, Wat Arun is situated on the west side of the bank of river Chao Phraya and features 70 meters high prang, Buddha statues and Ordination Hall for ritual ceremonies. As you enter the temple premises, the fragrance of flowers hits your nose and a peaceful sensation runs through your body as you hear the tinkling of temple bells and monks chanting prayers in the hall. Spiritual environment amid bustling city will surely be a unique experience for you. Climb through the steep stairs to reach to the top of the temple from where you can see the panoramic view of Bangkok, including the Chao Phraya river and nearby landmarks.


8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Good to know

  • It's best to visit Wat Arun temple early in the morning to escape the crowd or you could visit in the evening and enjoy captivating sunset from the top.
  • Fees: 50 baht


Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
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