200 baht at the door gives you access to various temples and shrines including the reclining Buddha. The temples are intricate and artistic patterns fill every interior wall. Coloured glass and metals cause the exterior patterns to shine as the sun hits the structures’ surfaces. It is a beautiful day to spend wandering around, reading the sign boards, and snacking on coconut milk ice cream and fresh fruit (sold outside and around the temples). I would highly recommend going in the morning as it can get quite hot and crowded midday and onwards. Shoes must come off upon entry of every temple and you should crouch low to the ground to show respect if you are staying inside. Dressing a little modestly is necessary but if you don’t wish to in the Thai heat, you may take your passport with you and be provided with some over clothes upon entry. Having some small change for donations is good if you’d like to burn incense or drop coins into pots in ritual. Part of the site was under construction when I visited November 2019, but I still saw plenty.
Pro Tip: Don’t board the boat that is targeted for “tourists” instead you can ask for the Local boat to take you to Wat Arun for less than $2!! There’s not much difference. Wat Arun closes at 5pm so be there around 3-4pm less people and crowd and if you’re done you head off restaurants across Wat Arun and you’ll witness of the beautiful things ever! the transition from sunset and to lighting of the whole Wat Arun at night! I took a timelapse but here are some photos. Chomp in with good old classic Pad thai!!
Zheng Wang Temple and Grand Palace, Wo Buddha Temple and Jade Buddha Temple can be arranged to visit on the same day, one line at a time, so the route is very smooth. The Grand Palace, the Wofo Temple and the Jade Buddha Temple are located in the east of the Mekonan River, near the N8 pier. The Zhengwang Temple is on the west side of the Mekonan River, just across the N8 bank. From the Grand Palace, walk for about 5 minutes to the Tha Tine (N8) dock, ferry to the other side only 3 baht, 10 minutes to the other side. Don't listen to the harbour solicitors, they will deceive you that ordinary boats do not go to the other side, to take hundreds of boats, take you to several scenic spots. Entrance tickets "tickets" Zheng Wang Temple is not expensive, only 50B, much cheaper than domestic attractions. When you buy tickets to enter the gate, you will find that it is not easy to climb up the Zhengwang Temple, because it is very steep. The road to Zheng Wang Temple is difficult to ascend to the sky. There's only one way up and down, one staircase, narrow and steep. As far as I can see, it's 60 degrees perpendicular. I think it's more appropriate to use "touch up" to describe it. Zheng Wang Temple has several floors, each floor has a platform, you can rest, see the scenery and sculpture. At the end of the climb, you will see a wonderful view of the Mekong River. It's wise for handsome men and beautiful women to wear trousers to Zheng Wang Temple. Because to climb the temple, although Zheng Wang Temple is only 79 meters, it's very steep.
Wat Arun is one of my favorite in Bangkok! It is spectacularly beautiful and picturesque. Absolutely stunning. It can be a bit crowded, but with a little effort you can still get plenty of pictures without tourists in them. The detail on the pyres is incredible. I went mid-day but I bet this place would be spectacular at sunset! definitely recommend taking the ferry over here and checking this important Wat out!
Wat Arun is a Buddhist temple located at the West Bank of the Chao phraya river and is voted the most iconic temple in Bangkok . it can reach by taxi . about 150 from city . but the fastest ways is by ferry .. it open at 8am and close at 6pm . entrance fee is 50baht . take note that no short or sleeves less is allow .
This trip to Bangkok has been the fifth brush, the previous several times have been to the Grand Palace, Jade Buddha Temple and other places, but has not been to the Zhengwang Temple, this is the iron heart must go to the Zhengwang Temple to see, it is unavoidable to miss because of the itinerary, so this time I first arranged to visit the Zhengwang Temple, originally intended to pass at three or four o'clock in the afternoon, but because there was a rare rainstorm. It didn't stop until four o'clock, so the rain stopped immediately. [Coordinates] Zheng Wangmiao is located on the Bank of the Mekonan River. It can be passed by boat or by car. The route of boat ride is to sit under the Dawn Temple at N8 Station at Shatun Wharf, and walk straight to the Dawn Temple. The fare of 50beht is 50. [History] The Temple of King Zheng, so its name means a temple in memory of Zheng Zhao, the Thai King of Chinese descent. The emperor drove away the Burmese invaders and founded the Tunwuli Dynasty. It is said that he came all the way to the Chaonan River during the war and visited the temple at dawn, so he later renamed it Dawn Temple. However, the dynasty died and was rebuilt in 1842 by the then King of Thailand, expanding into the present form. Zheng Wang Temple is also called the Eastern Eiffel Tower, because the Mahayana Tower in the middle is very high and there are four small Buddhist pagodas beside it. Before going in, you can pay attention to the following small animals carved stone, such as pigs, elephants, monkeys and so on. The ticket price here is 50 baht. The cost-effective ratio is quite high. You can see the big pagoda when you go in a short distance. This side can climb up. Although you can't reach the top of the pagoda, you can also see the scenery of the Mekong River on both sides of the Taiwan Strait after climbing. Five pagodas are inlaid with ceramic tiles from China. Of course, there are many pearls and jade. You can see a knight riding on the top of the pagoda. The tower is white, especially bright under the sunset. If you have time, it's quite enjoyable to suggest sitting on the stairs and watching the sunset quietly.
it's wonderful very nice to visit and interesting also every thing is great people weather food it's different than anything