Wat Arun
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  • Bangkok: Thai Baht Coin Monuments Tour

    1. Bangkok: Thai Baht Coin Monuments Tour

    Start with pickup from your accommodation in Bangkok. Travel to Bangkok’s Flower Market to start the day, followed by a visit to Wat Phra Kaew as seen on the 1 Thai Baht coin. Also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, this sacred site is known for the huge Buddha statue made from jade, as well as panoramic views of the Bangkok skyline. Explore the nearby Royal Grand Palace, which was home to the royal family until the early 1900s. Next, board a riverboat to the next stop, Wat Arun, also known as the Temple of Dawn. Nestled beside the river, this temple is featured on the 10 Thai Baht coin. Discover a monument decorated with colorful mosaic designs that make it a popular photo-op. Snap a shot or two before heading to lunch at a local restaurant for lunch, at your own expense. After lunch, travel to Wat Saket, also known as the Temple of the Golden Mount due to its large gleaming c...

  • Bangkok: Night Bike Ride and Dinner at a Local Restaurant

    2. Bangkok: Night Bike Ride and Dinner at a Local Restaurant

    Discover Bangkok at night on a guided small group cycling tour for a maximum of 6 people. Explore alleyways like a local with an experienced guide, see famous landmarks lit up at night, and savor an authentic Thai meal for dinner. Begin your experience at the meeting point on the Thonburi side of Bangkok at 6 PM. Receive your bike, helmet, and light for your safety, as well as fluorescent clothing, if you wish. Take a short ride through winding alleys to a local Thai family's restaurant and enjoy a tasty meal there. After dinner, cycle through a few lesser-known areas to see Bangkok like a local. Stop at Wat Arun and take photos of it shimmering in the night lights, then cross the Chao Phraya River on a local ferry. Once on the other side of the river, ride to Wat Pho, the largest temple in Bangkok famous for its huge reclining Buddha statue. Next, cycle around the Royal Grand Palace ...

  • Bangkok: Full-Day Private Customized Tour with Transport

    3. Bangkok: Full-Day Private Customized Tour with Transport

    Begin your 8-hour customized private journey of Bangkok by meeting your friendly guide and your private driver at the hotel lobby. Benefit from an itinerary that can be altered and adjusted according to your interests. Your licensed tour guide will make sure your tour of Bangkok is tailored exactly to your needs and desires. Sit back and relax in your very own air-conditioned vehicle as you travel around the city. Enjoy full flexibility and decide whether you want to visit major sightseeing attractions, eat great street food, explore the flower market, take a little canal boat tour, or simply bargain better at the shopping malls like MBK Center or Platinum. Explore Rattanakosin Island to see the Grand Palace, Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho or Wat Arun. Check out the famous Khao San Road or Chatuchak Weekend Market. Feel hassle-free and let the guide arrange things for you to enjoy the fas...

    Helped us with where we wanted to go. Nothing too much trouble. I have mobility problems and they catered for me brilliantly. Kiwi and Gang were so informative and friendly, would highly recommend them 200% Great time. !!!!

  • From Pattaya: Bangkok Temples Full-Day Tour

    4. From Pattaya: Bangkok Temples Full-Day Tour

    Don’t miss out on visiting some of Bangkok’s most beautiful temples from Pattaya. This full-day tour of Bangkok’s most famous temples includes six unique sites you won’t see anywhere else. Start the day nice and early before heading to the first stop, the Bangkok Flower Market. Known locally as Pak Khlong Talat, it is the city's largest wholesale flower market and is open 24/7. See the colorful displays of flowers, before cruising across the river to the next stop: Wat Arun. Situated on the banks of the Chao Phraya river, Wat Arun, also known as the Temple of Dawn, is a Hindu temple named after the sun god Aruna. Spend some time here exploring and admiring the colorful spires that can be seen from most viewpoints in Bangkok.  Next stop is Wot Pho, a giant 46-meter long Buddha statue on its side. Besides housing hundreds of Buddha images, Wat Pho is also considered a leading school in ...

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What people are saying about Wat Arun

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

We are a family with two teenagers and we had 12 hours between our flight so we booked a trip with a driver and a guide. Our guide was very nice and with good spirit she brought us to what we wanted to see: The temple Wat Pho, a trip on the canals with a long boat, a nice cafe next to the big canal for lunch and a shopping center at the end (although the MBK shopping center was a bit disappointing, so maybe choose another shoping center :-) ). We had good time and returned to the airport in fine time for our fly home.

A great day ... THANKS to a SuperGuide. Thank you AMY ... After a short "discussion" of our ideas and their ideas we went on our trip through Bangkok. Lots of great impressions and fantastic photos ... Just a nice first day in Bangkok. Many thanks also for our driver. We can recommend the tour ... Greetings from Jacqueline Tom Dirk and Rene

Thank you to our guide Sam! Very good service. He speaks few orders of French. We were with our 2 girls and they enjoyed a lot Will recommended

We had a great tour guide and good driver. She told us a lot about Bangkok and the sights; it was a successful day.

Sam was very knowledgeable of Thai culture and history