Wat Pho วัดโพธิ์ in Bangkok- longest reclining Buddha

Bangkok กรุงเทพฯ, Temple

Wat Pho วัดโพธิ์ has the longest reclining Buddha and you will need to pay 50baht entrance fee (to help in temple maintenance).

Wat Pho Reclining Buddha in Bangkok

Wat Pho Reclining Buddha in Bangkok

Wat Pho Reclining Buddha in Bangkok

Lengthwise photo

Wat Pho Reclining Buddha in Bangkok

The feet of the Reclining Buddha.

Wat Pho Reclining Buddha in Bangkok
The back view. Some people buy a bag of coins and place in the almsbowl which are lined up at the back.

Wat Pho in Bangkok

The outside scene of the Wat.

Wat Pho in Bangkok

Guardian Deities guarding the gates and entrance.

Wat Pho Reclining Buddha in Bangkok

Beautifully carved stupas.

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Wall murals.

Wat Pho Massage school
Above: Wat Pho International Massage school- very well known for its good massage. 30 min massage cost less than 300baht and reflexology cost about 320baht for 45 min. It’s safe and the staff have very good manners. Please arrive way before 5pm because the massage school will close at 6pm and you will be sorry that your tired feet did not get enough massage …. 🙂

Wat Pho in Bangkok
Wat Pho in Bangkok

In the evening, the temple grounds become a buzz with the local kids playing various games. Of course, like all temples, they close around 6pm so don’t come too late.

Wat Pho in Bangkok

The map within Wat Pho:

Wat Pho in Bangkok

Address of Wat Pho วัดโพธิ์ in Bangkok:
2 Sanamchai Road,
Grand Palace Subdistrict,
Pranakorn District,
Bangkok 10200,
Thailand

Website: http://www.watpho.com/ (English version: http://www.watpho.com/index.php?lang=en)
Operating hours: 8am to 6.30pm
Entrance Fee: 100 baht per person (for foreigners)

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