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Family Review of Wat Po

Away Travel Expert: Jenny McKelvie
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FamilyExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 3 - 5 , 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Impress the kids with your knowledge of Buddhism by explaining that the reclining pose symbolizes the Buddha's passing into nirvana.
  • Wat Po's School Of Traditional Massage is famous for its teaching of traditional Thai massage. For mums and dads, this is the ideal opportunity to try an invigorating muscle workout that involves lots of stretching and deep-tissue massage.
If you only visit one of Bangkok's myriad temples, make it Wat Po, the city's largest and oldest. The star of the show here is the enormous reclining Buddha, which, at 46 meters long and 15 meters wide, wows visitors young and old. If its size isn't

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Maharaj Rd., near the river (about 1km/ 2/3 mile south of the Grand Palace)
Parking: Daily 8am-5pm; massages offered until 6pm
Price: 20B (50¢/30p) admission

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 02222-0933
Transportation: A short walk or taxi from Tha Thien pier
Price Information: 20B (50¢/30p) admission
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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