Wat Arun

Wat Arun in Bangkok

Wat Arun is situated on the banks of the Chao Phraya river. Also known as the Temple Of Dawn with Its official name as Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan. After stepping off the ferry at Tha Tien Peir, take a 3 baht barge ride (price may have increased) directly across the river to the other side. This short barge ride is from another pier immediately next to Tha Tien Pier at the same location from a seperate dedicated entrance booth.

You can take the steps part way up the main 79 meter tall Prang where it has wide views of the river and the city in the distance. The full magnificience of Wat Arun can be seen from the other side of the river at dawn, dusk and when it is lit up at night .

Tha Tien peir can be reached from a regular ferry ride from Central Peir. The temple is open daily from 8:30am until 5:30pm.

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