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Wat Suthat Buddhist Temple

The perfect blend of tranquillity and art

Wat Suthat Buddhist Temple

Wat Suthat, one of the oldest temples nestled in the old city town of Bangkok is a historical wonder best known for its giant swing, eclectic architecture, and scenic surroundings.

Golden Buddha in Wat Suthat
Golden Buddha in Wat Suthat | img by Nicolas Lannuzel via flickr

Rich History

Wat Suthat, being one of the oldest temples in Bangkok, is endowed with an affluent history taking us back to the reign of King Rama I and the iconic Giant Swing, towering right outside of its grand entrance.

Significant Features

Anyone who pays a visit to Wat Suthat cannot simply miss its splendid chapel coupled with a sweeping roof, unique murals in the interior, and beautifully hand-carved teakwood door panels. A historical and religious place of worship with such prominent architecture is indeed a must-see during your stay in Bangkok.
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Unique location and surrounding

Found in the old city town of Bangkok, east of Royal Field, a visit to Wat Suthat also allows you to discover the temple of the Emerald Buddha and Wat Pho, two impressive Buddhist temples which should not go unseen on your trip to Bangkok.