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Wat Traimit, Bangkok

       Wat Traimit is one of Bangkok’s most beautiful temples. It is well-liked by both Thai and foreign visitors. It not only has great beauty and grandeur, but it also has a long history. Tourists who want to visit the temple can take the MRT subway to Hua Lamphong Station and exit No. 1. It takes about 10 minutes to walk from Hua Lamphong Station to the temple. Beautiful views of Bangkok can be seen along the way.

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Wat Traimit story

       Wat Traimit is an ancient temple and the monastery was made from woods, The original name is “Wat sam Jean” because, in the past, The temple was built by 3 Chinese. In 1939 local people cooperated to restore the temple and change the temple name to “Wat Traimit Witthaya Ram”. There have a famous buddha status name “Phra Sukhothai Traimit”, In the original, a layer of status was covered by stucco and colored glass that had been concealed the true value for 200 years. When the time for relocation comes to, the plaster was chipped off appearing the gold surface of the buddha status. With the pure gold 5.5 tonnes, The Guinness Book of World Record accepting Phra Sukhothai Traimit is The Largest gold buddha status in the world.

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Phra Phuttha Maha Suwanna Patimakon

       The Golden Buddha has the official name “Phra Phuttha Maha Suwanna Patimakon” and a Thai people know as “Phra Sukhothai Traimit”. This is The Largest gold buddha status in the world, It was made from pure gold 5.5 tonnes with the Sukhothai Dynasty style. In the past, The buddha status plastered cover all because of preventing stolen until time for relocating that the true value appearing to visible. The statue is 3 meters tall and weighs 5.5 tonnes, there has estimated to be worth 250 million dollars. Come to visit the temple and facing to the statue with your eyes.

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How to behave when you visit Wat Traimit

       The regulation of the temple is no different from other temples in Thailand, the prohibited dress is Short pants, short skirts, tight shirts, thin clothes, tank top, flip-flops, sleeveless shirt, and do not take the shirt outside of the pants. The cost of the Ticket is 140 baths per one, If you would like to visit the temple purchasing a ticket in front of the temple that the only way.

The temple opens daily 09.00 AM – 5.00 PM.

For more information please contact 0890022700.

Address : 661 Charoenkrung Road, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/jUAKbr2gzYkcGLgx7

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How to travel to Wat Traimit

Travel with Mrt and walking.

        Take The MRT Blue Line and get of Hua Lamphong Station(BL28) and then walking to exit number one after that walking straight along the Tri Mit Road around 350 meters, you will meet Wat Traimit temple. You can check the cost of the train through the link on the website below.

The starting point: Hua Lamphong Station

https://metro.bemplc.co.th/Fare-Calculation?lang=en

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