Wat arun ว ดอร ณ also known as the temple of dawn at the bank of chao phraya river is popular for its cultural significance and tourism magnitude and it is acclaimed as one of the top landmarks of the bangkok skyline. Chao phraya river cruise express boats charge just about 4 baht to cross the river.
Just walk towards the tha tien market and find the pier where ferries cruising the chao phraya river are docked.
Wat arun river. Too bad i wasn t able to see how sunlight would ve hit the pearly surface of the spire during my visit because of the. River boat the best way to get there is by river boat. Wat arun rajwararam atau candi fajar.
It is also called by locals as wat chaeng ว ดแจ ง. An elegant buddhist temple located on the banks of the chao phraya river. Wat arun ratchawararam ratchawaramahawihan thai.
Wát ʔarun temple of dawn is a buddhist temple in bangkok yai district of bangkok thailand on the thonburi west bank of the chao phraya river. Fresh from my tour around wat pho where the reclining buddha resides i took a 2 minute walk to the docks of tha tien market to cross chao phraya river and visit the majestic temple of dawn or wat arun its main feature is the khmer style tower which can be seen from afar.
Wat arun locally known as wat chaeng is a landmark temple on the west thonburi bank of the chao phraya river. How to get to the wat arun. There is no sky train or mrt subway station in the area.
Wat arun bahasa thai. Getting from wat pho to wat arun like wat phra kaew to wat pho which only takes a few minutes walk getting from wat pho to wat arun is also easy. You can get there by river boat taxi or tuk tuk.
According to tripadvisor travelers these are the best ways to experience temple of dawn wat arun. Visitors who brave the spire s incredibly steep steps are rewarded with views over the winding river and historic old city.
Three temples bangkok city tour multi languages from 73 71 thailand s ayutthaya temples and river cruise from bangkok from 64 26. Wat arun river view suite 66 sqm. It s easily one of the most stunning temples in bangkok not only because of its riverside location but also because the design is very different from the other temples you can visit in the thai capital.
The wat arun or temple of dawn is located on wat arun amarin road on the west bank of the chao phraya river opposite the wat pho temple and the grand palace. Wat arun s appearance is different to other religious sites in bangkok having been inspired by the temples of the ancient kingdom of ayutthaya.