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Golden Mountain Wat Saket

Presentation Golden Mountain

Thai name : ภูเขาทอ
My opinion:
Wat Saket the golden mountain is perched on a hill overlooking a small town. Its golden chedi is the origin of the name of the place. From the roof, you have a breathtaking view of Bangkok and can see how it's a city of contrasts.

Some tours going Golden Mountain

Bangkok Old City Tour
By Bangkok Funride

Bangkok Old City Tour

Offered in Englishenglish guide
Discover the soul of the old Rattanakosin island in Bangkok by riding a escooter through the hidden alleys along the canals near Wat Saket (Golden Mountain), the Phra Athit fort and the Chao Phraya river, to then end the visit by the famous Khao San Road.

Explore the Temples on Thai Baht Coins in Bangkok
By TakeMeTour

Explore the Temples on Thai Baht Coins in Bangkok

Offered in Englishenglish guide
Flip the coins together with us, and let's discover more behind the temples on our coins! These remarkable temples are some of Bangkok's most historically significant, and it's all the more better when you can learn about them from our Local Experts!

Let the Thai Baht Coins Lead You to Temples
By TakeMeTour

Let the Thai Baht Coins Lead You to Temples

Offered in Englishenglish guide
Have you ever noticed what appears on Thai coins? Actually, those places are the historic temples around Bangkok and surely, they are must-visit places. Flip the coins and join my journey! You will discover more of what you see on the coins.

Practical information about Golden Mountain

Every day from 8h to 19h. It is also nice to visit it in the evening just before it closes. The view over Bangkok illuminated is amazing !
Admission: 20 THB


To go visit Golden Mountain, you can also book one of the tours above.

How to get to Golden Mountain ?

To get to the Golden Mount Temple, I recommend using the Klong Saen Saep river shuttles (see details here). Otherwise, several bus lines can take you nearby the temple, including lines 2, 5, 15, 44, 47, 70, 503 and 511 (non-exhaustive list).

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Rules to respect when visiting a temple

Golden Mountain is a temple and when you visit a temple in Thailand there are some rules to know and follow :

  • Dress properly (knees and shoulders should be covered)
  • Take off your shoes when entering the buildings
  • Be quiet
  • Don't hug or kiss
  • Don't point your feet to Buddha's image
  • Don't smoke

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