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Wat Saket

Wat Saket, known as the Temple of the Golden Mount, is a Buddhist temple that is situated in the Pom Prap Sattru Phai district of Bangkok, Thailand. The temple dates back to ancient times before Bangkok was the capital of Thailand. When Bangkok became the capital in the 18th century, King Rama I ordered major renovations to Wat Saket and he also gave the temple its current name. The hill where Wat Saket is located is called the Golden Mountain and it stands as one of the symbols of Bangkok. It also offers a great place to get panoramic views.

  • Enter the fifty eight-metre chedi of Wat Saket and you will find a Buddha relic that is among the most important Buddhist artefacts in all of Bangkok.
  • Visit Bangkok in November, when Wat Saket has a temple fair to celebrate Loy Kratong, a weeklong festival that honours the river gods in Thailand.
  • Climb the three hundred steps to the top of the Golden Mount and, in addition to the great exercise, you will also be afforded unmatched views of Bangkok.

Bangkok is one of the easiest cities in the world to get around due to its efficient public transportation system and abundance of inexpensive taxis. One way to get there is to use the BTS Skytrain and get off at Victory Monument station. From there you can catch a taxi or motorcycle taxi that will take you the rest of the way to Wat Saket. Another way is to use the Khlong Saen Saeb boat from Pratunam Pier that will take you to Leelard Pier, just a short walk from Wat Saket.

Hotels near Wat Saket

481 hotels near Wat Saket

1 Royal Princess Larn Luang Bangkok

5 stars
4.3 / 5

269 Larn Luang Road, Pomprab Map

Conveniently located in the heart of Bangkok, Royal Princess Hotel Larn Luang provides a stylish base ideal for business and leisure travellers looking for contemporary comforts and proximity to... More

2 Shanghai Mansion Bangkok Hotel

4 stars
4.5 / 5 10 reviews

479-481 Yaowaraj Road Map

Shanghai Mansion Bangkok Hotel offers elegant spaces inspired by ancient Chinese mansions. This hotel blends old Shanghai charm and Thai hospitality for a unique experience. Apart from its... More

3 Buddy Lodge Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5

265 Khaosan Road, Taladyot, Pranakorn Map

Conveniently positioned along the budget traveller's haven in central Bangkok, Buddy Lodge Hotel makes for an ideal place to stay for shoppers and tourists on a tight fund. Guests at this Thailand... More

4 Boonsiri Place Hotel Bangkok

3 stars
4.0 / 5 5 reviews

55 Buranasart Road Map

Boonsiri Place Hotel Bangkok offers best in comfort and styles. Quality service and modern lodging are best complemented at this property. Just 1 kilometre from this hotel is Sanam Luang, a Public... More

5 Buddy Boutique Inn

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

62 Chakkapong Road, Taladyod, Pranakorn, Map

Offering budget-friendly accommodations with tasteful style, Buddy Boutique Inn Bangkok makes for a suitable base for travellers staying in the bustling city of Bangkok. While on holiday, tourists... More

6 Nouvo City Hotel

4 stars
3.5 / 5

100 Samsen 2, Samsen Road, Banglumphu Map

Featuring sophisticated accommodations in a prime city centre location, Nouvo City Hotel Bangkok makes for a suitable base for tourists exploring the bustling city of Bangkok. Vacationers can... More

7 Hotel De'Moc

3 stars
4.4 / 5 5 reviews

78 Prajatipatai Road.,Pranakorn Map

Set in a perfect vacation destination and reflecting traditional standards, Hotel De'Moc offers high degree of comfort and service essential for an ideal holiday excursion. Chalermkrung Royal... More

8 Rambuttri Village Inn And Plaza

2 stars
3.3 / 5 11 reviews

95 Soi Ram Buttri, Chakkra Phong Road, Map

Creating an ideal atmosphere for a relaxing stay, Rambuttri Village Inn & Plaza Bangkok is the right choice of accommodation, while visiting Thailand. Located near the Old Siam Plaza, Thai musical... More

9 Sawasdee Banglumpoo Inn Bangkok

2 stars
4.2 / 5 5 reviews

160/1 Khaosan Road Map

Boasting a convenient location for travellers looking for long or short stay, Sawasdee Banglumpoo Inn Bangkok offers easy access to the city's major tourist attractions. Among the many landmarks of... More

10 Miramar Hotel

4 stars
2.9 / 5

777 Mahachai rd Map

Designed with both the business and leisure travellers need in mind, Miramar Hotel Bangkok is an ideal place for a perfect holiday. Travellers can visit National Museum, where one can find... More