Attractions in Bangkok

Wat Arun Temple of Dawn

Thai: วัดอรุณราชวรารามราชวรมหาวิหาร
Opening Hours: 8AM – 6PM
Alternative Names: Wat Arun Ratchawaram Ratchaworamawihan, Temple of Dawn
Established: before 1656 CE
Address: 158 Thanon Wang Doem, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok 10600
District: Bangkok Yai
Nearby Attractions: Chao Praya River, Wat Kanlayanamit

This famous Chao Phraya riverbank landmark diagonally opposite the Grand Palace, is best known for a porcelain encrusted 79 metre central pagoda which sparkles in the sun. The temple can be reached either by Arun Amarin Road or by boat from Tha Tian Pier near Wat Pho.

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