Wat Pho (Temple of Reclining Buddah)

Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha), or Wat Phra Chetuphon, is located behind the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Keaw). It's one of the largest temple complexes in the city and is famous for its giant reclining Buddha that measures 46 meters long. It’s an easy ten minute to the Grand Palace. Wat Pho is also very famous for its traditional Thai massage. Wat Pho is often considered the leading school of massage in Thailand. Since December 2012, entrance to the temple costs 100 baht and you can visit any time between 08:00 and 17:00.

 

Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 - 17:00 (Massage available until 18:00) Location: Maharat Road. Close to the river (about a half mile south of the Grand Palace), Old City (Rattanakosin)

Price Range: The entrance fee is 100 baht


From Biotouch Thailand to Wat Pho (Temple of Reclining Buddah)..

From Biotouch Thailand to Wat Pho (Temple of Reclining Buddah):

  • 21.6 km away from Biotouch Thialnd
  • 37 minutes by car
  • Get on Chalong Rat Expressway
    7 min (2.9 km)

  • Continue on Chalong Rat Expressway Take the Si Rat Expressway to Phetchaburi Road. Take exit 2-09 from Si Rat Expressway
    15 min (14.7 km)

  • Take Lan Luang Road and Ratchadamnoen Klang Road to Sanam Chai Road in Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang
    11 min (4.0 km)

From Biotouch Thailand to Wat Pho (Temple of Reclining Buddah) by BTS Skytrain Station:

  • Walk approx. 8 minutes to Ekamai BTS Skytrain Station
  • Take the BTS to BTS Saphan Taksin Station
  • Walk to the Sathorn pier to take the orange flag Chao Phraya Express boat to the Tha Tien pier right next to Wat Pho south (downriver). 
  • 5 minutes walk from Tha Tien to Wat Pho