Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Bangkok Sights

Wat Benjamabophit (Marble Temple)

  • Nakhon Pathom Rd. Map It
  • Dusit
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 08/01/2013

Fodor's Review

Built in 1899, this wat is a favorite with photographers because of its open spaces and light, shining marble. Statues of the Buddha line the courtyard, and the magnificent interior has crossbeams of lacquer and gold. But Wat Benjamabophit is more than a splendid temple—the monastery is a seat of learning that appeals to Buddhist monks with intellectual yearnings.

Sight Information

Address:

Nakhon Pathom Rd., Bangkok, 10300, Thailand

Map It

Phone:

02-280–2273

Sight Details:

  • B20
  • 8-5:30

Updated 08/01/2013

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Sights

See all sights in Bangkok

Fodorite Reviews

Average Rating

By Andrew

  • Service

  • Food

  • Décor

  • Value

Dec 20, 2004

Western marble meets Buddha's colonnade

Amazing fusion of western architecture with traditional Wat embellishments. The statues of Buddha inside are a must to see.

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

Advertisement