Wat Arun

sights / Religious

Wat Arun information

Location
Thailand
Address
Th Arun Amarin
Telephone
+66 2891 1149
Getting there
Metro: cross-river ferry from Tha Tien
Prices
admission 20B, cross-river ferry 3B
Opening hours
9am-5pm
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The precursor to modern skyscrapers, this Khmer-style temple dominates the river landscape like an ancient military installation. Up close, the masculine monument is decorated in delicate mosaic details and marks the re-emergence of the Thai capital after the Burmese invasion in the 18th century.