Wat Saket (Temple of the Golden Mount)


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Wat Saket is best known for the Golden Mount, an 80-meter high man-made hill crowned with a golden stupa. Before climbing 300 steps to get to the structure, notice the unusual cemetery at the base. Wat Saket used to be the capital crematorium; it became a dumping ground for around 600,000 plague victims! When you ascend to the top, visit the Buddha relic housed within the chedi and marvel at the panoramic vista of old Bangkok!

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344 Ban Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok, Thailand


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