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Bangkok: Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) Self-Guided Audio Tour

Activity provider: Action Tour Guide

Bangkok: Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) Self-Guided Audio Tour

Activity provider: Action Tour Guide

From US$ 8 per person

Download an app-based, self-guided audio tour at the Wat Pho in Bangkok. Discover the Temple of the Reclining Buddha at your own pace and learn more about its architecture and history.

About this activity

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Valid 365 days
from first activation
Audio guide included
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Use an app-based self-guided audio tour to explore the Temple of the Reclining Bhudda
  • Learn about the history of the site, and its importance to royal dynasties throughout the centuries
  • Admire the beautiful architecture of the temples, and the large collection of Buddha statues
Full description
Take a narrated, offline, self-guided audio walking tour of the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) in Bangkok. Discover the largest reclining Buddha statue in Thailand and explore the complex of four temples that houses the largest collection of Buddha statues in the country. Enjoy a tour has been developed by local guides, curated by creative writers, and narrated by professional voice artists.

Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app that will function as your personal guide, audio tour, and map all in one.

Use your self-guided audio tour to explore the Wat Pho complex at your own pace. Begin at the complex entrance and follow the route provided on the app. Learn more about the architecture of the temples which is notably different from other temples in Thailand. Hear interesting facts and trivia about the site as you explore. Discover more about the history of the site and its role as The Royal Temple of King Rama I of the Chakri Dynasty. Learn about the 1,360 marble inscriptions related to medical, historical, and liberal sciences located throughout the temples. Gain comprehensive insight into one of Bangkok's most famous landmarks throughout your tour.
Includes
  • Self-guided tour taken via Action Tour Guide app
  • Unique password (sent by email) for access
  • Live GPS map on your phone
  • Offline functionality
  • Audio narration
  • Written text explanations
  • Route from stop to stop
  • List of stops along the route
  • Entry to paid attractions
  • Vehicle rentals
  • Food or drinks
  • Transportation
  • Parking
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

This is a self-guided experience and not an entrance ticket. It begins at Reclining Buddha (พระพุทธไสยาสน์), Wat Pho, Khwaeng Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand. Be sure to check your email before you begin to download the Action Tour Guide app, enter your unique password, and access your tour. These steps require good data/wifi. From there, simply follow the audio instructions and the route. Have questions? Visit Action Tour Guide’s Help page: https://actiontourguide.com/faq/

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Headphones
  • Long pants
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Face mask or protective covering
  • Sarong
  • Long-sleeved shirt

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • This is a self-guided tour; no guide will accompany you. The Action Tour Guide app functions as a guide, an audio tour, and a map.
  • After the booking, you will receive an email with a link to the Action Tour Guide app and a unique password to access the tour within the app
  • This tour has been developed by local guides, curated by creative writers, and narrated by professional voice artists
  • Most stops along the tour have animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries or interior rooms
  • This tour is valid forever, from the moment of booking. You will not need to change the booking if your travel plans change

Product ID: 397928