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A well-known landmark, the towering gold chedi of Wat Saket, also known as the Golden Mount, was once the highest point in the city. Full review →
Wat Saket is easily recognized by its golden chedi, atop a fortresslike hill near busy Ratchadamnoen Road and Banglampoo. Full review →
Golden Mount was commissioned by Rama III, who ordered that the earth dug out to create Bangkok’s expanding klorng network be piled up to build an enormous, 100m-high, 500m-wide... Full review →
The mound is crowned by a fortress topped with the gilded chedi (tower-reliquary) of Wat Saket. Full review →From the top, there is a superb view of the River Chao Phraya and the royal district.
Assembled from canal diggings, the Golden Mount (Phu Khao Thong) was intended by Rama III to be clad as a giant chedi. Full review →