Wat Suthat located on Bamrung Muang Road, opposite Bangkok City Hall. In front of the temple, there is a giant swing decorated with beautiful teak-cravings, its height is more than 20 metres, used in the Hinduism ceremony.
When getting in the temple, you will find many Chinese influence decorations in this area; pagodas, and rock-cravings from junk trade during the reign of King Rama III. Don’t miss to sightsee inside the principal hall where you can see the 8 metres height Buddha image surrounded by the splendid wall painting, telling the previous life of Buddha and Thai traditional culture.
Wat Suthat is opened daily from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Entrance fee is THB 20. A proper dress code required.
From Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, you can reach Wat Suthat by taking BTS Sky Train from Asok station to Saphan Taksin station. Then, connect to Chao Phraya Express Boat to Ta Chang (Pier N9), and get a taxi or tuk-tuk to the temple, or take a taxi direct from the hotel which is about 10 kilometres away.