Welcome to the narrated offline walking tour of Wat Pho, the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, in Bangkok, Thailand!
Wat Pho is home to an enormous statue of the Buddha. What makes it special? Unlike other statues, this one shows the Buddha near the end of his life, laying down (reclining or sleeping). Not only is this position extremely rare, its also depicted on such a huge scale that its hard to capture the statues size in a photo.
As one of Thailands, most popular sights, Wat Pho is a must-visit while in Bangkok. Experience the wonder of the statue as you enter the temple. Learn about the temples role in Thai culture. Most importantly, understand its significance in Buddhism, and the ongoing cycle of life and rebirth.
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Wat Pho: Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Sleeping Buddha)
Wat Pho is home to one of Bangkoks most popular sights: an amazingly huge reclining (or sleeping) statue of the Buddha. Discover the wonders of this statue, the intricacies of its temple, and the history of traditional Thai massage with this tour.
This tour of the Reclining Buddha Temple includes:
Welcome to Wat Pho
Temple of the Reclining Buddha
The Giants of Wat Pho
Thai Traditional Massage
Four L-shaped Viharn
Be immersed in an engaging, accurate, and entertaining story about each point of interest. The stories are professionally narrated and prepared by local guides. Most stops also have additional stories that you can optionally choose to hear.
No data, cellular or even wireless network connection needed while taking the tour. Download over Wi-Fi/Data Network before your tour.
Freedom of travel
No scheduled tour timings, no crowded groups, and no rush to move along past stops that interest you. You have total freedom to skip ahead, linger, and take as many photos as youd like.
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FREE DEMO vs FULL ACCESS:
Check out the totally free demo to get an idea of what this tour is all about. If you like it, purchase the tour to get full access to all of the stories.
Download ahead of time, over data or WiFi.
Be sure the phone battery is fully charged, or take an external battery pack.
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Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. This app uses your location service and GPS tracking feature to allow real-time tracking of your route.