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Giant Swing, Bangkok

  • WatSuthat, better known for the towering red Giant Swing that stands at its passage, is one of the most noteworthy and remarkable temples in Bangkok. It highlights a rich  church with clearing rooftop, wonderful divider paintings and stunning hand­cut teakwood entryway panels. Standing at 21.15 meters, between WatSuthat and Bangkok City Hall, the Giant Swing's two towering red columns and intricately cut crossbar are unmistakable visible from a  far distance. The first Giant Swing, dating from 1784, was replaced in 2004 with another one created completely from brilliant teak. The development of the new swing was a  mind boggling procedure of hand­cutting, paint undercoating and covering by expert  specialists and included various gatherings from structural architects to the Forestry Department to Brahmin ministers.



    Opening Hours:Every day from 08:30 AM ­ 09:00 PM

    Location:BamrungMuang Road, Old City (Rattanakosin), opposite Bangkok City Hall

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Giant Swing

WatSuthat, better known for the towering red Giant Swing that stands at its passage, is one of the most noteworthy and remarkable temples in Bangkok. It highlights a rich  church with clearing rooftop, wonderful divider paintings and stunning hand­cut teakwood entryway panels. Standing at 21.15 meters, between WatSuthat and Bangkok City Hall, the Giant Swing's two towering red columns and intricately cut crossbar are unmistakable visible from a  far distance. The first Giant Swing, dating from 1784, was replaced in 2004 with another one created completely from brilliant teak. The development of the new swing was a  mind boggling procedure of hand­cutting, paint undercoating and covering by expert  specialists and included various gatherings from structural architects to the Forestry Department to Brahmin ministers.



Opening Hours:Every day from 08:30 AM ­ 09:00 PM

Location:BamrungMuang Road, Old City (Rattanakosin), opposite Bangkok City Hall

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