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Address: Phetkasem Road | near Khlong U Taphao Bridge, Hat Yai, Thailand
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Sleeping buhda in city area

This sleeping buhda is located in the city centre. There are 2 sleeping buhda in Hat Yai and this is the older and smaller version. There is a new bigger sleeping buhda at songkla... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 January 2017
Jaunesk
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This sleeping buhda is located in the city centre. There are 2 sleeping buhda in Hat Yai and this is the older and smaller version. There is a new bigger sleeping buhda at songkla as well which is an hour drive away from city area.

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Thank Jaunesk
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

More than decades, Wat Hat Yai Nai is the heart of Hat Yai and Hat Yai people. The reclining Buddha previous placed in the open area and now under the roof with the underground room for showing the historic photos of this temple. You can free eels, fish and turtles at the back of this Wat.

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Thank PanSum
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Reach the temple at 12pm and no tourists at all. The temple is not well maintain. Can see a lot of bird poop on the Buddha. Nothing much there. Advice to skip this attraction Only 3km away from city center.

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Thank Fongpen S
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The temple grounds are a bit of a mess due to some renovations, the only thing that impressed me was the Buddha, its the biggest reclining buddha I have seen in Thailand. Trip advisor map is wrong.. located here 7.003293, 100.455044

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Thank sja74
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

One of the place for buddha people to pray. Nice surrounding. Pretty buddha is resting peacefully and the sami is friendly

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Thank Noor Shuhada A
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

One of the most prominent temple around in Hat Yat. The place was well kept and clean. Do go in through the back and there is a small temple inside / underneath the main statue.

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Thank Icchiey
Langkawi, Malaysia
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Nothing much to see. Just pray and take some pics of the sleeping Buddha. Spent 10 min here and off we go to the next place.

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Thank obeah
Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

With the size it projects, the Buddha was so huge that even to climb it, you need to rappel.The details to Buddha was not that much. The Buddha is more of a smiling one rather than a serious or in meditating state. The place was huge considering there was a mausoleum in the bottom. I don't like to enter mausoleum... More 

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Thank Johann R
Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

If you come to Hatyai, you need to visit this place. No entry fee, place is clean, you can pray if you want, or ask blessing from the monks

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Thank adrianusprima
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Very peacefully place, holy spirit spreading into every people visiting here. Most spectacular giant reclining Buddha is very interesting and show how to be a good man in the world.

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Thank Bambang R

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