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White Elephant Pagoda (Wat Tahm-rai-saw)

2 Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Interesting history

Had a great city tour guide that explained to me the meaning of the various different statues in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
alex j
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Nice pagoda

Well worth a visit, but maybe not if you have already visited dozens of pagodas. Quite easy to... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
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2 Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great city tour guide that explained to me the meaning of the various different statues in the grounds. Temple was locked but entrance to the grounds is free.

Thank alex j
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit, but maybe not if you have already visited dozens of pagodas. Quite easy to reach and nice statues.

Thank Ana L
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We were just out walking and just came upon this. I find that this happens a lot here in Cambodia. It was very quiet and no one was around so you could walk around and not feel you were interfering. we also had a dog...More

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Bit of a surprise, as you just come upon it. Usual gilded buildings, but with white elephants. Take a few photos.

Thank gastronaut_11
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Temple was located and most of the monks and residents seemed to be either away or indoors. This is one of the better kept temple and grounds.

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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Free to see. Lots of interesting sculptures and even a fairly gruesome sculpture of a body being eaten by birds. Many tombs, so definitely be respectful. I enjoyed my 20 minutes walking around the grounds.

Thank Emellee
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Love the sculptures of the elephants, Buddha's and horses but unfortunately like so many wats in Cambodia the doors were locked. There were many monks in the compound but they seemed to be busy so I didn't interrupt them. One of the better temples in...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

Different from many of the other places in Cambodia as the Thai influence come through. The elephants are eye catching.

Thank ktlynrobertson
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

There are many many WATS in the the area In not sure if I ended up the right one it had a elephant out front and was huge.. It must have been a day off the day I was there as it was all locked...More

Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

This pagoda is very old with interest history between Khmer and Thai. The design is different from other Khmer pagodas. So it is worth to visit and it is in the town not suburb just spend 10minutes to walk from the market.

Thank Sovannleap H
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