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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it can be all those and still unique in a country full of temples and Buddhas. This modern temple is best known for its massive, gilded statue of the sitting Buddha, one of the largest in Thailand, which dates back to the 1600's. This...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

As an outsider, it was an amazing experience to observe the locals practicing. The golden Buddha statue was an impressive sight to see as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ms971
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

Came here on visit to Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. No admission. Very large Buddha inside. Many locals come and pay respect. Good quick visit before entering Wat San Sri Sanphet.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ylc25
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The monastery is in the compound of ancient royal palace. There is a gigantic buddha in the temple which draws hundreds of tourists to pay homage. There are many local souvenir shop in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank treetape
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We didn't go in, but instead took pictures from the outside. Its a very beautiful and colourful temple in the surroundings of many other temple ruins.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Well, this is one of the well kept Buddha statues in this region. This statue was supposed to have moved from some location away long time back. Its still being worshipped by locals so you can see all the rituals performed to Buddha here, just...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

It houses a big Buddha. The building and its interior look pretty new and I don't find it attractive to me. It doesn't charge admission fee to visitors.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank weeburn
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This wat contains one of Thailand’s largest bronze Buddha images. Now gilded, it probably dates from the late 15th century, though it has gone through numerous restorations. The image was left open to the sky until the 1950’s, when the site was restored. Worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CherylM119
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

After visiting the ruins walk over to see the gigantic Buddha inside this Wat. Quite impressive. There are warnings to watch for pickpockets. The Buddha is quite beautiful and massive.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 29 April 2018

If you are visiting the nearby, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, then you should take the extra steps to go up and see the large buddha inside this temple. You will have to take your shoes off to go inside but it is worth it.

Date of experience: April 2018
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