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Considered one of the most beautiful images of Buddha, this statue was cast during the late Sukhothai period in 1631.
Phitsanulok, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the banks of the Nan river in the center of Phitsanulok is the Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat, a Royal temple dating to the 14th century. Local people often refer to the temple as the Wat Yai (Big Temple) The temple was founded in...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank andr_mo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely the area of the temple almost always crowded with Local people and tourists.But when you get inside the temple, you will be impressed by the "Phra Buddhachinnaraj" the most beautiful buddha statue in Thailand. The golden paper were attached to the statue, brings the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank iweevy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit the temple on the weekdays , especially in the morning , best not before noon is better before throng of people and tourists arrive.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GoodFood F
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Visited on a Saturday and the temple was very busy. Unfortunately most of the main building is currently shrouded in scaffolding so cannot be fully appreciated. Anyway made our way inside and paid our respects, took some photo's and then left as it was so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 16 October 2018

The Phra Buddha Chinnarat image is one of the top venered Buddha images in Thailand. Recommend walking around the whole site. Interesting old relics, worthy of a museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dario S
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

A must visit place and its is beautiful temple with golden Buddha. The temple provides a tranquil environment for praying with less tourists, more authentic feel.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yuh Luen T
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Lots of things going on at this temple, but everyone comes here for the Chinnarat Buddha. I read that Thai people believe this is the most beautiful Buddha in the country. It's nice watching them happy to be here and angle for selfies with the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scottofhawaii
Reviewed 5 August 2018

people pay respect to the buddha statue please go there at least once when you visit Phitsanulok then, you can go around to visit another famous temples

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TernCk
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A stunning Buddha which is extremely popular with locals as well as visitors. It is noticeable that the face is more serene than many found in other parts of the country, which might indicate attitudes locally at the time of its construction?

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank flyingdoc1
Reviewed 22 July 2018

A stunning display of religious decoration. Please remember that firstly this is a religious site so please show respect. It really is worth a visit and there are also the remains of the original temple in Sukhothai style. Many Thais worship here so if photographing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ian F
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