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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
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
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
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
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?
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