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Address: Naklua Soi 12, Pattaya-Naklua Rd, Pattaya, Thailand
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Phone Number:
038-367229-30 ext. 114
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Incredible work on wood. Construction and artwork still undergoing. Started in 1981. The dedication and effort put into this is rarely seen in this century..

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I admit that the woodwork of the prasat is elaborate and impressive. The motifs in the various sections are interesting, and sometimes poignant and meaningful even for a non-Buddhist. Still, in comparison with the laser-cut Buddha temple I went to the previous day, there's just a bit of heart missing. Maybe it was that I found the guided tour a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Incredible work on wood. Construction and artwork still undergoing. Started in 1981. The dedication and effort put into this is rarely seen in this century..

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bkk, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been there several years ago. Still remember its elaborate craftmanship. Worth a visit. Best tourist attraction in Pattaya

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love this Wat its an ongoing process it is all made of wood and the detail is amazing. They have a thai traditional dance show. Anda. Worskshop you can see them doing all the carvings great place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you have been in Pattaya, you must visit to Sanctuary Of Truth. Close to the city centre. Approximately 200 Baht from city centre to Sanctuary of Truth via Tuk Tuk (taxi). It s magnificient views. You can take photos. Approximately You can spend 2 hours there.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family visited Sanctuary of Truth and you cannot explain in words how intriguing this building really is with its detailed wooden carvings on such an overwhelming scale. I liked seeing the workers there and how they show the varying stages of the carvings as they are added to the structure. A bonus is the elephant rides and how close... More 

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sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

...... modern hand carved temple. Find "your Buddha" ...wonderful views from every side, photographers heaven. Made for tourists with expensive elephant rides around the temple, even more expensive photos. Remember dress code (though shawls are provided) smaller than expected. Reasonable restaurants beside the temple. Steep steps down to temple from the entrance. Expensive but was a highlight for me.

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Thank asensbruk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful place, amazing architecture and great to be able to see how the building was and still is made. Good insight into the history of the building and culture. Slightly out of town but well worth the journey for an hour or twos entertainment. Food and drink available on site.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went there and enjoy a lot. Timings are a bit pain but the place is really beautiful for a few hours. The entire building is just beautiful and you can be peaceful inside /meditate

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The building looks magnificent in the photos and probably is in real life. However, it is miles away from anywhere and has no beach access so you can't go for a swim/picnic/sunbathe afterwards - which at £11 a head entrance fee put me off. There are far better places to visit which offer more and for far less

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