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Phra Si Ratana Temple (Wat Yai)

Ong Dam Road | Nai Mueang, Phitsanulok, Thailand
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Built in 1357 and later developed into a monastery, this temple now houses Phitsanulok’s most revered statues of Lord Buddha.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Ong Dam Road | Nai Mueang, Phitsanulok, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 600 years old active Thai temple. The construction stand on since Sukhothai with many renovation and never been destroy. Many Thai classic architecture style is mixed in the temple from Lanna style, Suhkothai, Ayutthaya and Rattanakosin Style. The temple is a must visit.

Thank kinglear13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a morning flight to visit the most gorgeous temple in Thailand for prayers indeed it doesn't disappoint me. the structure was breath taking and you may feel peaceful around the surrounding. you might need to have a local sim card to call for cab,...More

Thank fool123456
Reviewed 21 August 2017

As far as temples go, I would rate this one high on the list. When I went, it was "Buddha Day" so lots of people. Even with all the people, everyone was very nice and accepting of a foreigner visiting.

Thank VivaHawaii
Reviewed 10 August 2017

very impressive temple area direct at river bank - different temples with trees around donating shadows. temple contains of of most famous Budda statue of the country - lot of pilgrims

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 10 June 2017

It's a very beautiful and imposing wat, and the central Buddha image at the end of the nave is presented with an almost theatrical flourish. Maybe that's the problem, as it is with so many of these sites which have become highly commercialized pilgrimage destinations....More

Thank LH M
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

My second visit to this wonderful temple, Blessed by a monk which was a lovely experience and to be literally the only tourist at the temple gave the day a much more authentic feel for me. The whole grounds are beautifully kept 🌼🌸 You must...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 6 June 2017

One of the best Temples in the Region and well worth a visit. There are plenty of sites within the complex - as well as shops etc. Dont climb the chedi/tower unless you have no problems with heights. It is next to the river and...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This Temple is centrally located in the City. If you are using Taxies to get around ensure you use only metered ones as non metered will charge you more. Try not to use the onsite wash rooms, they are dirty & smell. You are required...More

Thank keenskier3481
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Beautiful temple, not so crowded and with good restaurants around. Ease to park and beautiful landscape.

Thank Alfredo G
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Recommend to prepare 30-40 minutes in the evening for joining the prayer with monks and locals. Do like the local is better than do as the tourist, to make you absorb the atmosphere and can enjoy the historical temple.

Thank Danaiya T
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