Wat Thaton
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PuraVida
Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica35 contributions
Feb. 2022
Nice moment here at the temple enjoying the sunrise.
They offer a cup of coffe for a tips donate to the monks.
Written February 23, 2022
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JRAFS
Santa Cruz, Portugal191 contributions
Nov. 2019 • Friends
One of the most beautiful Temples in Thailand
An amazing view from the top of this mountain and a fantastic place to be visited
Highly recommend a visit when traveling in this area in Thailand
Written November 14, 2019
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Antonie67
Voorschoten, The Netherlands135 contributions
Aug. 2019
Wat Thaton is more than worth a visit. Located high above the village / area and here you also have a beautiful view. Temple itself is also more than worth a visit. It is actually also a place where instruction on Buddhism is also given. It is also a very quiet and peaceful location; virtually no tourists.
Written August 21, 2019
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Dao1949
Chiang Mai, Thailand1,534 contributions
Jul. 2019 • Couples
The Wat Thaton temple is located on the mountain overlooking the small rural village of Thaton, which is near Mai Ai and Fang. It has 9 levels which you can easily drive up the road to each level and then to the level 8. Level 9 is actually located on an adjacent mountain top which is also navigated by a small road. The temple appears rather old but has its own magnificence by its design and interior features. Once inside, you can walk up a spiraling ramp way to the top chamber which is the primary focal point of the building itself. There are also several circular rooms on several floor levels which contain many fantastic sculptures and artifacts!
Written July 12, 2019
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APOL
Oldenburg, Germany473 contributions
Nov. 2018 • Couples
Wat Thaton is a very impressive temple due to its prominent hilltop position. But even more exciting is the spectacular panoramic view down toward the valley. As there might be some mist early in the morning you should visit this place later than 10 AM in order to have a good chance to enjoy a clear view.
Written June 13, 2019
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Apichai L
Bangkok, Thailand825 contributions
Apr. 2019
The temple was on the hill closed to Kok river. You have to drive carefully because of the slopy and narrow road. At the temple you can see a good view. There are many Buddha statues. It is good for making merit here.
Written April 15, 2019
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lorettalau
Hong Kong, China284 contributions
Mar. 2019
As recommended by our driver Ping, we paid a visit there. It was almost an hour's drive from Singha Park. When we got there, we hurriedly walked up the pagoda as it was already late in the afternoon. It was a huge pagoda where it housed many god idols for worship from many south east Asia countries. Paintings and Chinese caligraphies were being hanged on wall of the stairways that led to the top. I thought it was more museum than a pagoda. If not for the tight schedule of the day, we could spend a whole afternoon here. There was also nice view when looked down from the pagoda. We had panorama view of the Kok river, paddies and village..... How about watching sunrise or sunset there...... yes, next time....
Written March 20, 2019
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robert-not-home
Boston, MA2,268 contributions
Dec. 2018 • Friends
Saw many Wats and temples in Thailand and sure if you are in town stop by but compared to others nothing too special
Written February 2, 2019
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BallardBeaver
Seattle888 contributions
Jan. 2019 • Couples
Don't want to repeat all the info in other reviews, but this is a must-do if anywhere in the area. The huge thing at the top (temple/chedi/pagoda -- don't know what to call it) is like nothing I've ever seen in Thailand with awesome views to the mountains and the Kok River valley far below. Filled with statues, paintings, etc. Got a ride to the tope and walked down.
Written January 25, 2019
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LeakyB85
Boulder, CO335 contributions
Dec. 2018 • Solo
Got up early to purchase prepared food at the market, then took it up to give to the monks. Beautiful setting up on the hill.
Written January 7, 2019
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