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We stopped by briefly on weekday for a brief visit. Very stunning temple! Well worth a stop... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Wat ban rai

drove there from Bangkok because of this temple, magnificent view, night time nothing much to do... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“wat ban”(6 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Kut Phiman, Dan Khun Thot 30210, Thailand
+66 44 213 030
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped by briefly on weekday for a brief visit. Very stunning temple! Well worth a stop. There were food and other vendors on site even on days with few visitors.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

drove there from Bangkok because of this temple, magnificent view, night time nothing much to do other than that.

1  Thank Terry W
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

This temple was built by a very revered monk called Koon in the first instance and was massively extended after his death. He received many awards and was visited by many members of the royal family. The elephant part resting on the tortoise/ turtle contains...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

The artwork on this elephant templw is simply amazing. It is a must see temple if you are in Thailand. Since it is still fairly new, it is not overcrowded. Mainly Thais visit this temple. The detail is crazy and it is the most colourful...More

1  Thank Jenna M
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a place when you discover the first time you said Ouaaa that is the place a magnificent piece of art the unusual shape the color more than 20 million pieces of mosaic the statues, the bas relief , the murals, the inside paints...More

2  Thank Gheefrenchie
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Going on A Sunday afternoon to avoid the crowds was a good time, to go, plenty of things to photo, some of the serpents, dragons, and larger than life beings, and being able to see humans trapped in a lower life , struggling to reach...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

The temple is very beautiful and Luang Pho Khun is a famous monk who teach people to do good things. Many people respected to him even he is pass away. He spent the money that people make a merit for republics. He built a study...More

Thank maybuckner
Reviewed October 3, 2017

A fantastic building to see, all made of mosaic and many floors to visit, it´s a big elephant and a impressive thing to be a part of

Thank Maxivendel
Reviewed December 18, 2016

This Temple is very special. Built in form of an elephant on a lake, it has several stories and every story is special. Inside there are spacious rooms with beautiful paintings of the wisdom of buddha.

1  Thank jurgphuket
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Another attraction of Nakhon Ratchasima province.Just one away from the Nakhon Ratchasima city. Elephant shape colorful temple surrounded by water like a Island feeling. Very beautiful temple which needs 2/3hours to visit every corner of temple. You will get 9zodiac sign both of Indian and...More

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Is it one way or two way?
November 13, 2015|
Response from Robin R | Reviewed this property |
Hello, im from holland but asked familybof my wife who lives in korat and they don't know for a taxi. But you can rent a mini bus with chauffeur. To bring you and take you back for around 1000bht. Ex gas