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Phra Si Ratana Temple (Wat Yai)

Ong Dam Road | Nai Mueang, Phitsanulok, Thailand
+66 55 258 966
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Ong Dam Road | Nai Mueang, Phitsanulok, Thailand
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+66 55 258 966
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"beautiful buddha"
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"wat yai"
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"main hall"
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"the river"
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"big buddha"
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"taking photos"
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"few hours"
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"remove your shoes"
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"standing buddha"
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"pay respect"
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"food stalls"
in 3 reviews
"take your time"
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"worth a visit"
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"great market"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spend sometime learning the history, art, culture of the Thais at this part of the country, it’s simply peaceful. The difficult part to some, is how one can tell differences from one temple to another. The essence and philosophy are important and the beauty lies...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you are in Phitsanulok you should visit this temple. Very busy. A lot of Thai people, who come to pray. Do not take a photo of the Buddha while standing up. You have to cover your legs and shoulders. A scarf is there if...More

Thank JennekeBelgium
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this temple at the end of a long day touring other sights so it was about 7.00pm by the time we got there. Although we were all very tired, the time of arrival made the stop worthwhile. Most of the crowds of foreign...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The temple was founded in the 14th century, only little remained of the original temple,most parts have been renewed during the years, However it still is a very nice and old temple to visit. and when you go there take your time to walk to...More

Thank JanAnthonis
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Beautiful Wat complex with lots of Buddha images and monks to see. Lovely and peaceful. The main building which house that Buddha is very impressive and ornate. Just outside by the river there were people selling fish for you to release back into the water.

Thank SteveS1970
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

A huge Wat centrally located in Phitsanulok. If you like to see many nice temple buildings stuffed with Buddhas this is the place to come. It also have a very nice garden.

Thank Roger J
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

One of the most important and impressive temple complexes in Central Thailand. In fact, it has become a pilgrimage site for Buddhists all over the country. Located along the banks of the Nan River in the city of Phitsanoulk, it covers an area of more...More

Thank backpacker31
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

The walk to the Buddha was fascinating and the main temple stunning We were blessed by the presiding Monk.

Thank John F
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

The Buddha is beautiful, but the surrounding is just sad...there are food stalls and people trying to get you to donate every step od the way. arking is 60baht which is quite a ripped off for temple visit.

Thank May L
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This temple in Phitsanulok is very beautiful: many temples with nice paintings on walls, beautiful statues and so on...You can also have a drink and some foods because there are many small restaurants inside the place..If you travel in Thailand and you pass through PHitsanulok,...More

Thank Herve B
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nely_usanto88
9 February 2018|
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Response from edkemp2002 | Reviewed this property |
This is not a day trip as Phitsanoluk is about 5 or 6 hrs drive from Bangkok Take a bus from the Northern bus station and stay overnight. Phitsanoluk is in a pleasant part of Thailand.
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