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An add on to Wat Si Chum

Interesting group of ruins. Has one Khmer tower still erect, worth seeing it. When here, make sure... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
emebk
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Sao Caetano do Sul, SP
via mobile
Awesome if you visit with tour

From my point of view, if you visit this place without a tour guide, you will not understand... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
murrayviolet
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting group of ruins. Has one Khmer tower still erect, worth seeing it. When here, make sure to visit Wat si chum, where there's a huge and amazing sitting Buddha. Also visit the new Wat Phra Pai Luang, where monks live and there's a golden...More

Thank emebk
Reviewed 13 January 2017

From my point of view, if you visit this place without a tour guide, you will not understand anything. The tour guide will explain details in the temple for example, this is a Hindu temple, build after Angkor Wat. When Sukhothai people moved in the...More

Thank murrayviolet
Reviewed 12 January 2017

A sprawling complex of temple buildings which have a number of sites well worth exploring. Spend some time here to really appreciate the areas, and see how many Buddha images, in various states of style and disrepair you can spot. Too many to count.

Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is amazing . It compared to the best I've seen in the world . I was truly awe struck. It is so beautiful and huge!! This is the best place to start your tour and it's the first Wat you'll see when you enter...More

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Wat Phra Pai Luang is a fairly large Buddhist temple outside the Sukhothai historical park consisting of several buildings most of which are currently in ruins. The only structure currently standing is one of the three Khmer style prangs at the back of the temple....More

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 24 June 2016

As I was close to this location I wanted to have a look as the situation on the map looks impressive. I was sorely disappointed as basically there is very little to see. By the looks of the newly built moat they will renovate this...More

Thank desi d
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Not the most detailed ruin this one is one of easy quick visits of the many wats to see. Can be skipped if pressed for time but it is in the park so stop by to see it if not pressed.

Thank imdarkside
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

This wat reminds me of some wats I visited in Ayutthaya where heads of buddhas are missing. I could not understand the reasons for removing the heads of these supposedly sacred figures! What I therefore remember about my visit of this wat is the presence...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Wat Phra Pai Luang is one of the oldest (looking) of all the temple areas of Sukhothai Historical Park.

Thank VivaHawaii
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Located outside the main city walls to the north is Wat Phra Pai Luang, one of the oldest temples in Sukothai, predating the foundation of the kingdom in 1238. Originally built by the Khmers, it has both Hindu and Buddhist elements. It is thought that...More

Thank Terry C
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