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Prasat Hin Phimai (Phimai Historical Park)

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Must see historical site!

The Phimai Historical site is a great place to visit if you are into Thai history and well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GoToGuy13
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Seattle, Washington
Mini Angkor Wat

If you are not going to Cambodia, then this temple is a great place to stop by. It is in the Khmer... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Craig G
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Melbourne, Australia
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This 12th-century temple is similar in structure to Angkor Wat.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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City Centre | Phimai, Nakhon Ratchasima 30110, Thailand
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+66 44 471 568
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Phimai Historical site is a great place to visit if you are into Thai history and well preserved archeological sites. Not as large as impressive as Sukhotai or Si Satchanalai, but well worth the time to visit. The connection to Angkor Wat via history...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are not going to Cambodia, then this temple is a great place to stop by. It is in the Khmer style from the 12th Century and similar layout to Angkor Wat, but quite a bit smaller. Remember this is a temple so please...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Phimai Historical Park A place of local pride. A must place to visit once go to Nakornratchasima province.

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Reviewed September 23, 2018

A tiny miniature of Angkor, consists of two temple buildings, one huge outer terrace and one inner terrace, surrounding corridors and one small museum. Not many people were there on Sunday. The entrance is 20 baht (for Thai and Thai-looking-and-Thai-speaking-foreigners like me), and it is...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Just left and really impressed by the well preserved and restored temple complex. Entry is 20 baht for Thais and 100 baht for everyone else. This is always a niggle for me especially as the difference is always just written in thai script. The complex...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2018

This temple is very well restored. Likely to be constructed in XI century. The most valuable ancient objects are at the Phimai museum, about 10 min to walk.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Great day out from Korat. If you’ve been to Angkor Wat then you’ll love this place; apparently used as a template to build Angkor. As per usual, farang pay 4 times (100baht) as much to get in - but well worth it & great photo...More

Thank 158trevora
Reviewed June 12, 2018

a significant precious historical Khmer temple in North eastern part of Thailand, In case of the visitor who interested in Khmer art exhibition, some ancient historical objects such as lintels or pediment have been collected at Phimai museum which located nearby within 10 min walking...More

Thank Huang W
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit on our first trip to the Far East. Only 100 Baht to get in per person and very clean and well kept. Take a hat and water though as not too much shade. Very easy to find from Nakhon Ratchasima in...More

2  Thank JennyWhite68
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Amazing visit! If you live in Thailand and don't want or can't go to Angor Wat, this is a good place where to see typical Khmer architecture (there are a lot of other temples to visit from Surin as well), it is not as big...More

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Kelley V
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Yes. If you will come from Bangkok, go to Mochit Central Bus Terminal. Ride a bus going to Nakhon Ratchasima (Ratchasima/Ratsima/Korat). Tell the bus attendant that you will get off at Bogoso Mai. From Bogoso Mai (new bus... More
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