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Sanctuary of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum)

Naklua Soi 12, Pattaya-Naklua Rd, Pattaya, Thailand
038-367229-30 ext. 114
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Ranked #4 of 67 Attractions in Pattaya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Architectural Buildings
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

This is, hands down, one of the most fascinating man made things I have ever seen. Started 33 years ago, with no completion contemplated, it is constructed entirely of wood. The facility is huge, with a mind boggling array of carved images covering every inch, and more on the way. I'm not a fan of Pattaya, but if you are... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Not far at all from central Pattaya. It was fascinating to see all the carvings. You can go around on your own or have a tour guide which don't cost anything, they just ask for a tip of however much you choose to give. The tour guide we had was very informative, and learnt so much more than we would... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Visited this amazing site, while on a trip to Pattaya Thailand a while ago, You have to pay a small fee to Enter, BUT well worth, You can easily spend 2 or more hours here as there is so much to see. Entering the Sanctuary of Truth, simply takes your breath away and you must be open minded and embrace... More

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scotland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

I can believe that we waited so long to visit the Sanctuary of truth it is out of this world , breath taking in fact , what a work of art easy to get to great value for money with lots of different packages to choose from . We choose the horse & cart , dancing , speed boat ,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Badly run with no organisation. Several people repeatedly asking for tickets. Lots of people working on new carvings but all the original stuff falling to pieces from lack of maintenance. Add a miniature railway and donkeys on the beach to complete the theme park..... Sanctuary of truth? Whatever that means. No - just a fascinating insight into what rich men... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

wow, honestly, when we first saw it we said it. the spot happened to be the last we found regarding pattaya attractions , but it turned out to be the first place that we visited while our stay. the horse carriage ride, the walkway, the show, the workmanship and of course the magical temple. we were glad that we found... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

The building was lovely with all being hand carved. Pretty expensive. Was finished in half hour. They said there was more shows etc, but never saw anything and everything else they had to offer cost more.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

What a great attraction and well worth a visit. Don't sit on the ground at the dolphin show, unless you enjoy being attacked by red ants ;)

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Guangdong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

This place is amazing. I don't know what to call, but I would call it a wood castle. The castle itself was made from very gigantic fine wood. Each piece of wood was attached together by wood nail not steel or metal nail (Old traditional Thai style knowledge). This place was created by a Tycoon business owner in Thailand, just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

There is only one. If you haven't seen it, you must go there. It is unbelievable. Ladies: take sarongs with you and no sleeveless shirts.

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