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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 65 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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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Entry costs 500TBT per person.Reaching there by taxi costs another 300TBT.The place is ahead of the dolphin circle towards Nakula. The temple is made out of wood.Construction is still going on.Right across the temple you see the Pattaya Bay.But i think the entry fee is too much for a 2-3 hours visit.The package includes a Thai Dance and cultural program... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Was told about this place long before I visited.Wish I had gone sooner.Looking at the sanctuary from the top of the hill is impressive enough...when you walk the trail on your way it just gets better and better.Words cannot describe this wonderful hand carved piece of architecture.You have to go see for yourself.

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blackpo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

As it was near our hotel, we thought we would pay a visit and were very impressed! The temple is wooden and still not finished after about 30 years. The carvings are incredible and there are too many to single any of them out for praise.

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Pattaya, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is The Single Most Spectacular Wooden Edifice I've EVER Seen! In A Peaceful Setting, Gracious Staff, And There Is NOTHING Like This Building In Size And Scope And Detail Anywhere In The World..All Hand carved Wood...Your Eye Floats From One Thing To Another..It's Almost Overwhelming! Have A Meal And Beer After And Watch The Sun Go Down!...:)

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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Brilliant highly recommended the work on this building is amazing recommend the horse and carriage ride

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

This building is all carved by hand even the nails to put the building together. Do not miss seeing this as it has taken over 30 years to build.

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Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Something what you must to see in Pattaya. There are organizing trip with decent price. The car wait for you about 2 hours ...time to spend for admiring this not finished building...it will be complete built in 2028. Don't miss it...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Excellent work man ship a total cathedral like structure hel together with only joints , no nail Superb workmanship still going on 500baht entrance but worth it

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Calangute, Goa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The sanctuary of truth is a lovely and great work of art. The craftsmanship, the artistry that goes into making this beautiful edifice is worthy of much appreciation. We were pleasantly surprised that some of the sculptors of the wood, were young women, not just old men with gnarled hands as one might expect. Craftsmen were at work on this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

There is a lot of effort being put into the making of this temple! I wouldn't say it a must visit place if you're visiting Pattaya but if you have time you might stop by. The view is grand. We are generally averse to guides because they are known to mislead rather than lead, and then fleece. But we were... More

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