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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 #3 of 45 Attractions in Pattaya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Each n every time I visit Thailand I m hypnotized to visit the temple I never saw such a temple built by woodlogs I used to visit again again

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Fake temple Not real No monks there It was only made for tourists and charge high for everything Even 200 baht extra for skirt if you don't have long pants Even though it is not a real temple 1000 baht 2 people entrance Paying 500 baht each person for thai and tourist When every other real temple is free 50... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Well my husband is not really into this sort of trip but on his arrival He became truly fascinated with the extraordinary architecture of this sacred building that is on the sea, it is like a fairy tale castle full of magic everything is Intricately hand carved and all money paid for entrance is spent on reiteration of the the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

The Sanctuary of Truth, north form Pattaya city is an awesome place to visit. A wooden temple! They are restoring it all the time. Once they get the work done, they start from the beginning. The temple is so huge and there are so many details and decorations, that the work is slow. There is a guide telling you about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

I have never seen such a thing carved from wood. Totally amazing place to visit and can be walked around in 1 hour to 2 hours. Set on the coast both outside and inside have amazing sites. one of the best things I have seen in my life

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

A wonderful 'sanctuary' amidst the chaos that is Pattaya. It was the highlight of our otherwise disappointing first visit to Thailand and I would highly recommend a trip to the Sanctuary of Truth. The story behind the building of this structure is fantastic so make sure you join one of the guided tours to get the full story. Enjoying a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

I went there by hired scooter, so it wasn't so easy to find. That aside, I really liked the place and enjoyed being part of the dancing / swordfight show they put on there, and meeting an elephant for the first time! There's a fishing activity which the kids love, and you can see the never ending maintenance work going... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Though the entry fee is a bit steep, this is a very amazing structure. All wood and absolutely beautiful. Right on the sea in Naklua. It is a huge structure with hundreds of ornate carvings of figures. A very impressive sight!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

You won't see this in your local city!!! As of last summer, when I went, it was 450baht. Do yourself a favor...go see it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The site was under repair and renovation. Most areas were cordoned off due to safety concerns. The entrance fee of THB 500 is exorbitant !!! Other than seeing the the structure from afar and a poorly orchestrated mini cultural performance, I do not recommend anyone to travel to this site and pay THB 500. Spend your THB 500 somewhere else... More 

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