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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 #5 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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Talisay City, Philippines
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

If it's your first time to see an architecture like this, you will be amazed as how detailed its built. Mind you that this was built with no nails at all. Well that's all to it really but its a pretty good place to go to in Pattaya. One thing i like is that it gives livelihood to the locals... More

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Oldham Manchester
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Just a beautiful place were i would recommend if you have an hour spare in your day that is al lit will take to look around take some pictures a must if you like the whole Asia Temple experience

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Mackay, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This temple is nothing short of stunning. Well worth the 500 baht entry fee. Just a tip...get your driver to stay and wait for you. They will let your driver take you down to the temple if you ask, otherwise its alot of stairs down and back...and very hot. We took loads of photos as theres a photo opportunity at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

one of the most beautifull things i have see in pattaya all the details that they make with hand in the wood its not ready yet but its already so beautifull its real art and spiritual place big respect for this people that making this you have other things to there like : elephant ride around the place : babygun... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

As impressive as it is from the outside, it's the inside that is truly spectacular. A gigantic wooden temple that after 20 yrs is still under construction. You will be required to wear a hard hat when inside. A tip to the ladies, be sure to dress discreetly, with no short shorts or bare shoulders, or you will be required... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This Temple is all hand carved out of wood. They have been building it for 25 years and it's still no-where finished. You can watch them carving the wood for it. You must see it to take in this beautiful Temple. You can also go on the elephants and feed them. Lovely view from the walls, over looking the sea.

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Singapore, Singapore
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The whole temple is made solely out of wood! Amazing sight and just amazing seeing the craftsmen painstakingly carving out the intricate designs on wood. You have to use a safety helmet though if you wanna go inside the temple as construction works are ongoing.

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Gold Coast
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My husband and I are not really temple people. We came to Thailand to play golf but someone recommended a trip here and having done so would have been extremely disappointed if we had missed seeing this wonderful structure. It was definitely advantageous to use the services of an English speaking guide and the cost was discretionary. Lots of information... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Really very good carving in wood . when you visit this place, you might think that it is very old , but it was built only about 40 years back. in a ship shape with wooden carving which they show ,how they make it. they provide with english speaking guide also to understand the .

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Beijing, China
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9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It's truely beautiful from outside. Walk to inside I was so stunned with the big pieces of wood, very very HUGE. All pieces of wood are combined with no nail. A guide said it's not yet finish, though it's builted for 30 years and the project is still continue.

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