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Wat Phra Pathom Chedi

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Address: T.Phra Pathom Chedi, Amphoe Mueang, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
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This 6th-century temple is the largest in the world.

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Nice Temple

This was a nice temple to visit. Plan to spend about an hour walking around to be sure you see everything.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice temple to visit. Plan to spend about an hour walking around to be sure you see everything.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I take a break here when I went to Kanchanaburi for a few hours. Walk around for took a photos and looking for some food around. I like the giant pagoda.

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Thank mrfenris
Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit when you visit Nakhon Pathom. The temple itself is really big and beautiful. Still lacking of tourist visitor but don't worry they have English explanation about the temple. Went there in the evening and lot of food stall around the area. Worth the visit!

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This magnificent Buddhist Temple can be seen from afar, all around the city of Nakhon Pathom. People from all over come to worship at this temple. Please note, this is a religious site, so dress appropriately and take off your shoes before enterring. Surrounding the temple grounds are both daytime and night markets, selling food, clothing and other items. It... More 

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Thank Kaisereds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

largest chedi at least in thailand, originating from early Buddhism in thailand, many times renovated ,last in 1980ies, 120 m high or so worth a stop for sure, try as well the food stalls in front in the evening

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

this temple with a gigantic stupa is one of my few favorite buddhist monuments in thailand. the giant size of the stupa is amazing. it can be seen from almost anywhere within the city. the standing buddha image at the main entrance is considered the main attraction. it attracts pilgrims as well as tourists from everywhere here. the outer ring... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

With a 120 metres Wat Phra Pathom Chedi it is the tallest stupa in the world, located just in the heart of Nakhon Pathom. Nice spirit and atmosphere at the temple, in front you have a big market with goods and food Thai people like. I went there by car, but it´s also within easy reach by public transport (bus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

A large celebration was taking place when I visited. Everyone was exceptionally nice. I learned about gold leaf and the purpose. This is a very religious sacred site with beauty everywhere. Lots of shopping around this location. The street food was very good and inexpensive. I stayed at the Trendy Hotel paying only about $.25 for the taxi

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The pagoda have a great morning view. There is nothing much to do here except for temple viewing. Outside the pagoda there's market and small food stalls.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Upon leaving Amphawa's Baan Ing Suan (a riverside home-stay place) and on the way to visit Kanchanaburi attractions, our Thai friend who was accompanying us drove us to the world-famous "tallest-stupa in the world attraction. The golden stupa was clearly visible from a distance and as we reached the car-park at the front entrance, the sight above the steps was... More 

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