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Address: Sukhothai, Thailand
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This is one of the many wats in the historical park of Sukhothai. This temple with the walking buddha is beautiful so as the rest of the temples.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mirissa, Sri Lanka

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wat Trapang Ngoen is another of the many temple areas of Sukhothai Historical Park. Don't miss this one!

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Mirissa, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the many wats in the historical park of Sukhothai. This temple with the walking buddha is beautiful so as the rest of the temples.

Thank 340tina
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Wat Trapang Ngoen is a small wat with a statue of a walking buddha. In front of it is another wat on a small island in the middle of a moat. This whole section lies 'behind' the Wat Mahathat.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

To the west of Wat Mahathat is Wat Traphang Ngoen which means 'temple of the silver pond', the silver pond is the large reservoir that separates Wat Mahathat from Wat Traphang Ngoen. This temple was built in the 14th century, the main chedi was built in the shape of a lotus bud with four niches to enshrine standing and walking... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This temple is much smaller, and usually quieter than the larger temples closer to the main gate, but if you take the time to go out there, you will be rewarded with a serene, calm place. This temple is built on an island with a lake around it. There is a standing Buddha statue in Mahayana style that is quite... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Wat Trapang Ngoen, imo it is the lesser visit Wat within the main zone of Sukhothai Historical Park because of its location and not well-known as Wat Mahathat and Wat Si Sawai. I visited this Wat during evening, I am the only one at the temple and I found it is very peaceful where you can listen to all the... More 

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Pyeongtaek, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

There is really nothing noteworthy about this temple ruin, other than the fact it is included with admission to the Sukhothai Historical Park so you may as well take a look at it as you walk by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Wat Trapang Ngoen is the next Wat after Wat Si Sawai, opposite the lake and it houses a smaller Buddha on the top of the shrine and a Peaceful Sitting Buddha at the Ruins of the Wat.

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

It's nothing noteworthy as it is a smaller scale of Wat Mahathat but it is located in the central zone but so will pass it without remembering doing so. The cute little standing figure it wearing a cape which is a bit different but it's largely unremarkable. OTHER TIPS FOR SUKHOTHAI - Sunscreen is essential as you will almost certainly... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Easy to visit because it's in the main park. Pretty location & nice Buddha, as well as the smaller statue to the right of the temple.

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