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Wat Chetuphon

Sukhothai, Thailand
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Ranked #17 of 21 Attractions in Sukhothai
Type: Ancient Ruins
Most recent review
- Dec 11, 2012
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This temple was different from the others, in that there was representation of each type of Buddha - standing, walking, sitting, reclining. Worth the trip to see it. Across from this temple, is also Wat Chedi Si Hong, which is fun too. I liked the animal statues on the base of the temple.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

You can take the road through Namo gate (no admission fee) and cycle for about 1.5 kms, paddies on both sides of the road. WE got talking to locals who offered us to pick starfruit growing on the roadside. The dogs are usually too lazy in the heat to bother you. The temple itself is a ruin but you can... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

The large Buddha relief must've been very impressive, though now you can only imagine it in its former glory as it is crumbling & headless. You get a good idea of how it was built & moulded, thanks to the fact that the plaster has decayed in places & you can see the bricks & such underneath.

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Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Wat Chetuphon is nice but not so great. Wat Chedi Si Hong is more beautiful, and his relief shows very nice depictions of dresses and decorations. Most of all, come here by bicycle from Old Sukhothai: the road is good and quiet and you can admire the country scape and look for storks and herons.

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