We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Sukhothai, Thailand

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 37 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Splendid

Wat Si Sawai is located `remotely' to the western side of the Sukhothai Historical Park, the UNESCO World Heritage site. You can miss this temple as it is not centrally located... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
soh_kien_peng
,
Singapore, Singapore
Add Photo Write a Review

37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
116 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Wat Si Sawai is located `remotely' to the western side of the Sukhothai Historical Park, the UNESCO World Heritage site. You can miss this temple as it is not centrally located like Wat Mahathat. You can see most visitors concentrated around Wat Mahathat area leaving Wat Si Sawai isolated and remotely quiet. When I was at the temple, there were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a Buddhist/Hindu temple used by Thai people. Definitely stop and visit if in Sukhothai's Historic Park.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
237 reviews 237 reviews
175 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a beautiful little unique temple which shouldnt be missed if you are at Sukothai Historical Park, I enjoyed, this Wat has a Hindu feel to it

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
37 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

If you visited Angkor Wat, then Wat Si Sawai is the miniature version of Angkor Wat. Please note that it is called Wat Si Sawai, instead of Wat Sri Sawai. This is the only wat within Sukhothai Historical Park that constructed with Hinduism influential, which is similar to Angkor Wat. Wat Si Sawai located within the same zone with Wat... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bangkok, Thailand
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Situated within the UNESCO World Heritage part, a unique medieval Indian inspired archaeological site. Bicycles and audio guide available and the best way to visit it. 5 minutes from Wat Mahathat, the star attraction in Sukhothai.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bangkok, Thailand
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We entered this site from the back. As we walked around the wat was lovely to see the pond at the back and several colourful flowering trees. The wat itself is almost intact, minus the roof.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Norddeutschland
Top Contributor
668 reviews 668 reviews
411 attraction reviews
562 helpful votes 562 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

This is a very rare thing in Sukhotai a well preserved Khmer temple which only later has been converted to a buddistic one. So a totally different architecture and no large Budhha inside make for a nice rest in between all the buddhistic temples. Nice architectural details and have a look at the decoration, there are interesting surpirses to be... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pyeongtaek, South Korea
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
110 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Spelled Wat Si Sawai in the Thai Historical Park brochure, this temple complex is relatively small, however, it is included in the admission price to the Sukhothai Historical Park and it is one of the better "sub" temples around Wat Mahathat. Once you have paid your admission you are going to want to make sure you stop to see this... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
2,041 reviews 2,041 reviews
1,106 attraction reviews
1,082 helpful votes 1,082 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Tip: There are buses that leave you in the ruins for 30B (supposedly children pay less). tuk tuk drivers try to rip you off. We couldn't visit it inside because it was raining a lot and it wasn't clear if we could enter there. From outside it looks impressive and very well preserved.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

This temple is a bit different in style than Wat Mahathat and in better overall shape. The three towers are still standing upright and are surrounded by water. Huge trees adjacent to the temple provide relief from the sun and are great photo spots as well. When visiting the park, you should definitely stop here and let the marvels of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Wat Sri Sawai also viewed

Sukhothai, Sukhothai Province
Sukhothai, Sukhothai Province
 
Sukhothai, Sukhothai Province
Sukhothai, Sukhothai Province
 

Been to Wat Sri Sawai? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Wat Sri Sawai staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?