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Address: Sukhothai, Thailand
Description: Sukhothai's largest temple, located behind the Royal Palace, features a...
Sukhothai's largest temple, located behind the Royal Palace, features a magnificent seated bronze Buddha image cast in the Sukhothai style by King Lithai of Sukhothai in 1362.
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Temple on a lake

This is a cool place its in the middle of a lake that's full of fish You Can feed by hand Cool.! The temple is easy to access by the bridge from there you can see the fish and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a cool place its in the middle of a lake that's full of fish You Can feed by hand Cool.! The temple is easy to access by the bridge from there you can see the fish and also feed them (small charge ) but worth it when in the grounds there are some statues and Bhuda's Footprint .,!... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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128 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The temple is small but has beautiful frescos and chandeliers. Lots of Budda statues. It was crowded when we went as there had been a weekend market but not always like this. It did add to the atmosphere.

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Sukhothai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Wat Mahthat is located in the Sukhothai Historical Park and well worth a visit. As you meander through the laneways and come accross many statues you can't help but wonder what it was like when it was first built, who built it and what their lives were like,

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Well worth the visit. The photography possibilities are wonderful. The park is well kept, and very large, plan to spend a few hours at a minimum walking and learning.

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Hagen, Germany
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13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Wat Mahathat is one of the most ethnic areas I have ever seen. It is very well restored so the the original atmosphere is completely obtained. There you can see many beautiful statues or lord Buddha. When you are in or around Bangkok, you should definitely visit this Temple

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The place is very beautiful and it is one of the top recommended places to visit in almost all travel guides, including Michelin green travel guide from Thailand. If is a reasonable big complex of Buddhism with interesting images of Buddha. The place is very well maintained and one of the highlights close to sukhothai.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Located in Ayuttayah, not too far from Bangkok. Its worth the drive. Completely restored UNESCO World Heritage site. The first stop you will want to make is to the buddha head in the tree. Be respectful. You are NOT to take pictures wherein your head is above the buddha head. You are to kneel down. Also, it is VERY important... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is a really beautiful park. And this head of budha amazing. This is one of the 6 th park that you can get the pass for 220 bath

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Peguera, Spain
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33 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We visited from late morning until late afternoon and it was quiet. We have been to Angkor and this was as special, albeit a fraction of the size. Wat Mathahat is magical, peaceful, beautiful and worth a visit. We walked everywhere, everyone else was cycling but we decided to look at the parts we especially wanted and not rush around.... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is nothing like Angkor Wat. It is quiet, (before 10am and after 3pm) and peaceful. The best way to explore it is with bicycles and you can rent a recording from the ticket office. (except during songkran because of the water).

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