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Wat Mahathat

Sukhothai, Thailand
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Ranked #2 of 21 attractions in Sukhothai
Type: Religious Sites
Owner description: Sukhothai's largest temple, located behind the Royal Palace, features a magnificent seated bronze Buddha image cast in the Sukhothai style by King... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Bordeaux, France
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Hight interesting historical place. Please visit early in the morning in order to avoid the mass of tourists.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Sunset is an amazing time to visit, when the sunlight makes everything look golden. You can get nice photographs. After that, its pleasantly cool and windy to sit or cycle among the ruins.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

UNESCO World Heritage Site, worth 3 days , bicycle tours are great, family and adventure travels. Mosquitoes pervasive, hot and dubious cuisine, but well worth.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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80 reviews 80 reviews
17 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Very Impressive, be sure to find the correct entrance, as it can easily be missed. It is quiet during the week and was very hot on the day I was there, so remember your umbrella and sunscreen

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Knesselare, Belgium
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This Wat is very well preserved and maintained. You can spend some time wandering around the Wat and enjoying the views.

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Roeselare, Belgium
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151 reviews 151 reviews
75 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Nice temple, but difficult to choose when you're in a historical walhalla... Enjoy the whole park and the surroundings.

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Noosa, Queensland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is one of the highlights in the ruins of Sukhothai Historical Park, - it is simply stunning. We hired bikes and spent 2 days thoroughly looking around all the park etc, what an amazing place, but this wat is definitely one of the best. So peaceful there (well apart from the other tourists lol) but we went back a... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Beautiful ruins, the best I have seen in Thailand. Wonderfully preserved. Wat Mahathat is what puts Sukhothai Historical park above Ayuthia in my opinion.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

A nice area with reconstructed ruins. This wat usually has a lot of tourists. Try to come just before the sunsets, when most people have left.

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indonesia
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175 reviews 175 reviews
127 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

it's majestic, beautiful ruins, im always interested in buildings/temple in brown, perfect color! the atmosphere is great, i and my friends were very happy eventhough it was one hot of a day!

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