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Phra Mahathat Woramaha Wiharn

Address: Ratchadamnoen Rd. | Nai Mueang, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Owner description: This is one of the oldest temples in Thailand.
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Owner description: This is one of the oldest temples in Thailand.

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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I have been here more than once and i love it...it is very old and beautiful its a great place to go on your own or with people...its a great place to go and relax and enjoy the temple

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Bangkok, Thailand
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211 reviews 211 reviews
162 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Situated Southward Surat Thai area 2 Hour drive; These main stupa are famous for Local Thai. The monastery area are quite big; long corridor ; has a built in connected bazarr & souvenir area for visitor. The main giant white grey stupa are dominant of all other temple compound significant area; Inside ordination hall has the golden Buddhist statue and... More 

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North West England
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Despite arriving for a visit as the heavens opened I was so pleased to have made the 150kms journey. I know little about Buddhism so was lucky to have a local person who can converse ( a bit) in English to show me around. It would be nice to have been able to join a tour or even picked up... More 

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cha-am, thailand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

in some guide books it is compared to the principle wats in bangkok but I would really not go as far as that, but it is worth visiting

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Vancouver, Canada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
76 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This is a lovely, older temple, with a great deal of history attached to it. Its huge chedi towers over the surrounding city, and is the highlight feature of the temple. There are some interesting musuems attached to the temple complex that are also worth viewing.

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Doha, Qatar
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42 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Be sure to buy shadow puppets at the handicraft market at the temple. They are famous in Nakhon. Newly renovated and lovely inside, with a great museum. It's free so make sure to go.

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Thung Song, Thailand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The main building has just been renovated so it looks even better now. It takes you quite a while to walk though the whole place. Make sure your camera is charged - quite a few photo opportunities.

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Nakhonsithamrat, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

World heritage that the world forgets Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan Nai Muang Xxi Muang Nakhon Si Thammarat Nakhon Si Thammarat Thailand This temple was builted 1700 years ago. In the future ,This temple will be in World heritage list.This temple is very beautiful .

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Lawrence, Kansas
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90 reviews 90 reviews
29 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

i am past the point where i visit wats just for the sake of visiting them, i go to pray and so on. that being said, i think i rejected the christian church because they were decadent and hypocritical. the temples in thailand are all paved in gold. i know it is something that everyone enjoys but i'd rather be... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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128 attraction reviews
398 helpful votes 398 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan is in Nakhon Si Thammarat town which is about 80 kilometers from Khanom. This Temple is a Royal Temple of the First Class and one of the most important historical sites in all of Thailand. The Pagoda is 55.70 meters high and the top is covered in pure gold. According to legend Prince Thanakuman and Queen... More 

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