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Kut Phiman, Dan Khun Thot 30210, Thailand
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

During my visit to Nakhon Ratchasima, I visited this awesome temple. In my first visit I liked this place too much. They have a good car parking place followed by some souvenir shop. Followed by a big lake and in the mid of the lake...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ALOKE M
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Wat van rai or elephant temple .. so beautiful place From outside look as elephant with few angels and animals statues 3 floors inside with basement View point in tge last floor Highly recommended

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 946karin
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

About two hours north of Khon Kaen, you'll find one of Thailand's hidden gems in the middle of nowhere (although Ratchasima is not far). Have have been to temples all over the country to include the Blue and White Temples, Temple of Truth, Silver temples...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 1Raynemaker
Reviewed November 12, 2018

We stopped by briefly on weekday for a brief visit. Very stunning temple! Well worth a stop. There were food and other vendors on site even on days with few visitors.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

drove there from Bangkok because of this temple, magnificent view, night time nothing much to do other than that.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Terry W
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

This temple was built by a very revered monk called Koon in the first instance and was massively extended after his death. He received many awards and was visited by many members of the royal family. The elephant part resting on the tortoise/ turtle contains...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

The artwork on this elephant templw is simply amazing. It is a must see temple if you are in Thailand. Since it is still fairly new, it is not overcrowded. Mainly Thais visit this temple. The detail is crazy and it is the most colourful...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Jenna M
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a place when you discover the first time you said Ouaaa that is the place a magnificent piece of art the unusual shape the color more than 20 million pieces of mosaic the statues, the bas relief , the murals, the inside paints...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

Going on A Sunday afternoon to avoid the crowds was a good time, to go, plenty of things to photo, some of the serpents, dragons, and larger than life beings, and being able to see humans trapped in a lower life , struggling to reach...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank leighn922
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

The temple is very beautiful and Luang Pho Khun is a famous monk who teach people to do good things. Many people respected to him even he is pass away. He spent the money that people make a merit for republics. He built a study...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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AmesW_13
November 11, 2018|
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Response from Rian A |
It’s too far for taxi. This place is not in Bangkok. It’s in Nakhon Ratchasima
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gohs769
June 18, 2016|
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Response from 207carlosj |
About 5000 baht
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JosephAndrew_Lim
November 13, 2015|
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Response from 931robinr | Reviewed this property |
Hello, im from holland but asked familybof my wife who lives in korat and they don't know for a taxi. But you can rent a mini bus with chauffeur. To bring you and take you back for around 1000bht. Ex gas
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