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Anek Kuson Sala (Viharnra Sien)

Na Jomtien Km 160, Sukhumvit Road, Pattaya, Thailand
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An authentic Chinese temple-museum for those who care about history

In Pattaya you'll find mass crowd pleasing 'cultural' attractions like 'Big Buddha Mountain' (also... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
JSolitude
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Ostend, Belgium
Amazing Museum of Chinese Art

This amazing building houses a very impressive collection of Chinese artifacts and statues... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
Keira J
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Na Jomtien Km 160, Sukhumvit Road, Pattaya, Thailand
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

In Pattaya you'll find mass crowd pleasing 'cultural' attractions like 'Big Buddha Mountain' (also called Laser Buddha) or 'Big Buddha' (the 18 meter high statue which isn't particularly refined). But 'Anek Kuson Sala', developed by a Chinese Feng Shui master definitely belongs to the category...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

This amazing building houses a very impressive collection of Chinese artifacts and statues. Boasting some original pieces from the infamous Terracotta Army. This is a truly enjoyable experience if you are interested in both Thai and Chinese culture. It is said that the owner and...More

Thank Keira J
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

ive never seen so many buddha in one place, the building was colourful and very detailed, worth a trip

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Literally meaning House of Gods, this is a beautiful museum of Chinese artifacts, depicting rich mythology. Supposedly constructed to commemorate the Thai king's birth anniversary. Time was short at hand but worth a visit.

Thank tan32016
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

I would urge anyone with a morning or afternoon to spare to visit this museum, particularly if you are fascinated by Chinese art and history. (I have a degree in Chinese studies, so I found it of great interest). The building itself is colourful, with...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

The Viharn Sien is a beautiful Chinese temple South of Pattaya now in use as a museum. The museum houses a unique collection, which is believed to be one of a kind outside of China. It is made up of a three story central building...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit- very calming place. Entrance fee was a very cheap 50 baht each. It's jam packed with bronze statues of Chinese characters and Buddhas and artefacts including a handful of the terracotta army pieces. Extraordinary Jade pagoda that must be priceless. Very interesting....More

Thank Joanne S
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

One of the most colourful mix of Asian cultures in Thailand. I have visited this museum 4 or 5 times with friends and family.The exhibits are very interesting that words cannot do justice. Note my photos for detail of my review for your consideration.Listed below...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

this chinese monastery provides spectacular chinese thai art and Bhothisattava sculpture for paying respect and Kaun Yin sculpture , you have to pay admission fee of 60-100 baht /Person. the garden beside this attraction is also shady and best place for picnic.

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

This was surprisingly good. In general I like the use of bright colours in Thailand and this was no exception. The difference in the use of Chinese statues and martial arts figurines (really well done ones) and mostly in black stone. The temple cum museum...More

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