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Address: Naklua Soi 12, Pattaya-Naklua Rd, Pattaya, Thailand
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Phone Number: 038-367229-30 ext. 114
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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The Magnificence Ancient Wooden Carve Building

There are amazing different wooden carve sculptures which were hand made. They are unique artwork which use art and culture as the reflection of Ancient history.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are amazing different wooden carve sculptures which were hand made. They are unique artwork which use art and culture as the reflection of Ancient history.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Dont be deceived this is a building under construction!! We were told the ancient techniques are no longer available in Thai so the main builders are bought in from Burma. Regardless an amazing place make sure you walk around it and right through it. Arrange to have your baht bus take you all the way down the steps are killers!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Will never forget our first view of the roof top. The wooden carvings are fantastic, always something different to see everywhere you look. Please don't support the elephant rides, I saw them being hit with a pick type tool to control them. Everything else is great though.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A labour of love and worship.quality carpentry on a grand scale.a lot to see and do once you climb down the steps.plenty guides to help you understand what the structure is all about.

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lancashire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

we visited the sanctuary of truth on our visit to Thailand the price was 400 baht per person and the trip would have been better if the torrential rain hadn't visited when we did,,, the sanctuary has amazing wooden carvings and the detail has to be seen to be believed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited on a rather poor day weatherwise but the place is nevertheless unbelievable. We got the bahtbus from dolphin roundabout and had a 20 minute walk from the end of Soi 12 (I believe). I do not believe we saw the best of this place due to the weather, but we saw enough to be mightily impressed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Pattaya, a visit to the Sanctuary of Truth is highly recommended. The temple is very unique and beautiful.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful wooden temple. Definitely worth a stop to take in the sights and appreciate the artistry and wood working.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited in April 2014, it was partly under construction. Its a good place to rest from the city, located in a silent place next to the water.

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One the main attraction in the boring daytime in Pattaya. Beautiful structure, it's worth a visit, even if you saw thousands of temples. The complementary services like elephant ride, boat trip... sounds like a tourist trap. I bought the foot massage in bundle with the ticket for 100 baht, for 20 minutes. If you buy it directly at the massage... More 

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