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Wat Phu Khao Thong (Golden Mount)

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Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand

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tall and big

White and tall. Thats it. You can climb up until peak. This is very wonderful. You have to take off your shoes to enter.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2016
Ari W

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Beijing, China
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365 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting Chedi to visit in Ayutthaya. Reconstructed at least 2 times during 500 years, its a very beautiful example of thai-syled chedi. White with golden motifs (know as the Golden Mount), and can be seen from many miles away. Recommended for first time travelers, located 2 kilometers northwest of the royal palace area.

Thank MikeFlox
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect ! Its calm.and full of.speialities! I must come back again! And its Pagoda ia unique and special!

Thank David C
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

White and tall. Thats it. You can climb up until peak. This is very wonderful. You have to take off your shoes to enter.

Thank Ari W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place! I went on a Sunday and it wasn't busy at all. In fact, I couldn't tell if you are able to climb, but a monk waved me up. Going up the steep steps was easier than going down! Amazing view of the city at the top and worth it to go inside the hot tunnel to... More 

Thank Lemon_36
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

It is wonderful place. ..you can go around the monastery but be careful some place you must remove your shoes when you enter also if you have kids place keep your eyes on them all time. you can go up and enjoy the view around the temple (all farms ).The monastery was built by King Ramesuan.

Thank N3316858
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215 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Phew! A lot of history to this monument and it involved many Kings over a period of time so a bit unique. Definitely worth reading up on before the visit because at first glance it looks quite bland. Climb the 74 steps and you will find a small corridor leading to a smaller chamber with relics in it but this... More 

Thank desi d
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

A short bike ride across the bridge north west of the island. It dominates the skyline and as you get up close you feel incredibly small and insignificant. An impressive and colossal structure and worth the journey here. Climb the steps to enjoy a view of the surrounding countryside. Thanks for the vote if you found this helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 494 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

Driving to this attraction, we noted the wide entrance road with a statue. Big colorful statues of roosters lined up this boulevard. I asked the driver (group tour) about them, but he did not answer me (perhaps does not speak English?). More roosters are on display in front of the wat. There are steps both in the front and back... More 

Thank LolaGo1
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

This wat is on the tourist maps of temples to visit but beware, it's further than it looks. If you plan on cycling watch out for the dual carriageway getting you on and off the island. There is a back road which is further but you see more than the touristy front of the town. The temple is amazing to... More 

Thank Jessica F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 453 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

This temple is good to visit if you are willing to climb and have a good view.This is an another Buddhist Temple. Come here if you like a good view.

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