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Built in 1357 and later developed into a monastery, this temple now houses Phitsanulok’s most revered statues of Lord Buddha.
Ong Dam Road | Nai Mueang, Phitsanulok, Thailand
+66 55 258 966
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All reviews beautiful buddha the river take photos main hall big buddha few hours standing buddha well worth the visit nan pay respect food stalls take your time great market temple phra wat image
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Pra Bhudda Chinnarach is one of the most beautiful Buddha in Thailand. No doubt why they are a lot of Thai person comes to visit and pay respect to this place. Phra Si Ratana Temple is also a historic place since Ayutthaya era. However, location...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JirapornN1
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This is a very busy location with lots of Thai doing rituals. This complex is quite big and has an extreme amount of Buddhas. A must see attraction in Phitsanulok. There is a market behind temple to shop at after your visit on the weekends.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dario S
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The interior of this temple is one of the most beautiful places I have seen. I can’t wait for the exterior renovations to be completed. It is a sacred place and well worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SebastionSt
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This impressive temple is situated near the banks of the fast flowing River Nan, and is frequented by a mass of locals who come to worship and pay merit. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank flyingdoc1
Reviewed July 21, 2018

First and foremost this is a holy site and must be respected as such. It has impressive decoration and beautiful Buddha statues. If visiting one most respect the fact that Thais worship here. You can take photos but please take account of the holy nature...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ian F
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Lived in Phitsanulok - been here too many times to count. Do not miss this temple on the river banks.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Transmogrifer
Reviewed July 9, 2018

With a very peaceful vibe despite all the people visiting and praying. Exquisite work with gold all over the place, and beautiful intarsia & mosaics to be seen everywhere.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daina61
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

This temple is famous for it's Buddha statue made which has a shell made from real gold. The interior is decorated intricately and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Main temple in Phitsanulok which I have visited numerous times. Can be quite busy with Thai tourists. Many say it houses the most beautiful Buddha image in Thailand which I agree with. If in Phitsanulok the temple is definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank K413WQandrewb
Reviewed April 27, 2018

A short stroll from the hotel as seen in my picture. A beautiful temple with many golden buddha statues. Easy to stroll around and take in the thai people at their faith.

Date of experience: April 2018
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February 10, 2018|
Response from spintheglobe |
At what time does this temple close down at night please? We have a late night train to catch from Phitsanulok station, so would love to visit. Also how far is it from the station. TIA
February 9, 2018|
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Response from edkemp2002 | Reviewed this property |
This is not a day trip as Phitsanoluk is about 5 or 6 hrs drive from Bangkok Take a bus from the Northern bus station and stay overnight. Phitsanoluk is in a pleasant part of Thailand.