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Prasat Hin Phimai (Phimai Historical Park)

City Centre | Phimai, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
+66 44 471 568
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Best Khmer temple in Thailand.

This temple is very well restored. Likely to be constructed in XI century. The most valuable... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mark D
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West Bloomfield, Michigan
Mini Angkor Wat

Great day out from Korat. If you’ve been to Angkor Wat then you’ll love this place; apparently... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
trevor a
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Bangkok, Thailand
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This 12th-century temple is similar in structure to Angkor Wat.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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City Centre | Phimai, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
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+66 44 471 568
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Reviewed yesterday

This temple is very well restored. Likely to be constructed in XI century. The most valuable ancient objects are at the Phimai museum, about 10 min to walk.

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out from Korat. If you’ve been to Angkor Wat then you’ll love this place; apparently used as a template to build Angkor. As per usual, farang pay 4 times (100baht) as much to get in - but well worth it & great photo...More

Thank trevor a
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

a significant precious historical Khmer temple in North eastern part of Thailand, In case of the visitor who interested in Khmer art exhibition, some ancient historical objects such as lintels or pediment have been collected at Phimai museum which located nearby within 10 min walking...More

Thank Huang W
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit on our first trip to the Far East. Only 100 Baht to get in per person and very clean and well kept. Take a hat and water though as not too much shade. Very easy to find from Nakhon Ratchasima in...More

2  Thank JennyWhite68
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Amazing visit! If you live in Thailand and don't want or can't go to Angor Wat, this is a good place where to see typical Khmer architecture (there are a lot of other temples to visit from Surin as well), it is not as big...More

1  Thank BananaLu
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

A 45 minute drive from Korat. Very interesting to see the old temple. Cheap entry. Can get really hot inside the area though.

1  Thank frokor2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

It's a mini, mini, mini Angkor Wat. Which, makes sense, as this marked the northern end of the Ancient (Angkor - Phimai) Khmer Highway. The temple complex itself is small and can be explored easily in a couple of hours. After you're done, support the...More

1  Thank Will B
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

The historical park contains ruins of historical period similar to the Angkor found in Cambodia. In the information center signs in Thai and English explain the history. Prepare a hat and sunscreen as there is not much shade in the area. In about two hours...More

1  Thank Sakda S
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

This historical site is one of two most important Khmer monuments in today's Thailand -- the other is Prasat Hin Phanom Rung in Buriram Province. The structures here (and at Phanom Rung) are literally reconstructed from piles of stone remains of the former temple using...More

Thank Chanindh
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Located in the heart of Phimai district located about 300 Km from the city of Bangkok, this place is really worth a visit. If you are a history buff, I bet you are going to love this historical place a lot and it is a...More

2  Thank Jonathan Y
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Kelley V
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Yes. If you will come from Bangkok, go to Mochit Central Bus Terminal. Ride a bus going to Nakhon Ratchasima (Ratchasima/Ratsima/Korat). Tell the bus attendant that you will get off at Bogoso Mai. From Bogoso Mai (new bus... More
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