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Phra Mahathat Woramaha Wiharn

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Address: Ratchadamnoen Rd. | Nai Mueang, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
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This is one of the oldest temples in Thailand.

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One of the most beautiful temples in Thailand

I must say that I'm not big fan of historical or religious sites but this temple is worth of visit! It is not huge from size but very well restored and gorgeous. If just possible... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kati_Khanom
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Khanom, Thailand
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Khanom, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I must say that I'm not big fan of historical or religious sites but this temple is worth of visit! It is not huge from size but very well restored and gorgeous. If just possible, go with an licensed guide who is familiar with history and story of Thai Buddhism and you'll truly understand something.

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Robina, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit If come to Nakhon Si Thammarat, i am strongly recommend to come to Wat Phra Mahathat Woramaha Wiharn.

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Mandurah, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We visited this amazing and beautiful temple with our Thai friends and family, it is a beautiful and temple it is one of the most important,oldest and largest temples in southern Thailand, the buildings, history, museum and atmosphere of the place makes this a place to visit. It is full of history and beauty and an absolutely wonderful place to... More 

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Pullman, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Take time to stroll inside and outside of structures. I truly enjoyed the museum with large collections of Buddha statues from about 500 years ago. The main pagoda where Buddha's relic has been enshrined is under renovation but it is still worth visiting.

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Washington, DC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

This temple was a disappointment. It is sizable, but not very beautiful or interesting. If you have seen temples in Bangkok or elsewhere in Thailand, you will be disappointed. The quality of the architecture and interiors is very mediocre. It's really not worth the trip.

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Khon Kaen, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

This famous pagoda was built nearly 2000 years ago. Various modification and renovation were carried out. So, the temple stored a lot of artifacts and historic records. Most Thai Bhuddists would make an effort to come to pay respect to this pagoda at least once in their life time.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

A place really worth seeing! We enjoyed our time exploring the area and taking in all of the sights that the south of Thailand has to offer. Much more relaxed a place than Bangkok, good for a break or quick holiday.

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Wat Pra That is the dominant important temple of the provice. The temple store many of antique Buddha statue inside it, the museum are also in there. Thai people must visit and pray in this temple, it is the important temple from the past. For foreigner you can see the culture and decoration from the past. No more entrance fee... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

This temple is the biggest and famous in this city. The area is so wide and peaceful. I would recommend to visit this place in the morning or late evening when the sunlight is not so strong.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The view was amazing when the clouds/fog were not everywhere. Make sure to bring a rain jacket or a coat or you will freeze.

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