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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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A must see... such an amazing building!

Our family visited Sanctuary of Truth and you cannot explain in words how intriguing this building really is with its detailed wooden carvings on such an overwhelming scale. I... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our family visited Sanctuary of Truth and you cannot explain in words how intriguing this building really is with its detailed wooden carvings on such an overwhelming scale. I liked seeing the workers there and how they show the varying stages of the carvings as they are added to the structure. A bonus is the elephant rides and how close... More 

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sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

...... modern hand carved temple. Find "your Buddha" ...wonderful views from every side, photographers heaven. Made for tourists with expensive elephant rides around the temple, even more expensive photos. Remember dress code (though shawls are provided) smaller than expected. Reasonable restaurants beside the temple. Steep steps down to temple from the entrance. Expensive but was a highlight for me.

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Thank asensbruk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderful place, amazing architecture and great to be able to see how the building was and still is made. Good insight into the history of the building and culture. Slightly out of town but well worth the journey for an hour or twos entertainment. Food and drink available on site.

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Thank tom s
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went there and enjoy a lot. Timings are a bit pain but the place is really beautiful for a few hours. The entire building is just beautiful and you can be peaceful inside /meditate

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Thank Medapati
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The building looks magnificent in the photos and probably is in real life. However, it is miles away from anywhere and has no beach access so you can't go for a swim/picnic/sunbathe afterwards - which at £11 a head entrance fee put me off. There are far better places to visit which offer more and for far less

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Sparks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was truly amazing to see and I appreciated the art of it.only takes a couple of hours to experience so if you are censative to the sun it's OK plenty of shade in seating area.they have fresh juices and refreshments as well as food.and last but not least,take an elephant ride!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were first surprised by the huge temple and the sea view .. but we expected a bigger area from the inside. It was too small to spend more time inside :)

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Thank Marina M
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This temple features amazing hand carvings and is constructed without nails. It is stunning but before reaching it you have to pass by various other activities like a children's zoo, some sort of ropes course, some dune buggie type of ride. But the worst is the 3 elephants shackled by one leg so that they can only move a little.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

True piece of art. Walk straight to the washroom then you can see how those art being produced, all by handcrafted!!

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Thank Chan J
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is a must see just for the wow factor, it is not going to take long out of your day and it is not that expensive, around 500 Bhat. It is just as easy to turn up and buy a ticket or you can arrange with one of the many street vendors to keep the cost of taxi's... More 

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