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Wat Traphang Thong

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Address: Sukhothai, Thailand

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Island Wat

What a tranquil little Wat! I nearly missed this as I was looking for food but on my return trip I spotted it and parked up. After reading the bit of history it has I walked... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2016
desi d

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Atlanta, Georgia
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83 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

The chanting began as I approached the Wat. It was wonderful to visit and walk around this Wat. The beauty at sunset was breathtaking. The fish in the moat swim all over the place!

Thank ume03
Bangkok, Thailand
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46 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This temple located not far from the Historical park; within walking distance. What I love about this temple is it's in the middle of water, make it like an island.

Thank murrayviolet
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

There are many Wats in old Sukhothai, but this one is both an operational temple (keep the volume down) and houses the "Buddha's footprint" a massive tablet like relic under glass. Worth a visit, completely free and extremely picturesque, especially standing on one of the two bridges that cross the man-made lake surrounding the Wat.

Thank Dashiell P
Leeds, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

On our bike ride to the Historical Park, we cycled pass this place. It is not big but nevertheless peaceful and lovely.

Thank Shen_1986
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152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

What a tranquil little Wat! I nearly missed this as I was looking for food but on my return trip I spotted it and parked up. After reading the bit of history it has I walked across one of the access bridges which are wooded and I just seemed to relax. It really is tranquil and although there are no... More 

Thank desi d
Clemson, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This is really nice wat for sunset pictures. The reflections are great. Plan on seeing this wat on your tour of the park especially when sun reflects on water.

Thank imdarkside
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Located near the Sukhothai Historical Park, this was the first wat my tuktuk driver and I visited. There was no visitor around, just me. There is a short bridge to cross the pond. The biggest attraction is the huge stupa. To the right side of the stupa are a small buddha statue and a big brass bell. My visit was... More 

Thank LolaGo1
Honolulu, Hawaii
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328 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Wat Traphang Thong is a temple area surrounded by water at Sukhothai Historical Park. Go checkit out!

Thank VivaHawaii
Steilacoom, Washington
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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

The only thing notable about Traphang Thong is its island location. Considering its proximity to the park and museum it is a very quiet and peaceful to walk for a few minutes and laugh at the cheesy translated aphorisms. The old teak bridge is very nice indeed.

Thank Chuck B
Stockbridge, Georgia
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156 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

We stopped for lunch in Sukhothai and stumbled upon this small temple in the middle of the lake. There is a walkway bridge to the temple. Although you cannot enter the temple, since it is a monastery. You can walk the picturesque grounds and admire the ancient Stupa, as well as see the monks at work.

Thank AnneandJoetrips

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