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Shrine of King Taksin the Great

Jarodvithi Thong Road, Tak 63000, Thailand
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Shrine Temple in the city. It has some historical significance. We were traveling through and a... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Steve W
via mobile
making merit with real pig-head offerings

King Taksin, who reigned between the Ayutthaya kingdom and the Chakri dynasty, is being worshipped... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
jobst56
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Hamburg, Germany
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Jarodvithi Thong Road, Tak 63000, Thailand
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Shrine Temple in the city. It has some historical significance. We were traveling through and a quick stop with noodle lunch across the street.

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

King Taksin, who reigned between the Ayutthaya kingdom and the Chakri dynasty, is being worshipped here. He must have been at war most of his reign. And he must have loved horses. This shrine by a main road is surrounded by a little park with...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A must see if you are visiting Tak. Beautifully designed and very well kept. Spent quite a bit of time looking at everything and even our young son was thrilled to have the chance to see this wonderful shrine of King Taksin the Great

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Visited while taking an overnight break between Chiang Mai and Bangkok - a small memorial to a great king in Thai history. His "disappearance" opening the throne to the current royal line has a number of alternative stories attached to it

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This very nice place in Tak ity for knw story about Thailand esasy for go 200 mt fromintersection rout n 1

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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

If you are driving past this is worth looking at. Different from a temple as as it a shrine to a King.& an important place for Thai people

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Reviewed 16 November 2015

Many overseas tourists are constantly confusing the Shrine of King Taksin the Great, which is near Tak City, with the Shrine of King Naresuan the Great, which is in Mae Sot town, Tak Province. King Naresuan, a highly revered Siam monarch, was the king of...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2015

Some of the reviews of the Shrine of King Taksin the Great are confusing it with the Shrine of King Naresuan. The Taksin Shrine is on the highway between Tak and Mae Sot and the Naresuan Shrine is in the town of Mae Sot. Like...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2015

it was very beautiful place.many people like this place.and then,it was near town.it was too easy to go there.

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

What a delightful place and filled with atmosphere. The grounds surrounding the shrine is filled with statues of horses, chickens, elephants and indeed soldiers. It was explained to me by a Thai that the statues are offered by the local people as a way of...More

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