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Sanctuary of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum)

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Naklua Soi 12, Pattaya-Naklua Rd, Pattaya, Thailand
038-367229-30 ext. 114
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“wooden temple” (133 reviews)
“hand carved” (65 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Naklua Soi 12, Pattaya-Naklua Rd, Pattaya, Thailand
038-367229-30 ext. 114
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This monument is totally built from wood. Exelent carvings and in a very nice surroundings. The entrance fee was 500 bht which I thought was a bit expensive but if you are in Pattaya it is worth a visit.

1  Thank boyracer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The photos do not do it justice, a must see if in Pattaya, you will not be disappointed, dress code does apply.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walking into the sanctuary of truth it’s hard to believe it’s only been a work in progress since the 80’s. The detail in the carvings reflects the connection the artists have to their beliefs & wanting to share them. A visit here was just a...More

Thank TracyTas
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The temple it’s self is beautiful. You have to wear hard hats which some complain about but I thought it was fun/added to experience plus it’s nice to know your safety is considered. There is construction happening in many areas. The surroundings I was not...More

1  Thank Polly S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The day before we were in this area we learned about the sanctuary of truth from a guide. We were told that the sanctuary of truth is constantly an ongoing work in progress just like a person’s ongoing process to get back to nirvana. The...More

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Located a few miles away from Pattaya, you can find a lot of tuk-tuk in the route. Bike taxis can get a bit expensive. The place isn't a must go. But the detailed sculpting and effort put into this celestial monument is superb. Charges :...More

Thank ChaitanyaBanala
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitely recommended when staying in Pattaya. Great architecture and lots of other activities to do - interactions with animals (elephants), photographs, seeing the wooden carvings to be handmade etc. Worth the ticket (500 per person).

Thank Katrin K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful temple by the sea side which is made totally of wood with absolutely wonderful carvings. This place is a must visit simple to admire the architecture and beautiful carvings in the temple. You can also enjoy a languid elephant ride ,...More

Thank Rajan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible carpentry on display to show how something as huge as this can be made without using modern fixings.

Thank peterwillemse
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just followed the beach until i came to this amazing structure. as I have seen more temples that i care to see it was just fine taking photos from the outside and saving my entrance money for more Tigers

Thank frank l
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25 December 2017|
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Response from David A | Reviewed this property |
Normally the touts will hit you 200 to 300. depending on the number. Bike taxi if solo will be about 100. you can get so far on the 10 baht Naklua bus. But its a fair hike the rest of the way on foot. And once inside you... More
linda h
30 November 2017|
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Response from David A | Reviewed this property |
If you are stuck in container central like some of these cruises seem to do. its a working port.... Laem Chebang. Get out and about and do your own thing. You are no even close to Bangkok or Pattaya. But as an ex Aussie... More
26 October 2017|
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Response from Prasad C | Reviewed this property |
Ticket for Child in Sanctuary of truth (Height is between 110cm - 140cm)