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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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WHAT A WAT!

We visited on a lovely sunny Sunday so we expected the temple to be quite busy. We had heard it was a must see in nakon city and we were not disappointed. We were delighted to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on a lovely sunny Sunday so we expected the temple to be quite busy. We had heard it was a must see in nakon city and we were not disappointed. We were delighted to find there a free to enter museum at the temple with some English signage( better than none!)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is one of the main attractions in Nakon Sri Thammarat. It is famous for it's Budda's foot located on the premises, the road to the Phra Mahathat Woramaha Wiharn has been redone and constant construction round the area is making it more pleasurable for travelers and locals alike. Yearly running race brings out all the runners for a quick... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Lots to see in this temple and easy to park for those driving. One of the original sites of Buddhism in Thailand.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very popular for most Thais, but saw only a few Westerners. Not much information available for anyone other than Thai and no signs in English. The main stupa/chedi was under construction, so not the best for photographers. The smaller chedis, however, were quite nice. Area layout was rather confusing, but once we found one of the museums, it was quite... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I visited this temple on 1-2 October, 2016. During my visit, Phra Mahathat is under renovation but there are still a lot of tourist. They also have temple fair which you can buy local food, snack and souvenir

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Impressive Wat with historical buildings, stupa and museum - steeped in history & culture. Souvenir shops and a food outlet are also to be found here. A Nakhon Si Thammarat highlight.

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Haderslev, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

It is defiantly worth taking a look at if you are in the neighborhood. However, have you already seen other Temples around Thailand, especially Bangkok, it wouldn't be mind blowing.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

the chedi are great things to see, the museum inside the temple are well worth the visit; overall place is good for first-time visitors and historical buffs.

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Khanom, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 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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