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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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Truly Unique, Unlike any Temple I have seen before

I wasn't going to go to ANOTHER Temple but was wonderfully surprised by the setting and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Byron L
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Adelaide, Australia
Beautiful and peaceful place

Living in Pattaya I have been several times to the Sanctuary of Truth and this is such an inspiring... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anja S
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Pattaya, Thailand
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wooden temple” (129 reviews)
“hand carved” (63 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Naklua Soi 12, Pattaya-Naklua Rd, Pattaya, Thailand
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038-367229-30 ext. 114
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I wasn't going to go to ANOTHER Temple but was wonderfully surprised by the setting and peacefulness even before seeing the scale of the timber carvings and structure. Its a living temple being renewed by artists in a village there. In an age when many...More

Thank Byron L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Living in Pattaya I have been several times to the Sanctuary of Truth and this is such an inspiring place. All these beautiful wood carvings, it will never get boring. Please give yourself some time to absorb this, it is really wonderful.

Thank Anja S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my highlight of my trip. It was purely amazing to think that it all has been done by hand. A real credit to all the workers. It was very surreal when we first arrived then we heard the lunch time siren ring then...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

No wonder this is one of the highest rated placed to visit in Thailand. Not only is the building itself impressive (major understatement) so is the storyline about its creators. Kudos to the people maintaining the carvings and keeping the place looking amazing. Cost 100...More

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is one of its kind in Pattaya. The entrance fees is quite steep but it’s worth the experience.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful place. The workmanship is awesome. The entrance fee is expensive for sure but I would pay it again. Sad to see elephants exploited on the property but the building itself is amazing.

Thank jangajungle
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is being added to all the time and visitors can watch the craftsmen carving new statues to add to the existing construction. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and gave our group lots of information. Very good.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worst day trip ever, rip off and rude staff looking at us down their flat noses Go to cartoon network instead it's a lot of fun

Thank David a
Reviewed 5 days ago

has been under construction for many years and nowhere near complete.mostly carved by hand and assembled without nails or screws(after each part is put in place all screws and nails removed.If you visit look out for the female guide with glasses.A lovely lady and had...More

Thank john p
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Sanctuary of Truth does justice to the word sanctuary with words failing to describe the greatness of the artistry of woodwork that went into this wood construction of faith .... It resembles great cathedral proportions! It is a not to missed experience when visiting...More

Thank henningGV
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susshmita
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Response from Prasad C | Reviewed this property |
Ticket for Child in Sanctuary of truth (Height is between 110cm - 140cm)
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Bianca Ann S
18 October 2017|
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Response from Marcevita | Reviewed this property |
Very easy. You have 3 choises: 1-direttamente con taxi 1500THB to Pattaya anywhere or 2-from Airport by BUS 120THB to Pattaya Jomthien or 3-form Ekkamai (BTS Skytrain) Bus Terminal 120THB to Pattaya Nord
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