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Phra Buddha Chinnarat

Phitsanulok, Thailand
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Considered one of the most beautiful images of Buddha, this statue was cast during the late Sukhothai period in 1631.
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Phitsanulok, Thailand
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

No, I am not partial, even if I did live in Phitsanulok for three years. The statue in the Big Temple is simply the most stunning gold statue in the kingdom.

Thank Transmogrifer
Reviewed 26 March 2017

If you are traveling to Phitsanulok, do take a stop at this temple. It is one of the beautiful temple in Thailand. The Buddha statue and the building interior decoration is original. You can meditate, pray or "see your fortune" by shaking a bamboo container...More

Thank ghtay
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Very peace full place there is a lots of place to visit and some beautiful Buddha some music play very relaxing .

Thank Gheefrenchie
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Thais always try to make a pilgrim to visit this temple as it is ancient and regard as most sacred temple in the North. You get the sense of calm and spiritual and want to let go.. You will want to be a Buddhist...More

Thank kanhaclayton
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is one of the most impressive Buddha representations in all of Thailand. Reproduced by many, this is the original! The temple it is housed in is beautiful and one that tour buses bring thousands to enjoy. The grounds are massive with many things to...More

Thank JamHam
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Phra Buddha Chinnarat is llocated in Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat (in Thai: วัดพระศรีรัตนมหาธาตุ; "Temple of Great Jewelled Reliquary"), also colloquially referred to as Wat Yai (Thai: วัดใหญ่; "Big Temple"), is a Buddhist temple (wat) in Phitsanulok Province, Thailand, where it is located on the...More

Thank Anan C
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

There is a lovely Thai girl who volunteers to show foreigners around the wat and practice her English. She's a very good guide! Go after school finishes at 3.30 to catch her. And don't worry, she's there with her parents!

Thank sazzyq
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is one of the most stunning Buddha statues in all of Thailand. In fact, it is the most reproduced Buddha image in Thailand (amulets, pictures, etc.). Phra Chinnarat and the Wat Yai temple is a must-see if you go to Phitsanulok. Adjacent to the...More

Thank Magellan T
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The title says it all. Very touristy at times, but seems to be only in the main area. Recommend walking around the whole site. Interesting old relics, worthy of a museum.

Thank Nid W
Reviewed 17 December 2015

One of the most beloved Buddha for Thai people from everywhere in the country. As you know, Thai people are basically attached to the Buddha from their area, but here, they are people coming from North, South or Other places in Thailand. The ambiance is...More

Thank MaipenraiJef
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