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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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One of the highlights of NST

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank 200984
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 

Thank bfitzsenry
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

Thank VandaPalika
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.

Thank kingar
Haderslev, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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.

Thank josefine_starup
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.

Thank Jeeruna
Khanom, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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.

Thank Kati_Khanom
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.

Thank khonni
Mandurah, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

We visited this amazing and beautiful temple with our Thai friends and family, it is a beautiful and temple it is one of the most important,oldest and largest temples in southern Thailand, the buildings, history, museum and atmosphere of the place makes this a place to visit. It is full of history and beauty and an absolutely wonderful place to... More 

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Pullman, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Take time to stroll inside and outside of structures. I truly enjoyed the museum with large collections of Buddha statues from about 500 years ago. The main pagoda where Buddha's relic has been enshrined is under renovation but it is still worth visiting.

Thank IBProfessor

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