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Phra Si Ratana Temple (Wat Yai), Phitsanulok
(4.8/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Known by the locals as Wat Yai, Phra Si Ratana Temple (Wat Yai) was built in the 14th century and is now famous for its gold Buddha sculpture, which some consider to be one of the most beautiful of its kind in Thailand. When you view the sculpture, look for its halo that signifies the spiritual radiance of Buddha. Also admire the wood-and-pearl ordination hall doors and the Ayutthaya-style pagoda. Check out the attraction's museum, too, and browse through Buddha images and artifacts from the Sukhothai and Ayutthaya eras. Plan to visit Phra Si Ratana Temple (Wat Yai) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Phitsanulok attractions using our Phitsanulok vacation trip planner.
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  • Very nice complex of temples, but even more beautiful inside with one of the most revered Buddha images in all of Thailand.
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  • We visited this when for the second time and did not regret it. There are beautiful rows of old Golden Buddhas.
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  • Should I go to worship God especially respectable, Phitsanulok, Nakhon parking, less crowded throughout the. Should not go for lunch because it is very hot.
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