Phra Si Ratana Temple (Wat Yai), Phitsanulok

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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. Our Phitsanulok trip planner makes visiting Phra Si Ratana Temple (Wat Yai) and other Phitsanulok attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Many Thai people stop by here for prayers, very holy place, there are important and historic Buddha statues
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  • Wat Phra Si Rattana Woramahawihan is a temple with a long history since the Sukhothai period. The magnificent art and sculpture architecture is considered to be a great cultural heritage of the city of Phitsanulok. The Buddhist temple of Chinraj was a temple of the Buddha, which was revered as one of the most beautiful Buddha in the world. The temple was built since the Sukhothai period and was restored to a good condition, as well as the present day. The temple is an architectural...
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