Located a few miles before the Sri Satchanalai Historical Park, Wat Phra Rattana Mahathat If is the largest temple to visit in the area. With its beautifully preserved main prang where visitors can climb sometimes help by children of the village neighbors, including a large standing Buddha and reliefs, it is a good example of Khmer style of the Sukhothai period.
Some tours going Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Chaliang
Offered in English This is exclusive trip for Thailand's history lover. We will visit many magnificent historical site in Sukhothai and Si Satchanamai, 2 places listed as World Heritages Sites by UNESCO
Offered in English Explore the twin city - Sukhothai and Si Satchanalai in one day. This trip will let you discover the meaningful religious beliefs by exploring ancient monuments and doing a workshop inspired by local wisdom.
Practical information about Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Chaliang
Don't miss this temple even though it is not within the grounds of Sri Satchananlai Historical Park!!!
To go visit Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Chaliang, you can also book one of the tours above.
How to get to Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Chaliang ?
The bus to get here is usually a bus from Sukhothai that drops you on the edge of the road in front of a shop where you can rent bicycles for 50 THB. The owner will also provide you with a map. The temple is on the other side of the suspension bridge at the end of the small street that will take you to start your tour of Si Satchanalai. Admission: 20 baht Bicycle is necessary because the historic park is at aroud 4 km.
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Rules to respect when visiting a temple
Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Chaliang is a temple and when you visit a temple in Thailand there are some rules to know and follow :
Dress properly (knees and shoulders should be covered)
Take off your shoes when entering the buildings
Don't hug or kiss
Don't point your feet to Buddha's image
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