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Temples

Temple is something/a place regarded as holding religious presence/significance. It is one of the most common sights in Pattaya, because Buddhism and culture are observed with all sacredness in Thailand. They are one of the major attractive, amazing and beautiful sights in Pattaya, which is due to their great architecture structures and ancient memories/history.

One of the main temples in Pattaya is Wat Yansangwaram temple which is located at about 20km from South Pattaya, Wat Yansangwararam was built in 1976, and though it is somewhat modern, it is one of the most notable temples in Pattaya, because it is under the approval of His Majesty the King. Another example is the Viharn Sien temple also called Anek kusala sala which is one of the most popular temples in the complex. It has beautiful artefacts and unique collections of beautiful artworks.

If you want a place to worship when you on a visit to Pattaya, the temple is always open and entry is free, all you have to do is make sure you dress appropriately, that is covering all your body parts that need covering, otherwise, you can be turned away. The temple also has restaurants and shops nearby where you can get anything you need without stress.

Discover the beauty of the temple’s building and garden, don’t forget to take your camera with you, the various pagodas, temples, pavilions and gardens are really fascinating. It’s not a proper place for children to go but there is a small play area for children, and you can buy feed for the fishes in the lake. Don’t forget to visit the shrine on the hill.

Chinese culture is something special and unique with thousands of years of colorful history that has shaped not only Asia, but the world. Viharn Sien, also known locally as Anek Kusala Sala is a mixture of a Chinese temple and a museum, holding some beautiful artworks and artifacts that details China’s illustrious history. Located in luscious countryside in the Bangsaray region of Pattaya, Viharn Sien is beautiful and picturesque. Enjoy Chinese antiques and a breathtaking scaled down model of the Terracotta Army, or take a rest by the scenic lake and watch the world go by. Viharn Sien is…

The Wang Sam Sien monument is located on your way to the Big Buddha on Pratumank Hill, on the left hand side of the road where you are welcomed by a white statue of Guanyin, who is the Chinese Goddess of Mercy and a popular historical figure in Chinese folklore. Aside the statue, you will also find a large metal ball, just like the one in the Royal Palace in Beijing, China. Wang Sam Sien is like a small museum that is home to lots of Chinese items such as 24 beautiful paintings telling 24 stories from Chinese folklore.…

Located about a 20km from South Pattaya towards Sattahip and Bangsaray, Wat Yansangwararam Temple is a large Buddhist temple complex with set across 145 acres of countryside land, home to several buildings with lots of different architectural style. There is a beautiful lake and well maintained gardens surrounding the temples, making it a great place o visit. Viharn Sien is one of the most famous temples in the complex, with its museum-like atmosphere and housing lots of Chinese artifacts and relics. The main temple is Wat Yansangwararam Temple, otherwise known as Way Yan for short. Here you will find…

Known as one of the most popular and visited tourist attractions in and around the Pattaya region, Buddha Mountain, locally known as Khao Chi Chan, is located in the Bangsaray Countryside near to Silverlake Vineyard. This 109 meters high, 70-meter high Buddha image, laser-carved into the side of Chi Chan Mountain in gold, is the biggest carved Buddha image in the world. The image was first carved back in 1996 to commemorate the 50th coronation anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and is an extremely meaningful and spiritual place to Thais and Buddhists. The image was carved out of…

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