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Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

92/3 ถนน Phutthabucha Alley, Tambon Nai Mueang, Amphoe Mueang Phitsanulok, Chang Wat Phitsanulok 65000, Thailand

Buddhist Temples

About Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat, colloquially referred to as Wat Phra Si or Wat Yai, is a Buddhist temple in Phitsanulok Province, Thailand, where it is located on the east bank of Nan River, near Naresuan Bridge and opposite Phitsanulok Provincial Hall. The temple is famous for its gold-covered statue of the Buddha, known as Phra Phuttha Chinnarat. It is considered one of the most beautiful and the classical magnificent Buddha figures in Thailand and receive the highest worship among Thai people.


Attractions near Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

Wat Nang Phaya0.13km from Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

Wat Nang Phaya is a monastery in Phitsanulok, Thailand, which was said to have been built when Phitsanulok was ruled by King Trailokanat. Wat Nang Phraya has no temple, but it is known for its Phrara Nang Phya, which are votive tablets found within the pagoda's repository.

Wat Aranyik1.71km from Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

Wat Aranyik is a historic temple in Phitsanulok, Thailand. On the temple grounds, there is a modern temple with a monastery and modern temple buildings. There is also a large area of ruins where the old temple of the Sukhothai period once stood. Still standing from the original temple's construction are a historic chedi and a number of Buddha images. A unique feature of the temple is that it is surrounded by moats.

Wat Chula Manee Temple6.25km from Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

Wat Chulamani is a Buddhist temple in Wat Chulamani Village, Phitsanulok Province, Thailand. It is the oldest standing temple in Phitsanulok Province. It was built in the Sukhothai era. The temple is famous for its elaborate Khmer style pagoda.

Wat Tha Luang43.61km from Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

Wat Tha Luang is a Thai Buddhist temple in Tambon Nai Mueang, Amphoe Mueang Phichit, Phichit Province, upper central Thailand. Regarded as the most famous temple in the province and also considered as provincial temple. The temple sits on the Nan River's west bank close to the Provincial Hall.

Bueng Si Fai45.44km from Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

Bueng Si Fai is a large freshwater lake to the south of Pichit town. It is a Fishery Department's facility to breed freshwater. There is a landscaped park suitable for rest and recreation along the banks. The best time to visit is in the early morning and late afternoon when the scenery is at its most scenic. On the other side of the park is an aquarium exhibiting species of native fish and local fishing equipment.

Sangkhalok Museum50km from Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

The museum displays the collection of Sangkhalok and ceramic wares produced in the ancient Lanna Kingdom.

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Phitsanulok is a province in Thailand with beautiful landscapes. Phitsanulok was the birthplace of King Naresuan the Great the legendary King who declared Ayutthaya’s independence from Burma in 1584. Phitsanulok encompasses parts of Five national parks with beautiful scenery.