Temple of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

The Temple of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat is known as "Wat Yai” where is located on Phutthabucha road in Phitsanulok on the eastern of Nan River and opposite Phitsanulok city hall. The Temple of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat is a royal monastery of the first class,  as known as the place where the Buddha Chinnarat is enshrined. The Buddha statue is regarded as the most beautiful in Thailand and regarded as a valuable cultural heritage of Phitsanulok.
Inside The Temple of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat there are many ancient relics;

  • Buddha Chinnarat
  • Pearl door leaf
  • Temple of God entering Nirvana
  • Phra Attharot


Opening hours

  • The Temple of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat: Open daily from 06:30 - 18:00 hrs.
  • Phra Phutthachinnarat National Museum: Wednesday - Sunday from 09:00 - 16:00 hrs. (Close on Monday, Tuesday and Public holidays)


Things to do inside The Temple of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

  • Dress appropriately
  • Women should not wear short and sleeveless shirts
  • Standing and taking photos of  Buddha Chinnarat is prohibited


Admission fees

  • Free entrance


How to get to The Temple of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

  • Drive through Route 11 or 117 heading to Phitsanulok province then take Route 12 (Phitsanulok-Lom Sak Road) and head straight to the route to Phitsanulok City Hall It is about 8.2 kilometres from Phitsanulok Airport


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