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Religious Places In Thailand You Must Visit For A Spiritual Experience


Thailand is a culturally rich place with temples, shrines and many landscape beauty all around. Thailand is one of the most happening places with amazing nightlife and adventurous sports. It is also known for its religious importance.

These spiritual places add great value to Thailand tourism and culture. There is also a beautiful location to click great photos and make them a lifetime memory.

Tourists come in abundance all throughout the year to enjoy., relax and experience some thrilling activities in Thailand. This is also one of the most affordable places in the world chosen by people for their vacation destination.

Let’s plan a religious itinerary for your next spiritual vacation in Thailand.

1. Wat Pho, Bangkok

Wat Pho Bangkok
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Wat Pho was built in 1782, during the time when Rama I was in the reign. It is one of the most spiritual places in Thailand where people come to relax, meditate and pray. You can also make some offerings and donations to add value to the place.

The temple is also known as the ‘The temple of reclining Buddha’.The reclining Buddha of height 46 metres long and 15 metres high was built in 1848. It stands at the core of the temple. The grounds and the interior of the temple are absolutely stunning to visit.

Wat Pho
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Location: Wat Pho, 2 Sanamchai Road, Grand Palace Subdistrict, Pranakorn District, Bangkok 10200, Thailand.


2. Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi

Tiger Cave Krabi
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The Tiger Cave Temple is an ancient cave named after the tiger who used to reside here. The religious place is in the province of Krabi and has huge limestone cliffs in the surroundings. People come here for its religious importance and scenic beauty.

The temple was found in Southern Thailand is now Thailand’s one of the most spiritual places. The golden Buddha sits at the 2,000-foot peak of the temple. You need to cross the jungle that hugs the temple from both sides. The view is absolutely mesmerizing from the temple. It is a great place for natural beauty and spiritual satisfaction.

Tiger Cave Temple
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Location: Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi Noi, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000


3. Doi Inthanon

Doi Inthanon
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Doi Inthanon also is known as  Doi Ang Khang is one of the most beautiful and spiritual places in Thailand. The two trails that lead to the summit are  Pang Wua and the Den Ya Khat trail. The mountain is found in the Doi Suthep-Doi Pui National Park.

The Doi Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary is where the mountain is protected and it also makes the view more pristine.  Phra Mahathat Naphamethanidon is the main highlight of the place. It was built on the 60th birthday of the late king.

Doi Inthanon
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Location: Doi Inthanon, Ban Luang, Chom Thong District, Chiang Mai 50270


4. Dragon Cave, Nakhon Pathom

dragon Cave Temple
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Dragon Cave was found by the Southern Province of Phang Nga. The cave is said to have healing properties no matter what ailment you are suffering from. The tranquil surroundings of the green mountains and positivity of the healing mountain make Dragon Cave one of the most spiritual places in Thailand.

The place has arrangements for the ones who want to stay overnight in this positivity. Donations are accepted here.

Location: Dragon Cave, Thailand, Tambon Khlong Mai, Amphoe Sam Phran, Chang Wat Nakhon Pathom 73110, Thailand


5. Sanctuary Of Truth 

Sanctuary OF Truth
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This temple is amusing and attractive as it has wooden sculptures kept in it. Sanctuary Of Truth temple is actually the first museum to have wooden sculptures. You can enjoy photography at this scenic place with different shows aligned for you.

The boxing matches and performance by professional dancers is a mesmerizing view to watch. This beauty has all the entertaining features to keep tourists engaged.

Location:  Pattaya-Naklua, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri


6. Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew (Temple Of Million Bottles)

Wat Pa Maha
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This unique temple is made of almost 1.5 million recycled bottles. The extraordinarily built temple is also a very beautiful place with greenery surrounded all over. You must include this place in your wish list if you are visiting Thailand. It will be a new experience to see such a beautiful temple made from recycled bottles.

Wat Pa Maha
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Location: Ban Don Mu 2, Tambon Non-Sung, Sisaket, Thailand


7. Wat Pa Phu Kon

Wat Pa Phu Kon
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The beautifully designed temple made from aqua blue coloured marble roof with a white coloured reclining Buddha statue. The Buddhist temple adds beauty to the hill on which it is located. You will absolutely love this stunning spiritual beauty for its uniqueness and astounding look.

Wat Pa Phu Kon
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Location: Ban Kong, Na Yung District, Udon Thani 41380, Thailand


8. Wat Arun

Wat Arun
Via: Bangkok

Wat Arun stands on the Chao Phraya River and therefore is also known as the Temple of the Dawn. The temple looks even more beautiful because of the unparalleled beauty it is located in. Thailand receives many tourists all over the year and you shouldn’t miss this spot.

Wat Arun
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Location:158 Thanon Wang Doem, Khwaeng Wat Arun, Khet Bangkok Yai, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10600, Thailand


9. White Temple

White Temple
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The reminiscent structure is a fusion of spirituality and divinity. It is no less than a fairytale place. It is undoubtedly an incredible piece of architecture which is a major tourist attraction as well. If you like visiting places that are more then visually appealing, do visit this amazing temple in Thailand.

White Temple
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Location: Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand