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Wat Saphan Hin

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Address: Sukhothai, Thailand

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Worth the trip and climb.

One of the outlying wats of sukkhotai and well worth the climb. Great views from the top and interesting remains.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
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Dunedin, New Zealand

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

One of the outlying wats of sukkhotai and well worth the climb. Great views from the top and interesting remains.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

A little out of town, with an apparent need to pay again for entrance into the historical park. This is followed by climbing a steep 300m pathway, where you can vie a standing Buddha image, which is also believed to be where King Ramkhamhaeng came on his white elephant to worship. Take a breather before descending again.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is not a well know monument but well worth a visit. Set at the top of a small hill but it's not a hard climb and you can enoy some lovely views from above too

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Hermsdorf, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is one of the further away temples. Was cycling there and quite exhausted when I arrived. To see this temple you have to climp up a hill, as to see on the pictures, but it's worth it. It's a big standig "Monday" Buddha and a fantastic view from up there.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

A healthy climb up a stony path seems to deter a lot of visitors from visiting the remains of this temple and I would stay clear of this climb after rain . Well worth the effort though to admire an imposing Buddha statue .

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

A stone path--beautiful colors--leads up to a nice view. We are in our 60s but did not find it at all difficult. There are many sites in the area, but fairly spread out, so we found a tuk tuk tour a good idea.

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Udon Thani, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This is completely unsuitable for disabled or infirm people, the climb is quite strenuous, particularly on a hot day. However, once your up there, the Buddha is really nice and the views over Sukhothai are wonderful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

It was really worth the climb. I climbed up to the other 2 ruins sights that are on the hillside and they were all impressive, but this huge standing Buddha is really spectacular. Do beware of aggressive mosquitoes if you stand around in the woods near here

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

there is a stone path leads to a hill top which is about 100m high to visit the temple. it can be quite tiring for some

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

I learned from my landlady that this is a good place for spot sunrise, so I got up in the very early morning and make a 20 mins or so bike ride , climb the hill. I had a wonderful Sukhothai-style dawn time.

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