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Wat Matchimawat (Wat Klang)

Old Town, Songkhla, Thailand
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beautiful ancient monastery, wonderful museum

Wat Matchimawat (or Wat Klang) has considered as the essential monastery in Songkhla town. It... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Huang W
Attractive Wat complex located near the old town

This is perhaps the most attractive of the temples located in Songhkla and is well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
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This large and dramatic temple, located in the heart of the old city, houses a branch of the National Museum.
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21 Feb 2018
“Attractive Wat complex located near the old town”
1 Nov 2017
“A Stunning Temple and grounds!!”
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Old Town, Songkhla, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wat Matchimawat (or Wat Klang) has considered as the essential monastery in Songkhla town. It was believed that Wat klang was built firstly, Later on, Wat Liep was built in the north together with Wat Pho was built in the south, then a local community...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

This is perhaps the most attractive of the temples located in Songhkla and is well worth a visit when you're there. It's easily accessible on foot from the old town and combined with a visit to the old town. Seems to have been recently restored...More

Thank KGB777
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

In thailand there are mainly two practices for buddhism monks one is Maha Nikaya and the other is Dharmmayuttika Nikaya.

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

This probably Songkla's most interesting Buddhist Temple and grounds-- but also its most frustrating! The frustration relates to the infrequency of its being open to Buddhists as well as visitors!! The architecture and colour are impressive-- and the "Temple grounds" can captivate one's attention! It...More

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Impressive aritecture but lack of maintenance I think, looks untidy the day we visited. Cozy windy day with blue sky, was very relaxing spot for us. Because it was closed, we were able to enjoy the garden with the dogs and building aritecture only!

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

I spent half an hour wandering around the large temple grounds, I liked the stone pathways and the building architecture, also most signs are in English. There is a small museum housing some basic pottery and religious artifacts, the main temple was locked up. Located...More

Thank sja74
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

it is located in the old town of songkla. it has really beautiful aritecture. the pillars and the golden colour makes this temple attractive. it was closed at the time of my visit.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
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Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

One of the most beautiful temples in Songkhla with outstanding wall paintings in the main vihara. However, the only time I had a chance to see them was when I chanced upon a monk performing some prayers inside. Other than that it is always closed....More

Thank Kabir_Orlowski
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Reviewed 14 April 2012

i visit this place in 2007 as interested by description in guidebook. this temple can trace back since hundred years ago. there's the site that show painting of thai hermit peform yoga. THis attracts me. but when i arrived. it's almost abandoned. no proper preservation....More

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