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Sanctuary Of Truth Private Tour

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5 Hours
Availability : Jan 1' > Dec 31'
Min Age : 2+
Max People : 50
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The Sanctuary Of Truth at Pattaya Private Tour

A magnificent and unique wood carving castle which features meaningful teachings, morals, and ethics from the old days through the work of art.

The Sanctuary of Truth is a gorgeous structure in Pattaya, known for standing without a single nail. Complete with intricate wood carvings and offering to visitors both a museum and temple, it has been under construction for over 3 decades, and is considered a living work of art.

The sanctuary is also the largest building in Thailand entirely made of wood.

Also, the concept of truth and the value of life have been crystallized and shown to the public through the works of art and architectural sculpture that reflect the philosophy of living.

It’s the pride of the Thai nation and the great Thai craftsmanship.

What to expect

As a private trip, everything is tailored to your specific requirements. The itinerary can be adapted, modified, or even places can be added more or cut less.

Nestled in the vibrant city of Pattaya, The Sanctuary of Truth stands as a monumental testament to human craftsmanship and spiritual unity.

This awe-inspiring structure isn’t just a tourist attraction; it’s a journey through time and philosophy, woven together by intricate carvings and profound symbolism.

But what makes this sanctuary so unique? Let’s dive into what you can expect from a tour of The Sanctuary of Truth.

Overview of The Sanctuary of Truth

The Sanctuary of Truth is a wooden marvel, an ongoing architectural project that seamlessly blends art, culture, and spirituality.

Spanning over 105 meters in height, this grand edifice is crafted entirely from teak wood, embodying traditional Thai craftsmanship.

Location and Accessibility

Situated along the Rachvate Cape in Pattaya, Thailand, The Sanctuary of Truth is easily accessible by various modes of transport.

Whether you’re traveling by car, taxi, or local transportation, the journey to this iconic landmark is convenient and scenic.

The History Behind The Sanctuary of Truth
Concept and Vision

The brainchild of Thai businessman Lek Viriyaphan, The Sanctuary of Truth was envisioned as a space to promote philosophy, art, culture, and faith without any religious discrimination.

Viriyaphan aimed to create a sanctuary that speaks to the heart and soul of humanity.

Construction and Architecture

Construction began in 1981 and continues to this day, reflecting an ongoing commitment to preserving traditional building techniques.

The architecture draws inspiration from various Asian styles, blending Hindu, Buddhist, and other spiritual elements into a harmonious whole.

Architectural Marvels
Design and Materials

One of the most striking aspects of The Sanctuary of Truth is its construction entirely from wood. No metal nails are used; instead, traditional joinery techniques hold the structure together, showcasing the ingenuity of ancient craftsmanship.

Intricate Carvings and Symbolism

Every inch of The Sanctuary of Truth is adorned with detailed carvings. These carvings tell stories, depict deities, and symbolize philosophical concepts.

Representations of Religions

The sanctuary embraces multiple religious philosophies, with carvings representing Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. This inclusivity highlights the universal quest for truth and enlightenment.

Depictions of Philosophies

Beyond religious figures, the carvings also depict various philosophical ideas, emphasizing themes like morality, consciousness, and human purpose.

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Pattaya’s Na-klua Area in Chonburi Province

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    • Child rate are applicable for 2-12 years old whose height must not exceed 120 cm. 
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Price Includes

  • local English-speaking tour guide
  • A/C Transport + Driver
  • Travel Insurance

Price Excludes

  • Optional Activities
  • All kind of Drinks
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Entrance Fees

08.30ampick up Time

Welcome & pick-up from your hotel by our local English-speaking tour guide and private driver. 

It takes about 2 hours to get to the Sanctuary of Truth in Pattaya.

10.00amArrive at the Sanctuary of Truth.

Arrive at the Sanctuary of Truth. Get your ticket, walk to the waiting area, and get ready to visit.

10.40amVisit the Sanctuary of Truth Castle.

To go sightseeing inside the Sanctuary of Truth Castle, all have to follow the setting time schedule, which starts at 8.30am and ends at 17.00pm. The time span is every 30 minutes. (See the photo.)

Inside, you will be led and get all the information about the Sanctuary of Truth by the local guide, who will explain all the stories.

Additionally, there are some activities that let you sightsee around the castle but require additional payment, such as elephant rides, hose rides, speed boats, horse carriages, rowing boats,

12.00pmReturn to Bangkok

When you are ready, let’s get back to Bangkok.

Drop you at your hotel or go shopping. Your choice.


2 Reviews
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Felliipe Abreu

Couple Traveller

It was wonderful

November 16, 2022

Khuyen Bui

Couple Traveller

A great tour! Our guide was easy to understand and adjusted the tour to accommodate what we were hoping to see. The guide was knowledgeable and we learned a lot.

May 25, 2022

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