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Nuthan Nuthan


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It was an amazing experience. I just loved it. Thank you Thrillophilia for arranging such an amazing tour.

Sanctuary Of Truth Pattaya Overview

Excellent Wooden Architecture

The Sanctuary of the Truth is an amazing and huge wooden architecture located on the seashore of Rachvate cape in north Pattaya. The Sanctuary of Truth is decorated with carved sculptures and it was made entirely of wood without any metal nails which represents Thailand’s woodworking skill and building technique in the past.

Here you will experience total relaxation as you admire intricate carvings on the walls which represent the creators; the Heaven, the Earth, the Father, the Moon, the Sun, and the Stars
. The wooden carve sculptures reflect the Ancient Vision of Earth, Ancient Knowledge, and Eastern Philosophy. Through the carvings, you will understand Ancient Life, Human Responsibility, Basic Thought, Cycle of Living, Life Relationship with Universe, and Common Goal of Life toward Utopia. You can experience various activities nearby this landmark like Rowing boat around the castle, speed boat scenery excursion, and trekking on an elephant by paying extra.

How to reach
As no baht bus provides service from South Pattaya to the Sanctuary of truth, private or public transport like cabs or tuk-tuks are advisable.

NOTE: Opening hours: 08:00 AM — 18:00 PM
Children height under 3.6ft are free of charge.
Children height between 3.6ft - 4.6 ft. is considered to be charged as the child rate.


  • Sightseeing
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  • Photography
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  • Outdoor Activities follow by the program of your choice.

Things To Carry

  • Extra clothes
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  • Hat or cap
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  • Face towel
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  • Bottled water
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  • Camera
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  • Good pair of shoes
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  • Modest, comfortable set of clothes


  • It is extremely prohibited to smoke, and drink alcoholic beverages inside the "The Sanctuary of Truth".
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  • It is advisable to dress neatly and proper when visiting the "The Sanctuary of Truth".

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Sanctuary Of Truth Pattaya: Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Sanctuary Of Truth Pattaya: Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Sanctuary Of Truth Pattaya: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    Story by Nuthan Nuthan

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    It was an amazing experience. I just loved it. Thank you Thrillophilia for arranging such an amazing tour.


    People Also Ask About Sanctuary Of Truth Pattaya

    1. What is the best time to visit the sanctuary of truth?

      Although the place is open to the public from 8 am in the morning to 6 pm in the evening, most people prefer to visit the museum early morning from 8 AM or 9 AM. The reason is that, apart from the museum itself, there are lots of enjoyable outdoor activities that the place offers.

      To be able to cover everything, it is better to start early. One can start at 8 am or 9 am and take 2 hours to complete the museum and then enjoy the shows at 11 am or 3 pm and spend the rest of the time participating in other activities.

    2. Do you need to book a sanctuary of truth tickets in advance?

      Although Sanctuary of Truth tickets can be purchased on the spot, the place can be very crowded. So, e-tickets can be booked well in advance to secure your spot and also to avoid standing in the queue for long hours. Online tickets can be purchased from Thrillophilia at a 20% discounted rate.

    3. Why is the Sanctuary of truth so famous?

      This magnificent museum is famous for its architectural excellence. The world’s largest and most beautiful wood carving structure is one of its kind. The ancient wood joining technique, which has been used to build this place, is not found elsewhere. As construction is still under process, a live display of craftsmen working makes it a unique experience.

      Apart from the architecture, the place has also been inspired by Buddhist and Hindu beliefs. Each area of the museum teaches the visitors some values starting from positive thinking to the way of life to family beliefs.

    4. Can we book the sanctuary of truth entry ticket on the spot?

      Sanctuary tickets are available on the spot. The cost of the tickets for adults ( anyone above 4.6ft) is 500 Baht(INR 1,159) The ticket counter opens at 8 am in the morning and closes at 5 pm, one hour before the sanctuary is closed in the evening for the day. To avoid delay in getting in, visitors should keep 15mins in hand for the ticketing as there is always a long queue especially between 8 am to 11 am when the crowd is maximum.

    5. What is the sanctuary of truth price for children?

      The ticket cost of the children is decided on their height instead of their age as in most places. The children whose heights are below 110 cm (3.6 ft) can visit the place free of cost. Those children whose heights are between 110-140 cm (3.6 to 4.6 ft) are charged 250 baht (INR 526).

      Those children above 140 cm(4.6 ft) are not considered for a child ticket and have to pay the full ticket cost of INR 845.

    6. What are the fun things to do inside the sanctuary of truth?

      Apart from the museum, there are lots of other things to do. One can enjoy riding horses or elephants. For riding horses, there are both options for riding a horse carriage or a horse. A speedboat ride in the sea is very enjoyable while watching the beauty of the Sanctuary. One can also ride the 100-year-old ancient boat while admiring the sanctuary from another angle.

      For adventurous visitors, there is ATV activity around the place. Apart from these, there are two shows - Thai Sword and Thai Dance Show at 11:30 am and 3:30 pm daily. There is also a souvenir shop for collecting mementos.

    7. How much is the distance from the sanctuary of truth to the nearest airport?

      The Sanctuary of Truth is located in the Naklua area of Pattaya, which is a little way out of the town. The nearest airport Suvarnabhumi Airport at Bankok is at a distance of 82km from the Sanctuary. It takes around 1 hrs 18 mins to reach the place by car. By bus, visitors can go up to Pattaya Bus Terminal traveling 2hours. From the bus terminal, taxis or Tuk Tuks are available to reach the place.

    8. Can we click pictures inside the sanctuary of truth?

      Yes. Clicking pictures as well as video photography is very much allowed in this beautiful place. At the entrance, there is the ViewPoint for clicking pictures overlooking the wooden castle. The Seaview background provides another view of the place for taking pictures. One can also take pictures while taking a spin in the speedboat with the sea in the backdrop or can also take pictures leisurely while taking an ancient boat ride.

      The greenery of the surrounding gardens, the craving area and the beautiful architecture of the place, is very picturesque and worth to be captured as a lifetime memory.

    9. What's the best way to see the sanctuary of truth?

      The best way to see the sanctuary of truth is by taking a self-guided tour of this architectural masterpiece. One can start at the viewpoint at the entrance and then proceed towards the museum and take a look at the 4 faced statue of Brahma depicting the four Buddhist virtues which are known as Brahmaviharas.

      The four virtues are benevolence, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity. The inside is divided into 5 sections which are the central hall and the north, south-east and west hall. Each hall has its own significance. Once done inside, visitors can go for shows and activities.

    10. Which is a better sanctuary of truth or sea life Bangkok?

      Sealife in Bangkok is the largest in Southeast Asia having hundreds of different species on display. Sanctuary of truth is a magnificent wooden structure which is a hybrid of temple and castle built based on Buddhist and Hindu beliefs. The place is the world’s largest wooden structure and its architecture is second to none.

      While both are worth visiting being world-famous places, the Sanctuary of Truth is one of its kind and such beauty, especially, still in the construction phase can be seen nowhere else. Hence it is better to visit the sanctuary of truth if one cannot visit both.

    11. Can I bring my own food?

      Carrying food inside the Sanctuary of Truth is not allowed in as the authority is very conscious to keep this beautiful place clean. You may leave your food at the paid baggage counter if need be. Or you may have food at the NaKlua Restaurant which lies in the grounds of the museum.

      The restaurant is open from 8 am to 8 pm daily. Other than that, there are other restaurants in the area such as La Baguette French Bakery, Pla Thong Seafood Restaurant, and Bistro Park. Smoking and drinking alcohol are strictly prohibited inside the grounds of the Sanctuary.

    12. What are the timings for the Sanctuary of truth?

      The Sanctuary is open on all days round the year from morning 8 am till evening at 6 pm and the last entry is at 5 pm. The two cultural shows Thai Sword and Thai Dancing Show happen twice a day at 11:30 am and 3:30 pm. The activities and the souvenir shop are all open for the whole day. The restaurant on the grounds is open from 8 am to 8 pm. It is better to reach the Sanctuary at least 15 minutes in advance to avoid delays.

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