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Wat Bang Phra Temple

Moo.3, Wat Lamut-Nara Phirom Road. | Bang Kaeo Fa Subdistrict, Nakhon Chai Si 73120, Thailand
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Wat Bang Phra tattoo

An amazing place to visit, I’ve got my 4th tattoo so far. Only around 50km from Bangkok central. If... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jonyfernandez
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London, United Kingdom
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i loved my experience, getting my first ever tattoos! plural

i had read the articles, did my homework , and was nervous, but finally big day came, the long... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
steveriggs
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Sacramento, California
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Moo.3, Wat Lamut-Nara Phirom Road. | Bang Kaeo Fa Subdistrict, Nakhon Chai Si 73120, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An amazing place to visit, I’ve got my 4th tattoo so far. Only around 50km from Bangkok central. If your choosing a tattoo do some research on the meanings and also go upstairs to choose your own. The third time I went there I went...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

i had read the articles, did my homework , and was nervous, but finally big day came, the long traditional needle tattoo wasn't nearly as painful as i had expected, a bit irritating but over quickly, and my machine made tattoo by the famous monk...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

As I was planning on going here for a tattoo I couldn’t find a recent review so here it goes: Have been looking into this for a while and have read mixed reviews about foreigners being ushered upstairs at the temple and asked to pay...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

As many people I wanted to get a sak yant and read a lot reviews on the internet. On Tuesday I decided to go there and after some issues with my UBER driver who tried to rip me off by demanding the tripple amount that...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2017

i was skeptical to get one , i reached early in the morning to be the first one in line. The priests and the people there are really nice. We were offered , breakfast and tea by the priests. The whole process of the tattoo...More

2  Thank Kalakoti
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

I've seen some mixed reviews here and online. I just went yesterday so this is pretty current. First it's a nice day trip and once out of bangkok it's really lush and semi-rural where the Temple is. Really calming. The Temple grounds are spectacular -...More

2  Thank steve_king1967
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

I arrange a driver to bring me to this temple , we reached at 7.30am already 40 people ahead of me . Yes tattoo done by machine now , but still he chooses the design and will bless it . Let me know if u...More

10  Thank 464kannanr
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Reviewed June 18, 2017

Over the years I have been to the Wat Bang Phra Temple several times. This particular temple is the center of the Sak Yant (tapping tattoo) culture in Thailand. There are several monks who are available to apply a Sak Yant but the most known...More

2  Thank Paul C
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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

Was there doing sak yant, nice place to look around with nice market in front of the temple. Alot of those demi-gods statues around the temple for taking picture.

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Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

This temple is situated a long the road, near the river. A lot of bikers stop at this temple. It is a good place to visit by cycling. There, there is a small, old church with beautiful wall paintings, and it is the best destination...More

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Response from Erin C | Reviewed this property |
There were women both upstairs and downstairs but I cannot say forsure whether they were able to get tattoos as we left. I ended up getting a Sak Yant in Chiang Mai at a place called “Sak Yant Chiang Mai” and it was an... More
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