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The Most Popular Spiritual Places to Visit in Thailand

A Journey towards Spiritual Wellbeing


Thailand is not all about theme parks, beaches and fun under the sea. In fact, the country is home to a myriad of popular spiritual places that promises well-being, rejuvenation and spiritual healing to the visitors. Scroll through to find more on these untrodden places bespeaking spiritual guidance.

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Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi

Tiger cave temple also known as Wat Tham Suea is one of the most alluring temples in Southern Thailand. This religious site has gotten its name from a tiger who used to dwell in the land and is frequented by thousands of visitors each day. The place also shelters a golden Buddha statue at its summit and those arriving must take the stairs surrounded by the lush greenery.

Wat Pho

Wat Pho or the temple of the reclining buddha tops the list of spiritual places in Thailand. The religious site is signified by the 46 meters long and 15 meters high reclining buddha statues belonging to the 17th century. It is not surprising to witness locals and foreigners engaging in mediation, prayers and other religious observances at this spiritual site. Opt to stay at a hotel in Bangkok Sathorn the likes of Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok, at the heart of the metropolis, and spiritual sites including Wat Pho will be within easy reach.

 Doi Inthanon, Chiang Mai

Doi Inthanon is a charming mountain found in Thailand’s Northern capital of Chiang Mai. Interestingly, the mountain is part of the Doi Suthep-Doi Pui National Park spanning 161 square kilometres. The spirituality of the park is also enhanced by the two Buddhist stupas built in celebration of the late king’s 60th birthday.

Dragon Cave, Nakhon Pathom

Nestled in Phang Nga, Dragon cave is a popular spiritual place that sits across a lavish green mountainous terrain. The cave is believed to entail healing elements not to mention cure ailments instantaneously upon a visit. Visitors to the place are also welcome for complimentary stays as long as they sustain themselves with their own supplies.