Unique Architecture: The Sanctuary of Truth is entirely constructed from wood without using any metal nails. The intricate wooden carvings and impressive craftsmanship are a testament to the skills of Thai artisans.
Cultural and Philosophical Symbolism: The temple's design and sculptures are inspired by various ancient civilizations, including Thai, Khmer, Indian, and Chinese. It aims to reflect the philosophy of impermanence and the cycle of life and death.
Intricate Wooden Carvings: The temple is famous for its intricate wood carvings that adorn the walls and ceiling. The carvings depict Hindu and Buddhist mythology stories, making it an excellent place to learn about these religions.
Buddha Statue: The main hall is one of the most impressive sections of the temple, featuring an enormous wooden Buddha statue that's nearly 15 meters tall. The Buddha is surrounded by smaller sculptures depicting scenes from life in ancient Thailand.
Four Wings: The Sanctuary of Truth is divided into four wings, each representing different artistic and philosophical themes: Heaven, Earth, Father, and Mother.
Elephant Carvings: There are majestic elephant carvings at the base of the sanctuary, symbolizing strength, power, and wisdom.
Cultural Shows: Visitors can enjoy cultural performances, such as traditional Thai dances and martial arts demonstrations, adding to the overall experience of the sanctuary.
Elephant Riding: Taking an elephant ride is an unforgettable experience in Pattaya, and what better way to do it than taking in the majestic view of the Sanctuary of Truth while riding the elephant.
Horse Ride: Horse rides are available for you to enjoy. You can ride a horse-driven carriage around the temple once for 10-15 minutes each ride.
Speed Boat Ride: While at the Sanctuary of Truth Pattaya museum, visitors can also opt for a speed boat ride that takes them on a tour of the island and allows them to catch a glimpse of the resorts and beaches of Naklua, Pattaya. The speedboat provides an incomparable view of the wooden castle.
Handicrafts and Souvenirs: There are shops within the temple complex where visitors can purchase handcrafted souvenirs and local products.