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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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Very beautiful tattoos and very skilled monks who make them.

This is the best place for your Yant Tattoo. The monks who make them are very skilled. I got my... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
KoenSchenke
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Not good for foreigners

First of all this is no disrespect against the monks / religion or anything. Just for us foreigners... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Latif T
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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 27 May 2018

This is the best place for your Yant Tattoo. The monks who make them are very skilled. I got my first one in april 2013.I went downstairs and I got the Gao Yord that controls all other Yants from the neck down. There was no...More

1  Thank KoenSchenke
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

First of all this is no disrespect against the monks / religion or anything. Just for us foreigners it’s really weird why we get charged 10 times more. Of course I went upstairs because I didn’t want to have the shared needle thing anyway. Same...More

3  Thank Latif T
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 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

5  Thank jonyfernandez
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Reviewed 15 March 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 14 March 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

2  Thank Erin C
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Reviewed 14 March 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

5  Thank Jean-Luca-x
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Reviewed 5 December 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

4  Thank Kalakoti
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Reviewed 17 August 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

5  Thank steve_king1967
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Reviewed 14 August 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 19 June 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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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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