13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Sanctuary of Truth

The Sanctuary of Truth is a gigantic Teak wood construction which covers an area of more than two rais. The building is about 105 meters high. It was constructed to withstand the weather on the seashore at Rachvate Cape. The building was constructed according to ancient Thai ingenuity and every square inch of the building is covered with wooden carvings.

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Date Taken: 01.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Pattaya, Thailand
Copyright: © Anthony Wadham