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Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand
Phone Number: 035-246076
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This is the main temple in Ayutthaya and worthwhile visiting. Parking is available right at the entrance.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This is the main temple in Ayutthaya and worthwhile visiting. Parking is available right at the entrance.

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

To be honest this place is pretty average. The photo makes it look like a really exciting spiritual place to visit but actually its pretty dry. the head here is pretty small in one tree and will be surrounded by chinese tourists taking hello kitty selfies. the ruins themselves are pretty spread out and in not bad shape but lack... More 

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Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A simply amazing experience. If you don't feel emotional visiting here, there's something wrong with you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We came to ayutthaya from Bangkok with a rented taxi and it was totally worth it. First of all Wat Phra Mahthat is simply beautiful. Ancient remains, with astonishing buddha sculptures and incredible historical background, were worth all the money we'd paid and heat we had to endure (~40 degrees and blue sky). Secondly, driver picked us from our hotel... More 

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Udaipur, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The most beautiful image of buddha , in this the smile of the buddha is in his eyes too . it must be most visited place. everyone visit there while in ayutthaya.

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

No visit to Ayutthaya is complete without visiting the famous tree where the Buddha's head lies serendipitously entangled--but not hidden--amongst its roots. But Wat Mahathat is actually more than just that. After the initial delight of coming across the Buddha head, I was left wondering what else this temple had to offer. And if you have the time, the place... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We r a group of 6, took the van for transportation. It's about 11/2 hrs away from Bkk. The site is full with history. I do enjoy the wAlk around the ruins.. Tourist entrance fee is 50 baths, for Thai is 10 bath though. Overall it's a pleasant experience. A must do in ayuthaya. There is a fresh river prawns... More 

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Hong Kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The historical ruins in this site - the stupas, decapitated buddha statues and the smiling buddha head embedded in the tree trunk told us about the history of Burmese invasion ages ago. About 10 minutes from the centre of the Ayutthata town by tuktuk, or join an easily available day tour from any hotel travel desk or tour operators from... More 

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Ayutthaya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is very nice temple, if any tourist would like to vesit other temple it just easy from this temple to wat prasrisan pet wat rachaburana, and musieam, just try first to be in this temple befor going to other

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

What a lovely place to visit! It is a small site but definitely worth the stop. Depending on the time of year could be raining or just plain hot. A number of ruins to see. And the face of Buddha in the tree roots is a drawer of crowds.

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Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand
Phone Number: 035-246076
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Ayutthaya Province  >  Ayutthaya

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