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Wat Phra Mahthat

Ayutthaya, Thailand
035-246076
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Ranked #3 of 35 Attractions in Ayutthaya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Monuments/ Statues, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Traveler Description: Also known as Wat Maha That. more »
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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

we enjoyed our short visit to this place. It's very educational and good for picture taking. Do not miss this.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It felt like we were walking through an old Maya scenery. The stairs up to the main building were so steep you almost literally had to climb. Great experience.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The fact that it was old but yet still being worshiped place very good... :) I love the Idea the Brilliance of the old people who have built the place

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Makati, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Probably one of the best Wats I've seen in Ayutthaya! You cannot sit higher than the head of the Buddha in the tree hence you have to sit down (or lower your head at least) when you take pictures with this Buddha head in the tree.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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121 reviews 121 reviews
91 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Nice place to see the history and main attraction is a buddha head in the root of the tree for last 300years.Take a picture with your family or friends for your future references.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

good place to see the history and main attraction is buddha head in the root of the tree.Take a picture for your future references.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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206 reviews 206 reviews
76 attraction reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is probably the best temple in the historical park, but don't miss put on the other ones. Stay at least a half day!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Must watch the head of the Buddha statue under the root of tree! The place is peaceful and well managed. The entrance fee is 50 baht.

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perth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

absolutely stunning wish I had a better camera to take better pictures though such a beautiful area to wonder through a must see

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Asia
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127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Clean and well organized. You can and will find all the information you need about. Quite famous for the head of Lord Buddha set in a banyan tree. Entrance fee is 50 THB for a foreigner, no idea for Thai is free or not. To my humble and personal opinion, too much sellers waiting outside to try to sell you... More

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