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Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Ranked #6 of 32 Attractions in Ayutthaya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Religious Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: First built in 1448 A.D. during the reign of King Boromtrilokanath, this is the largest temple ruin in Ayutthaya.
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The 3 bell shapped chedis were a great symbol of the glorious ancient Ayutthaya Kingdom. It was built by King Boromatrailokanat in 1448, proportionally impressive and architecturally elegant. The chedis are located right near the entrance and the imposing gigantic structures loom surprisingly like three towering big bells going to cover you up. The surface of the chedis were greyish... More

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Malang
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This ruins is beautiful with its three chedis. Same location with royal palace and wat phra mongkonbopit with entrance fee 50 bath. Came here at noon when the weather very hot. Better go here morning or evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

Most sites in Ayutthaya are very similar bright red bricks. The three Chedis at Wat Phra Si Sanphet are slightly different being more white in colour although time has taken it's toil and is now blackish stone work. The spiral shape tops of the Chedis look like someone has iced them on. Great place to spend some time.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We traveled Ayuthaya by chartering an INNOVA for 1800 Baht...This WAT is magnificent and reminisces the great Angkor...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We traveled to Ayutthaya on a bus with SmarTours Amazing Thailand. The town itself was beautiful full of ruins all around. We were let off at a main entrance. To the right was Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, the ruins. It is surrounded by a brick wall and has the famous three chedis often seen in photos of Ayutthaya. The admission... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Recommend you to go in the evening or quite early in the morning. There aren't much shade here; it's very hot during the afternoon.

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Bastia, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Oh, wow so many buddhas and so many people, this is a very popular place and mustn t be missed. You need some time to visit this place and maybe climb the ? Steps which we didn t do!!! Lol

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

It is surely also a ust do when you are at Ayuthaya it is also next to Wihan Phra Mongklon Bophit but it is also advised to find all the information on the web and make a print of it read it and visit then the temple , you can rent walkman with English speaking guide but seen the price... More

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bkk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Wat Phra Sri Sanphet is located south of the Royal palace (The right side of Vihara Phra Mongkhon Bophit) and was the most important temple of Ayutthaya! Chart of the east-west orientation. In the past, King Ramathibodi I who was first king of Ayothaya (old name of Ayutthaya) used all area as palace. When he completed the royal pavilions of... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

These are the main temple in Ayudhaya was burnt and destroyed by Myanmar invader before Thai faught back and get territory return but moves to Bangkok nowaday city instead; Each stupa was built for deicated to those Kings' Death replica. The main Palace behinds stupa now nothing left to see only a few damaged platform bricks.

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