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Wiharn Phra Mongkhonbophit

Address: Pratuchai sub-district, Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Ranked #16 of 33 Attractions in Ayutthaya
Type: Ancient Ruins, Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Religious Sites, Cultural

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Malang
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144 reviews 144 reviews
125 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is one place that not ruins that I've visited during my vacation in Ayutthaya :) Although this place crowded with people who pray, but worth visit this place which we can find large Buddha statue with the same name with this place. Opening hour : 08.00 - 16.00 with free admission fee but donation accepted.

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It was a bit of local ceremony at the temple and was very crowded. But the Buddha statue there was quite massive and nice place to take photos. Nice place.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The ruins known as Wat Phra Sri Sanphet are adjacent to Wiharn Phra Mongkonbopit. Here in Wilharn Phra Mongkon Bopit, there is one of the largest Buddhas dedicated to destroying Mara – the Buddhist equivalent of Satan the deceiver. Admission to this white colored temple is free. There is a market selling items to eat to the left of the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I was awestruck to see the Buddha image [if you havent seen buddha temples in Bangkok]. the serenity of the place really attracts

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Surely a must have seen when you have visited Ayutthaya , it is next to cities most attractive site , Wat Phra Si Samphet and King U-Thong monument , it is in good condition a visit must not take more then 5 minuts and you can do it all by feet

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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

There wasn't a lot to see here. But, it has a very convenient location being located right next to the old capital ruins. So,it could be worth a few minutes to stop by if nothing more than to just say you were there.

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Sunnyvale, California
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We came here first and it was so hot we weren't in the mood to drive anywhere else to look at other ruins or temples. Seemed like a waste to drive an hour here and not see anything else...but it was painfully hot and scorching. We came after spending 3 hours at Chutuchak market so it was about 2pm by... More 

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bkk
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Vihara Phra Mongkhon Bophit war restoretion in 1956. In side there is a large bronze Buddha statue in Thailand and located outdoors in the old days. Gilded with a brick core. The outer surface is lined with bronze Made pieces connected together, 12.54 meters high, 4 meters width fraction. Entrance is Naresuan Road. However, if you want to enjoy with... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I loved the biggest Buddha inside, nice and peaceful. also the ruin temple next to the main Buddha is very very nice to go. I biked with my boyfriend and not far so much from other wat.

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Bombay
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The imposing Bronze Buddha is a great attraction. Also visit the extensive ruins adjacent to the temple.

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