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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple is located outside the historical park und is for me one of the highlights in Ayutthaya. There are different things to see, a big reclining buddha, a stupa which is decorated with many buddhas, where you can also go up and a the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Substantial, and very popular ruins which are interesting and significant, but the site lacks any real information. An interpretation centre explaining both religious aspects, and how this impressive site came to be ruined would helpful to visitors, and Thai culture alike.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eventually found this reclining Buddha. We were disappointed as we have seen far better. Don’t bother, not worth the trip.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pam H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this temple for its beauty, heritage and cleanliness. Such a well maintained site and a treat to photography enthusiasts. Looking at the stupa and buddha with sun kissed rays are a deligt to experience and admire the architecture that has been conserved so well....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the Ayutthaya sites feature headless Buddha statues. This one they have all been restored or replaced and many sit shrouded in orange Thai silk. This does give an impression oh what the other sites would have looked like. It is also one of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool reclining statue of Buddha. Although not s much as most sights it's still cool to visit this massive statue

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Ayutthaya 50+ times and I never get bored here. Such a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of Bangkok. Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon is one of my favorite temples in the city and a must for every visitor.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favorite site within the historical grounds. Very busy but not too bad. This was one of the most intact ruins. Very impressive. Make sure you buy the pass if you're visiting several ruins.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

This seemed to be a lot busier than other attractions in the area but worth seeing. I really enjoyed that you could walk up the stairs to the top and see inside, not just look from afar.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jason M
Reviewed December 3, 2018

A monastery that was constructed by King U-Thong in 1357 A.D. A more common name that most people refer is the Sleeping Buddha near the entrance of the temple.

Date of experience: January 2018
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K'buri > Ayutthaya > BKK (2 Replies)
Hi folks, I am visiting Kanchanaburi next week with family, and would like to make my way back to Suvarnabhumi airport via Ayutthaya - Morning : Pick-up from Kanchanaburi hotel near city centre - Visit Ayutthaya (Wat Chaiwattanaram, Wat Phra Mahthat, Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon) - Visit Bang Pa-In Palace Evening : Drop at Suvarnabhumi airport by 6pm (1) Does this seem like a sensible plan ? Any Wat that we can skip considering the heat, or any Wat that we must see within the limited...More
May 27, 2015|
Response fromAjarnAndy|
Hi, It seems a bit rushed to me. Unable to comment on the cost.