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Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

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First built in 1448 A.D. during the reign of King Boromtrilokanath, this is the largest temple ruin in Ayutthaya.
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| Pratuchai Subdistrict, Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

📍January 23, 2019 @Ayutthaya 🗺 Walking distance is about 900 meters from Wat Mahathat and Wat Ratchaburana. Time of visit: 08.30 - 16.30 There is a light opening to see the archaeological site from around 19.30 - 21.00. Admission fees: - Thai people 10 baht...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On this amazing historical and religious site you can visit the ruins of three temples that have the remains of three kings. All was abandoned when the capital was moved to Bangkok. This is where I took a picture of the head of a Buddha...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is worth a stop if you are in the area to see Wat Mahathat. Grand brick walls. Trio of central stupas. It is hard to understand without a guide to talk about the history. If this review is helpful then please indicate so below.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of world heritage place in Ayuttaya. This place is very well-known for both Thais and foreigner. If you stay nearby in the old city area, its easily to get there by bicycle but if not, there is a lot of small public shuttle that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small entry fees for tourists but these were impressive ruins where you can still see some of the details that used to cover all of the structures. Absolutely beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ms971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my opinion this is the most beautiful and impressive ruins of all in Ayutthaya. This was my last item in my tour and I couldnt thank my guide enough for letting me to have more time to spend at this temple. It was simply...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I suggest renting bicycles to explore Ayutthaya ruins and temples and come to Wat Phra Si Sanphet slightly before sunset. In the evening you can witness how thousands of bats fly out of Chedis. They do that in about 5 minutes intervals. This royal temple...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This ancient temple ruins has a very rich history behind it. It is at least a few hundred years old and Parts of the ruins are maintained really well. This was the first location that we visited after reaching Ayutthaya and glad that we came...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank alanyeo76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The site of Wat Phra Sri Samphet is one of the larges site we visited during our stay in Thailand. Very impressive and not overcrowded when we were there. Worth the visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jan H
Reviewed January 16, 2019

I visited in November 2018 and found it to be fairly busy. The site is one of the largest that we visited with numerous buildings that were still in good condition. We had an English speaking guide who was very knowledgeable and made the visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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How many hours for this itinerary with tuk-tuk? (10 Replies)
Hello, guys! I am planning to go to Ayutthaya in mid-June by train (supposedly arriving at 9.42 a.m. in Ayutthaya). I have the following itinerary in mind: 1. Wat Yai Chai Mongkol, 2. Wat Phanan Choeng, 3. Wat Ratchaburana, 4. Wat Mahathat, 5. Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, 6. Viharn Phra Mongkhol Bophit, 7. Wat Chaiwatthanaram. I don't know yet whether I should hire a bike or a tuk-tuk. What would you recommend? And how much time would this itinerary take by bike as compared to tuk-tuk? Should I...More
March 03, 2014|
Response fromBrunhilda7|
Wow, that means we should hire a tuk-tuk for at least 6 hours. Did I understand you correctly?
Opening times of Wats? (4 Replies)
Hi, I'm visiting Ayutthaya in the last week of December. I was thinking of heading to Ayutthaya early (6.30-7.30ish) so that we can hopefully see more before the scorching afternoon sun comes out. However, I just realised that some places seem to have opening times - for example, Ayutthaya Historical Park seems to open at 8am and Wat Phu Khao Thong at 8am. Can I check what the opening times for these temples are? I am getting some conflicting information online. Ayutthaya...More
December 17, 2017|
Response fromayutthaya_guy|
For the temples operated by the Fine Arts Department which charge an admission fee, the hours are officially 8:30 to 16:30 according to the TAT website. From your list, these are Wat Chaiwattanaram, Wat Sri Sanphet and Wat Mahathat. Temples under the Fine Arts Department which do not charge an admission fee are open to visit 24 hours a day. These are Phu Khao Thong and Wat Lokayasutharam. *Wat* Phu Khao Thong refers to the temple behind the golden mount. I presume that you're only...More
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A place to eat lunch in Ayutthaya (10 Replies)
We plan to split our temple tour in Ayutthaya between morning and afternoon to cover as many temples as we can. Therefore, eating hearty lunch in between is a must. Can you guys help me suggest a place or two where we can eat Thai food at a reasonable price but close enough to the temples, somewhere near Wat Phra Sri Sanphet or Wat Phra Ram? Our planned itinerary would start first outside the island, at Wat Yai Chai Mongkol, then progresses to Wat Mahathat, Wat Ratchaburana and Wat Phra...More
December 14, 2016|
Response frombill2p|
Ayutthaya is not very big. Have your lunch at one of the restaurants down by the river off Uthong Road. Then you can easily resume your tour.