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Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand
Phone Number: 035322730
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Considered one of the most imposing ancient Buddhist monasteries, this...

Considered one of the most imposing ancient Buddhist monasteries, this religious site was established by King Prasatthong in 1630 A.D. in homage to his mother.

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Gorgeous.

My favorite wat in Ayutthaya. Love the square design and the twin Buddhas at every corner. Very vast and impressive... Worth the 50bht admission fee.

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Suphan Buri, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

My favorite wat in Ayutthaya. Love the square design and the twin Buddhas at every corner. Very vast and impressive... Worth the 50bht admission fee.

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Mannheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The historical sites in Ayuttaya are worth a visit. I dont think you need 3 days as you can easily rent a scooter, which is my recommendation, as some of the sites are further apart and especially Wat Chai Wattanaram and Chai Mongkul are quite a bit outside the centre. And last mentioned sites arr at least my favorites. Renting... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wat Chai Watthanaram is one of the most beautiful temple in Ayutthaya. The ruins are relatively well preserved, and the location of this temple near the river makes it really picturesque. The site is also very huge. For the story, this temple was built for the mother of the king of this period. What a nice gift for mother day... More 

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Chonburi Province, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Here Wat Chai Wattanaram. A great place to the a sunrise or sunset in Ayutthaya. It's not too far for Ayutthaya History park you can ride a bicycle here, or by long-tail boat.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little bit out of the centre of Ayutthaya but certainly worth the visit. One of the hidden gems of the historical park.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Wat is by far the most impressive standing monument in Ayutthatya, the visit should not be rushed, allow enough time to browse through all th elitle details and just soak in the spirit of the place. The temple is in the middle of a well kept garden on the banks of the Chao Praya river, it is a litle... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These 16th Century ruins are nestled beside the river and offer a real taste of what this building complex must have once been like. The chedi style architecture is notable , remnants of wall reliefs remain - the large Buddha statues have been partially reconstructed and the building offers some good photo opportunities .

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The temple has big influence from Indian Architecture. It look unique of temple and huge high rice tower from bricks construction. the location is close with another temple. It is look very huge ancient city and great history as well. It is recommended to have bicycle to move around. It is recommended place to be visit in Ayutthaya.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wat Chaiwatthanarm is a relatively huge area compared to the rest of the historical sites we visited at Ayutthaya. It is situated next to the river. In fact, the temple seems to be orientated such that it is facing the river. Looking at the site from the river, it may give you a sense of awe and the massive nature... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the visit and having a guide along was very helpful (both in navigating the area and understand the historical context). Neat facilities and the models that show how it use to exist are extremely helpful as well.

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