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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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Great temple!!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Sigitpramono
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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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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Fort Worth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can reached by boat or road (usually). It was designed in Khmer style (Angkor?) but its motifs are more Thai-like, which make it quite different form the rest of the places in Ayutthaya. Suggestions: Go after 3pm and before 6pm, its the best time for shots. Notes: This is not part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites, but worth to... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not have time to visit here during the day, but we were on a boat dinner the previous night and saw the Wat from afar. It is lovely.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice visit. 45-minutes maximum time. Get in and get out. Well worth the stop in. Go on a weekday if possible.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is cambodian ankor wat style, so I wasn;t too impressed. It looked very simliar but much smaller in its scale, decoration and culture.

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Thank c_Destino
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The place very large and hot. The weather so hot and humid. Prepare for your cap and sunblock. The temple ruins is very beautiful. Every side has its own beauty. Love this place! There are some pigeons or bird inside.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This, out of all the historical ruins my partner and I visited, was by far my favourite... The sheer size of the structure is amazing and out of all of them this one perhaps highlights the best the sheer magnitude of the structures themselves. This one in particular has a fair number of the original Buddhas still in there and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

You'll have a wonderfull feeling of serenity in this temple the colours are superb, the colours of the red brick and the green of the grass and the trees are realy an enchantment. Most probably the nicest temple in Ayutthaya

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