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“Good place to see” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Wat Mahathat

Wat Mahathat
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Ayutthaya Historical Park Bike Ride
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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“Good place to see”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2013

Located just opposite Coffee Old city cafe, this is a great site to see. Buddha head in trees was smaller than I thought. Overall a truly remarkable piece of architecture. The voice tour tells you the history. Lots of other attractions in close proximity if you don't want a big walk. Covered in tourist groups when I was there, so getting a photo with none in shot took its time. Small entry fee just before you go in.

Visited November 2012
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“Impressive Ruins”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2013

Most people come to see the Buddha head in the roots of a tree. Yes this is impressive, but lets not forget the rest of the ruins which are just as impressive to walk around.

Visited April 2013
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“Recommended”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

If you're on a trump around Ayutthaya, make sure this is on your itinerary.

The Head in the Tree roots is interesting enough - but the whole site makes it worthwhile, rather than this one attraction.

Impressive ruins and a serenity around the place. Put it on your list!

Visited April 2013
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Kajang , Selangor, Malaysia
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“buddha head in tree's root”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013

on my trip in ayutthaya, this was the one that i wanted to came the most. And it does not disappoint me. When you saw the smiling buddha head that is in the tree's root, you feel a calm in your mind and soul dipping into the smile. You will feel more relax after you have saw this. A piece of calm mind and soul.

Visited February 2013
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“Wondrous”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

got out of train station, rent a tuk-tuk (fare is 200Bath/hour) & straight to the place.

if you're staying in Ayutthaya, take your time & walk; you'll save money.

just like in Siem Reap. but this one is voice tour include (with add. fare)

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