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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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All reviews the river west bank setting sun central prang khmer style wat chai beautiful temple late afternoon tuk tuk last stop boat tour well worth the visit entrance fee ayutthaya historical park take pictures walk around old city
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very beautiful and memorable. Thai people love to go here and dress up in Traditional Thai style and post for a photos.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ulchalee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in the late afternoon which we found better as it was cooler and most of the tour buses had gone, so it was easier to walk round this ancient temple... this city used to be the capital of Thailand many years ago. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PaulandSu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out next trip was done at Wat Chaiwatthanaram in Ayutthaya, Thailand. This facility is huge and is just near a river. The facility is good for picture taking. A really beautiful place to know the country’s rich heritage.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JoepepCielos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can spend hours and admire the ruins. Incredible to imagine how this would have looked in its entirety.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank deepsat
Reviewed 14 August 2019 via mobile

I And my sister love ‘this place We really enjoyed this place ! Entrance fee 50 baht but it’s worth it for this entrance you can enjoy for limited time can stay whenever you want ! Highly recommended this to everyone...

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ricoroyoLynn110518
Reviewed 13 July 2019

These ruins are well worth a visit. We travelled two and a half hours from our cruise ship but well worth it

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 5 July 2019

A very old temple complex that has fallen into ruin. Too bad it is not in the middle of a jungle but in the middle of a provincial capital... ( it does make it easier to get around of course....)

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank adriancheng
Reviewed 1 July 2019

This​ gorgeous river​front​ temple​ builded​ in.​ayutthaya​ era with​ cambodia​ style​ same as wat putthaisawan the​ neightbour temple.​ This​ is​ a romantic place for​ a​couple.​Very​ windy and​ ​good for​ picnic​ with​ amazing view.​ Me and​ my​ boyfriend we.rent a.thai traditional dresses and​ shooting with​ temple​ background...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sakurahana12
Reviewed 23 June 2019

Really nice old temple. There are trees around, so you can just lay on grass and chill. Remember you need to be respectful when visiting these sites. Wear appropriate clothing or you wont be let in.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank กล้วย ไ
Reviewed 20 June 2019

Stunning view on the riverfront, you can book the boat trip tour around the island and droping there. Love it

Date of experience: May 2019
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Fugazo
3 April 2019|
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Response from paulesantos | Reviewed this property |
Closes around 530 to 6PM
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Robert K
8 November 2018|
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Response from rkarkera | Reviewed this property |
Yes, same rules everywhere. So better to have spare cloths ready if you have to be on shorts.
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hezzy93
21 August 2018|
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Response from badgermc | Reviewed this property |
Probably around 2-3hrs, you can dress up with some stalls outside which a lot of people do. It’s suppose to be really stunning at night time so maybe go late afternoon and see the place lit up.
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