Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam), Ayutthaya
(3.8/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Admire the enormous proportions of Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam), a brick and cement statue. The reclining Buddha lays with its head on a lotus and legs stretched out, with the midsection protected by a yellow tarp. You only need to make a quick stop to see the temple, and can easily combine it with a tour of Bangkok’s other historical sites. Do not miss the souvenir shops across the road. Make Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam) a centerpiece of your Ayutthaya vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Ayutthaya tour planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • This beautiful Buddha is happy in a free space (sometimes they build there walls tight around it) and is worth a visit. At this temple, I was offered a sacrifice to make, what I did for a small fee. Beautiful experience.
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  • This place was no charge for traveler sightseeing and located far from the center of Ayudhaya.Just use gps search the word "Wat Lokayasutharam or วัดโลกยสุธาราม" you will easy to find this place you c...  more »
  • Location and spacious and imposing the sleeping Buddha? Sympathy flowers sold by Grandma, but what the flower several times and reused many times, (lol) life elevators not did not offer because it per, but I haven't had. Who cares!.
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  • One of the must see temples in Ayutthaya. Just beware the scammers in front of the reclining Buddha.
  • Temple of the Reclining Buddha is a MUST DO while in Ayutthaya! Day trip with a knowledgeable guide to learn all about the historic landmark. I particularly enjoyed Wat Lokkayasutharam, so rustic and large.
  • Beautiful reclining buddah. Much garbage surrounding the wat. Litter seems to be very typical of Thailand, but I found this space particularly bad.
  • Open Sleeping buddha statue. Large in size!!. One of the don't miss attraction of Ayutthaya Historical Park. People also worship here.
  • Beautiful site, very impressive the big statue of reclined Buddha.