Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam), Ayutthaya

Categories: Ruins, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.8/5 based on 420+ 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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  • On a round through Ayutthaya may be this huge image. A short stop to take a look at the offerings that take place here.
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  • This is the first temple we visit in visit to Ayutthaya. The large reclining Buddha that is very beautiful, moreover, we were lucky to see it "dressed". This in a large Esplanade of arqueologicos rest and despite all this well preserved statue. Many remains of offerings at the statue are. If these in Ayuthayya must certainly visit this Buddha, remains that there also are interesting and are very close to the Wat Warchet, therefore simultaneously visits can be made. Worth seeing this statue, but I do not consider it essential.
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  • This Buddha was really easy to find, our tuk tuk driver knew it by name and it's on most basic Ayutthaya maps. No fee and trees to find shade under were for sure an added bonus. Directly behind the Bu...  read more »
  • 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 site, very impressive the big statue of reclined Buddha.
  • Open Sleeping buddha statue. Large in size!!. One of the don't miss attraction of Ayutthaya Historical Park. People also worship here.
  • Beautiful reclining buddah. Much garbage surrounding the wat. Litter seems to be very typical of Thailand, but I found this space particularly bad.
  • Somewhat hidden temple if you're coming from the back but free and nice to walk about. Not crowded when I visited.
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