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Wat Chaiwatthanaram, Ayutthaya

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The name of the Buddhist Wat Chaiwatthanaram translates as "temple of long reign and glorious era." Built in 1630 by King Prasat Thong, the structure features the Khmer style of architecture. Stop at the shrine, located at the city's historical park, for a look back at religious Thai architecture of the 17th century. A visit to Wat Chaiwatthanaram represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ayutthaya vacation builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Many tourists come here for the views of the setting sun. And indeed if one came by boat to the temple complex, you would be seeing the silhouette of the Prangs, of which the tallest in the centre is ...  more »
  • This is a great Temple to stroll around and take photos, can be seen in 30 to 40 minutes or longer if you stop and soak up the calm atmosphere. 
  • See if you go to Ayutthaya. * the height of the temple is impressive, the site is beautiful. Nice pictures to do, in a quite quiet despite the traffic.
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