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Wat Mahthat, Ayutthaya
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Visit the temple of Wat Mahthat to see the famous Buddha head peering out from behind the roots of a majestic tree. Within the grounds of a historical park and World Heritage Site, this renowned temple includes excellent information panels throughout. You'll learn about the country's history and discover the architectural and spiritual influences the Kingdom of Siam has on contemporary Thai culture. A visit to Wat Mahthat represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ayutthaya family vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • saat pertama kali berada di ayuttaya candi yang paling bikin penasaran ini lah wat mahathat karna ada patung kepala buda yang terhimpit pohon sementara di beberapa titik banyak terdapat patung buda ta...  more »
  • Extraordinary place worth going there, we went by taxi 2000 bht x all day, really good
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  • 這是較多人前往觀看的樹包佛頭景點,本人前往時也有不少人在拍這佛頭,以示尊重,拍照時是不可以高過佛頭太多,所以與之合照最好是蹲下吧!這裡除了佛頭,附近的被砍佛像和頹垣敗瓦也是不錯的拍照點, 滄涼之感有餘! 
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  • This is where you can view the iconic Buddha head in banyan tree roots. Entrance runs 50 Baht, but you can get a pass that covers the 6 main temples for 220 Baht (recommended as each temple has the 50B fee). Hit 5 of the 6 and you already more than paid for the pass. If you only have a day in Ayutthaya, you'll want to either hire a tuk-tuk or rent a bike to ensure you'll make it to most of the main temples before catching a bus back to Bangkok.
  • Nice park, the tempel is beautiful, really good for a daytrip. Rent a bike and explore the whole area
  • if you like archaeological site. this place is very beautiful. It have something you never seen before like my picture "The head of Buddha". when you come to Ayuttaya. you must go to this "Wat-Ma-Ha-Tat". Admission ticket : 50 Thai Baht / Person.
  • Sight I will give 5 star but BE WARE of the local shops near the parking!! Specially the one sales coconuts juice the drink counter !!! They sale bad coconut juice and will NOT exchange or refund , they will yell at the customer with Thai language. Just beware if things getting worse, after you leave the shop they will follow wherever you go then do some damage!!!!!! Just be careful! Local Gangster shop!!
  • Interesting architecture. Full of tourists. Home of the Buddha head which is covered around the tree roots. Very interesting. Used to be a very big temple. There are descriptions of the ruins on almost every corner. Highly recommended and a must visit.