Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, Ayutthaya

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Dating back to the 14th century, Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon remains one of the city's most famous and scenic holy sites. This magnificent example of Buddhist religious architecture was built by Uthong, the first ruler of the kingdom of Ayutthaya. Expanded and adorned with new buildings over the centuries, the religious complex is now famous for its imposing chedi--a large statue of reclining Buddha--and many other architectural features, as well as the peaceful and meditative atmosphere. Consider a guided tour of the complex, within easy reach from Ayutthaya city. Plan your visit to Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Ayutthaya attractions website .
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  • Beautiful temple complex, Buddha, where the eye can see, no entrance fee to pay, no parking fees and that gets you to see another great cinema is worth to each case these ankage to visit
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  • This temple is very busy with tourists and monks, but the reclining buddha is very cool and the view from the top of the temple is pretty cool. If you are in Ayutthaya then Wat Yai Chan is worth the v...  more »
  • The known miracle buddha....Ayuthaya is on eof the best place to visit if you are into historical ruins....long drive from Bangkok  more »

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Boasting very popular sightseeing attractions, the city of Ayutthaya offers plenty of choice when it comes to accommodations. Encircled by rivers, the town center provides everything from budget guesthouse rooms to more exclusive hotels, occupying architectural landmarks from the colonial era. Outside of the center, expect to find motels and budget accommodation next to main roads, and pricier resorts and hotels nestled up to attractive rivers.
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