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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  • No entree fee, you can buy flowers for twenty bath tot offer. Impressive to see. Go with the bike it is nice  more »
  • If it's your first time visiting Thailand and you are spending a few days in Bangkok, visiting Ayutthaya is totally worthwhile. The city has all those old temples and a lot of history. I recommend to ...  more »
  • I felt in Ayutthaya's most developing amenities such as trail. Parking the cars lined up tour buses. Just ruins the "pod atmosphere compared to other temples, I felt somewhat diluted. Group by group tour visitors climb the Tower, stairs, photo, was quite congested.
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  • Great temple. One of the best in Ayutthaya. Avoid mid day, it will be very crowded and the heat is max at this time. Ticket for foreigners 20 baht
  • Excellent place to visit when you are around Bangkok. Change of view, other than hectic Bangkok city. This is home for a reclining Buddha, which is reconstructed according to the ancient Buddha. Interesting architecture of old temple.
  • Must visit during your time here in Ayutthaya! One of the first temples local drivers will take you after crash landing in Ayutthaya. There is busy foot traffic, constituting mostly foreign backpackers and East Asian tourists - Thai tourists are still aplenty. From my trip to Ayutthaya, I believe this site to be pretty well maintained and preserved. The Buddha statues are mostly there with their heads still attached.
  • If you like ancient city, here definitely is your best choice!
  • Powerful fascinate huge holy temple at Ayudthaya. Nice / Big / Huge temple with lots of buddha &Bigest eclining Buddha here. This temple very famous at Ayutthaya, durling day time is very hot foreigner should prepare fan & umbrella / and water as well! You can walk around and see how beautiful buddha / old style decoration in Thailand / You can praying and respect to get a propitiousness.

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