Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit, Ayutthaya

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#9 of 17 in Historic Sites in Ayutthaya
See one of the largest bronze Buddha images in Thailand at Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit, a temple holding sculptures and a site through which to make offerings. When you go, remember to cover up by wearing long pants and sleeves. Remove your shoes before entering the temple. If you would like to make an offering, consider doing so with flowers; they are generally accepted and can be bought at flower markets in town. Use our Ayutthaya trip itinerary planner to add Wihan Phramongkhon Bophit and other attractions to your Ayutthaya vacation plans.
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  • This is were the great old buddha placed in the corner has its own sort of temple facing the buddha for dead..and hefe were the buddha for great king and his wife...one of a must visit temple around A...  more »
  • Right next to the historic Wat Phra Si Sanphet the Vihara is located inside a giant sitting Buddha sits.
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  • A very historical temple that played a major part in the war in 1563 & 1760 with Burma. The image still stands in the same condition & was believed to have saved city from further Burmese attacks. The...  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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