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Wat Maha That, Sukhothai
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Stroll through the impressive ruins of Wat Maha That, at one time an important royal monastery and today a World Heritage Site. Erected around 1374 CE, the complex contained enshrined relics of Buddha and was strategically situated close to the Grand Palace. It served as the seat of the Supreme Patriarch of the City Dwelling sect for many years. Today, significant remnants of the imposing monastery still stand, including brick edifices and stone sculptures, all surrounded by verdant lawns. Put Wat Maha That at the forefront of your travel plans using our Sukhothai trip itinerary maker.
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  • 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 almos...  more »
  • My impression was on the Ayutthaya park as better. the king recently died,.national sites are open to the public for 30days. So no light or for work show till the end of the year 
  • Discover the North of beautiful Thailand, must see, art and culture to be discovered ...
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  • Wonderful historical temple around by water.... you will enjoy gone around it good time to visit at morning or at sunset...
  • Simply beautiful and superb!! Well maintained. Many Buddha statue in Meditation pose few hundreds year old. Excellent photo opportunities. Must visit
  • Wat Mahathat is the most important temple as the principle temple of Sukhothai.
  • Must seen place when being neer by Sukhothai. You can rent a cycle and have a trip inside. Very intersting park (plan AT LEAST to spend half a day there... you won't regret it).
  • Wat Maha That is the former Royal Temple of Siam's first Capital Sukothai.