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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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  • This wat is by far the biggest and best maintained of all the wats in the park. I went there at 8am and unfortunately met several tourist groups there. To enjoy the wat's very magical atmosphere make ...  more »
  • I went in Japan-language guided private tours from Chiang Mai. It is has become Thailand's modern manners and customs, ritual thanks to the wide variety and description and at Wat mahathat in Sukhothai. Form of the walking Buddha saw for the first time here.
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  • Sukhothai Historical Park's most fascinating temples and monuments of la I want to say. Sunset glow when it is recommended to
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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.