Around Bangkok Sights

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Viharn Phra Mongkol Bopitr

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When this temple's roof collapsed in 1767, one of Thailand's biggest and most revered bronze Buddha images was revealed. It lay here...

Wat Mahathat Worawihan

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

The 800-year-old Khmer-influenced Wat Mahathat Worawihan, on the western side of the Phetchaburi River, is a royal temple. Besides the...

Wat Phanan Choeng

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This bustling temple complex on the banks of the Lopburi River is an interesting diversion from the dormant ruins that dominate Ayutthaya.

Wat Phra Mahathat

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Building began on this royal monastery in 1374 and was completed during the reign of King Ramesuan (1388–95). Today tree-shaded, parklike...

Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Built by the Khmers, Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat underwent so many restorations during the Sukhothai and Ayutthaya periods that it's...

Wat Phra Si Sanphet

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This wat was the largest temple in Ayutthaya, and was where the royal family worshipped. The 14th-century structure lost its 50-foot...

Wat Ratchaburana

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Across from Wat Phra Mahathat is Wat Ratchaburana, its Khmer-style prang dominating the skyline. King Borommaracha II (Chao Sam Phraya)...

Wat Tham Khao Pun

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Less than 1 km (½ mile) southwest of the Chong-Kai War Cemetery you'll find Wat Tham Khao Pun, one of the best cave-temples in the area.

Wat Yai Chai Mongkol

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The enormous chedi at Wat Yai Chai Mongkol, the largest in Ayutthaya, was constructed by King Naresuan after he defeated the Burmese...

Wat Yai Suwannaram

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Built during the Ayutthaya period by skilled craftsman, Wat Yai Suwannaram has a 300-year-old painting in its main hall, a library on...

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