Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam), Ayutthaya

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Admire the enormous proportions of Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam), a brick and cement statue. The reclining Buddha lays with its head on a lotus and legs stretched out, with the midsection protected by a yellow tarp. You only need to make a quick stop to see the temple, and can easily combine it with a tour of Bangkok’s other historical sites. Do not miss the souvenir shops across the road. By using our Ayutthaya road trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam) and other attractions in Ayutthaya.
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  • It was better than a 3-hour tuk tour. When I got inside, I first gave them flowers and told them to put on a golden night. Then grandma came by and sold a little gold Busta for 200 baht, so I said, "No need, no need," we have a family. It has been said that you do not buy a bee. " I was impressed with the fact that I don't make any money Thailand. The lotus flowers were collected by themselves and handed to the tourist by themselves although the 20 baht was paid because it was persistently billed. "If you do such a thing in front of the Buddha, you will be a bee! It was a tourist destination I thought.
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  • This is an Insta worthy stop-off which I always include in my Ayyuthaya day trip. We often have it all to ourselves, it is an impressive Buddha, grand, peaceful and totally worth checking out  more »
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  • Visited as part of a bus tour to Ayutthaya. Well maintained wooden Buddha in the open air. Very large and awesome. Ubiquitous gift, souvenir and snack shops adjacent to the site. Trick is to head directly to the Buddha upon leaving bus so you can photograph without throngs surrounding!
  • The ruins here aren't much compared to others in the area so unless you're Buddhist or very interested to see a fairly large stone reclining Buddha I'd give it a pass. Also be aware that though it looks close to Wat Phra Si Sanphet it's actually a long walk to the entrance, and you might cross some rather territorial dogs on the way.
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