Wat Chaiwatthanaram, Ayutthaya

4.7
The name of the Buddhist Wat Chaiwatthanaram translates as "temple of long reign and glorious era." Built in 1630 by King Prasat Thong, the structure features the Khmer style of architecture. Stop at the shrine, located at the city's historical park, for a look back at religious Thai architecture of the 17th century. Arrange your visit to Wat Chaiwatthanaram and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ayutthaya using our Ayutthaya tour itinerary site .
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  • Very beautiful temple. A must-see in Ayutthaya. Impressive. Great place, of course also by tourists always well visited. Admission is paid but not expensive. Recommendy you must have seen for yourself. Top.
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  • Very beautiful & clean . Lovely in the daytime & in the evening. So beautiful & peaceful when the light on after 6pm. as well. Love the place!  more »
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  • Very impressive scale and of course interesting architecture and landscaping. They are ruins so done expect pristine condition but it didn't take much imagination to be impressed. If you're short on time I'd say it's ok to skip it for the more central locations but if you have the transport and especially a free morning to spare before the crowds arrive it's well worth a visit.
  • Worth going if you are in Bangkok. After having visited Angkor Wat I have to say I had great expectation for this place but it does not really compare as far as the size and quality if workmanship. The ruins are still very nice and one can appreciate the bas reliefs and stone work. Still a must stop.
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