Wat Maha That, Ayutthaya

4.5
Visit the temple of Wat Maha That to see the famous Buddha head peering out from behind the roots of a majestic tree. Within the grounds of a historical park and World Heritage Site, this renowned temple includes excellent information panels throughout. You'll learn about the country's history and discover the architectural and spiritual influences the Kingdom of Siam has on contemporary Thai culture. Plan to see Wat Maha That and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ayutthaya trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • Amazing ruins which is difficult to take in. You need a good book which describes what you are looking at. I didn’t see any tour guides but if you find one they are cheap and very informative. You rea...  more »
  • Arguably one of the most beautiful temple of the historic site with its iconic Buddha head in the tree. Peaceful and green place. a lot of people obviously, and we have to queue for the photo of Buddha's head.
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  • Great place to visit. Around 2 hours by driving from Bangkok city. There’s a night market near by. Would recommend to stay there while u visit all the historic places. One day return seemed a bit rush to us and don’t forget that traffic near city. It’s a MUST not to wear the short tops , no sleeves, vest and short pants for both male and female. Need to purchase the ticket at front entrance before entering. Price around $50 bat per each visit.
  • This is my favorite site in Ayutthaya. Here is where the Buddha in the tree is, and the site is an interesting and serene place to walk around. You can see the burned walls and buddhas but the buildings seem well preserved. there is a park surrounding the site, which makes it feel more serene. some places with shade where you can ditty and relax for a bit before exploring again. Art the exit is nice to get done refreshments such as dragon fruit or done coconut water.
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