Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya

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Visit the temple of Wat Mahathat 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 Mahathat and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ayutthaya trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • Note: When taking pictures of the site please be aware that this is a religious site. While at the site many visitors were warned promptly of inappropriate behavior by the wards.  more »
  • Impressive from the head of Buddha by the roots of the tree. Many people are queuing for picture for this attraction.
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  • Between the barriers to prevent approaching too and the world around, this curiosity is to see no more
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  • Very beautiful temple ruins. If you climb up inside, be careful, as the original outside steps are very steep. On the inside there are some modern steps down that are basically a fall waiting to happen, do not attempt to descend them.
  • Must see place in ayutthaya historical site. Ruined temple. Still it looks very beautiful. Very big area. Lot of small ruined temples near by. Nice place to visit.
  • You can only imagine how impressive the whole building must have looked. Nevertheless the ruins are still interesting and worth visiting.
  • One of the best place in thailand.must visit.closef at 5:00 pm so you should be here in morning so you can visit other places too.
  • A historical place built during 14th century. Huge and good to have your selfie pics, However, make sure you have your umbrella or sunscreen protection and mineral water due to humid weather. A lot of foreigners, bear in mind you can't throw your trash in here although no rooftop and CCTV but private person in charge to the place is hard to recognize, in able to avoid problem you have to behave yourself and follow the rules Outside all are tourist price so don't complain, also, Tuktuk are taking advantage to fare. You must learn to negotiate the best price is 200baht not more than that going there and out then they will wait you for 2hrs.
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