Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan, Ayutthaya

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Part of Ayutthaya Historical Park, Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan represents a Buddhist temple built in the 12th century and features a large, gold, seated Buddha. This particular Buddha image is very important for Thais and Thai-Chinese, who considered it the guardian of mariners. Zheng He, a Chinese Muslim admiral, famously visited this attraction in the 15th century and offered gifts to the temple. Remember to dress respectfully and wear long pants and sleeves. Add Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan and other attractions to your Ayutthaya trip itinerary using our Ayutthaya route builder tool .
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  • Even by the high standards of Thai Wats, this Wat amazed me. It is one of the oldest Wats in Thailand built in 1326 even before the city of Ayutthaya came into existence. The blissful image of the sea...  more »
  • Wat Phanan Choeng turned out to be a big surprise even by the usually high standards of Thailand's Wats. History says that it was one of the oldest Wats built in the year 1326, almost two decades befo...  more »
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  • Thailand in general is the great country. I have to tell you about great weather in there and atmosphere is great too so if you want to check somewhere near or neat out. Thailand is a good choice i think.
  • Another amazing temple in Ayutthaya. A great place to explore the river behind the temple... boat hire 1000baht for an hour (total boat hire not per person)
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