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Temple of the Royal Restoration (Wat Ratchaburana)

Pratuchai Phra Nakhon | Tha Wa Su Kri, Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Climb down inside the temple

This is one of the few temples in Ayutthaya where you can climb up and inside the temple. There is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
EJLH
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Ancient historical temple

It's well-preserved historical temple in Ayutthaya. It's well known in Thailand because of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nix B
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Bangkok, Thailand
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  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
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“steep steps” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pratuchai Phra Nakhon | Tha Wa Su Kri, Ayutthaya, Thailand

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of the few temples in Ayutthaya where you can climb up and inside the temple. There is a good view from the top of and inside you climb down some VERY steep and narrow stairs to a tiny chamber where there are...More

Thank EJLH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's well-preserved historical temple in Ayutthaya. It's well known in Thailand because of the drama movie that made from the real story of this temple. There's people who watches the treasure. There're several people who want to steal it, but there's something terrify them. So...More

Thank Nix B
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

another temple area closed to the famous bouddha face place this area was less crowded the main tower is open, inside youbll see the rest of paints it s quiet nice

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The famous ancient temple as the royal treasure was found in the main tower crypt around 1950's by the local robbery. It became a big news when one of the robbery gang went out in the middle of the local market. He put on the...More

Thank kinglear13
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is one of the main ruins in ayutthaya. Entrance fee is 50 thb. You can see beheaded statues inside the temple. If you stay on the east side of ayutthaya, this is the place where you can start your day trip.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The ruins is quite similar to Wat Mahathat (the other Temple ruins we visited), except that Wat Ratchaburana has a main Prang that we could go up to. The external stairs are quite steep. Inside the Prang, there's a steeper staircase going down to a...More

Thank hueyleng
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Visit all 6 with the 220 baht ticket and take in the beauty and distinctiveness of each. Lovely to walk around and see the amazing architecture

Thank Stacie D
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

In my opinion, this is truly the best temple to visit in Ayutthaya! 50baht entry fee and you are free to roam around the place. Best location for photographs is on the other side of the main temple from the entrance, from a doorway inside...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This wat was one of my favorites in Ayutthaya, and we saw a bunch of them! Best in the morning, no shade here.

Thank LSUdad4
Reviewed 21 May 2017

You're in Ayutthaya so it's worth at least catching a glimpse of Wat Ratchaburana. Like the other major sites here it's a beautiful temple.

Thank Viajante-gigante
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