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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam)

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Address: Phratuchai Subdistrict, Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand
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Beautiful large Buddha

We were quite impressed with this beautiful, large Buddha. Natural surroundings add to the charm. Beware of some people who will offer you incense and flowers. It is not free and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Redmond, Washington
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loughborough
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see place, the serenity and calm within the grounds is amazing. Please go you won't be disappointed:)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were quite impressed with this beautiful, large Buddha. Natural surroundings add to the charm. Beware of some people who will offer you incense and flowers. It is not free and the people will demand outrageous amount of money after the candles and incense are lit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wat Yai Chai Mongkon is on the outskirts of Ayutthaya . Our driver saved it for last and it is quite a large area that you need to take time to see and absorb. It houses a large reclining Buddha. It was a meditation temple, built by King Uthong (Ayutthaya’s first ruler) in 1357. The complex was restored in 1982.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I suggest you get a tuk tuk to take you to visit this site. We walked from the Archeological Park thinking we could get a tuk tuk back to our hotel but there were none here. It was difficult to find as it is in a back street and it was very hot. Still worth seeing

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My review title will mirror the signage at the temple, as it read Wat Lokaya Suttha. Nature is having its way with this site as it is not well kept, nor do people respect the bricks walls are not to be stood upon. The highlight of this site is the Reclining Buddha which measures 37 meters in length and 8... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a tuk tuk ride to this location and had our driver wait for us. It is not a long stop and mostly, this large reclining Buddha is the feature. If my facts are correct, it is 37 meters long and 8 meters high made from bricks and cement. Called Phra Noon. There were quite a few individuals in... More 

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Thank Cherthejoy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ruins of the temple with big reclining Buddha. Nice place to visit with just few tourists. Little bit long walk from historical park so use bike or tuk tuk.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

It's impressive how ruins and this particular reclining Buddha figure are a part of the modern time. I recommend to take a tuk tuk or bike ride to this attraction from the center, you will be passing other ruins. It's all open with no fences and paid entrances. It makes it easier to magine all this used to be a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We made our way from Bangkok to Ayutthaya and once we arrived we got a Tuk Tuk to the Reclining Buddha as part of tour so this was our first stop and what I saw was absolutely just beautiful and the serenity of this amazing Buddha and they way it's positively just makes you feel at peace with the world... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

It is an impressive place, not only because of the reclining Buddha but also the other ruins. Wear a hot or carry an umbrella on a sunny day. It gets very hot.

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