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Reviewed 30 March 2018

This is a very large nicely carved reclining Buddha.It was not very crowded at all when we went. We found it worth a visit and for most people it would not be a long stop. There are, however, some other images, ruins and parkland at...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Murray F
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Impressive in its own right, but nothing in comparison to the reclining Buddha in Bangkok or indeed the ruins in the rest of the Ayutthaya area. If you are in the area or on a tour, it’s a pleasant 15 minute stop - including a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Samuel_Thomson
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

This giant statue of the reclining Buddha lies in Ayutthaya surrounded by ruins . It's not very well maintained ,needs some upkeep compared to other sites nearby . There is an artist in the nearby shopping complex who sells very beautiful paintings made by hand...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank vipina776
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The place is not crowded, which in and of itself makes it worth the stop. It's peaceful and a nice place to picnic. Some good shopping, but the people selling flowers near the Buddha can be quite aggressive in their sales techniques.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AhuvafromTX
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We learned that there is a Buddha for each day of the week, two for Wednesdays! The reclining Buddha is a Tuesday favourite. Very impressive. We spent some extra time lighting some incense, putting water lilies out for good luck, or placing a piece of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SenorGancho
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We went to Ayuthaya by train from Bangkok. Then rent a motorbike to do our day-tour. We visited quite a few famous places but had also been recommended to visit Wat Lokayasutharam where the big reclining buddha is located. So it was a quick visit...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank patrick-syd
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Absolutely loved it though comparing to Reclining Buddha in Bangkok it's very modest. But it was quiet and serene, you can browse almost on your own. Recommending it highly.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ch0cbr0wnie
Reviewed 16 February 2018

The only reason to stop here is because it is part of an organized day tour. This is only a quick visit to look at a very large cement statue in the less often seen Buddha position of lying down. Since there are no gate...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 16 February 2018

All Buddha are amazing, but bigger Buddha are more amazing. To go there, you need a tuk tuk tour. 300 baths per person! is a cheap

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Carlitos I
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

It is a huge sculpture in a very good condition, nice and well kept park, not a lot of tourist when we visited... Highly recommend renting a bike to get there.

Date of experience: January 2018
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