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Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

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Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand
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First built in 1448 A.D. during the reign of King Boromtrilokanath, this is...

First built in 1448 A.D. during the reign of King Boromtrilokanath, this is the largest temple ruin in Ayutthaya.

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Great place to visit, also known as the Temple of the Holy was one of the holier temples in the ancient capital of Ayutthaya.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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San Marcos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to visit, also known as the Temple of the Holy was one of the holier temples in the ancient capital of Ayutthaya.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place for photographer in any levels especially history lover.... The sun is the only problem i had... humid... but very interesting place full with ruins....

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 loftily pagodas caught my attention from the first step into the site. It's very impressive historical ruins so far. Great place for photographer in any levels especially history lover like me. ^^

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Wat Phra Sri Sanphet is laid out over a large swath of land of the Ancient Royal grounds. There are three main temples surrounded by lots of other historical ruins on the grounds. Make sure to wear sunblock and/or a hat as you can quickly overheat in the hot weather. Most of the explanation panels are in English and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

It was rather hard (from supposedly nearby Wat Mahathat/Ratchaburana) to get there driving myself - google map is wrong-footed - but this Wat proved to be more than expected. For those heading to this Wat by self-drive, park your car at the elephants' base and walk straight ahead (5 min). Now the entrance fee is exempt along w/other Wats within... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

One of the highest and also most important stupas in Ayutthaya. If you climb the steep steps you'll be able to see most of the flat area that surrounds the place. A must see if you visit Ayutthaya. Highly recommended.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a must see temple in Ayuthaya one of the 6 ticketed attractions . Ideally visited before noon begining with Wat Mahathat, Wat Rachatburana, Wat Phra Ram and then Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

These structures dominate a once beautiful area before Burma soldiers came into the area.... Siam was and is a beautiful country!!!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is unique for the three similar chedi's housing the remains of three brothers and their families. This is another extensive complex that must have been spectacular in its day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Wat Phra Sri Sanphet is my favorite wat in Ayutthaya. The stupa's have something magical to me. I have visited this wat at least 10 times and I will visit it again.

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