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Reviewed 1 week ago

A monastery that was constructed by King U-Thong in 1357 A.D. A more common name that most people refer is the Sleeping Buddha near the entrance of the temple.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank andr_mo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive architecture, forgone eras. Great historical significance to country and people. Awesome height of buddhas and structures, some walking and climbing. Great views from top.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This reclining Buddha is located amongst many temples. It has its own special place on the property.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

people pay to cover the reclining budda with the drape. you can climb a structure to top and look out. there is also budda all around the fencing its a really pretty place

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 73travelbug65
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Love the way they painstakingly restore the ancient stupa and merge it with the portions still in current use. Do take off your shoes when you climb up the stupa. From above, you get a good view of the temple compounds.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnlE1052ZZ
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon or the Great Monastery of Auspicious Victory is one of the major attractions in the Ayutthya, the ancient capital. It has two parts - Stupa and Monastery. Stupa is believed to be built on exhumed and cremated site of two...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank aniruddhahomr
Reviewed 23 October 2018

So yeah. Escape the crowds and go to the back. You;ll see thousands of chicken statues. BEfore them, you'll see some big bodies of water that circumference the temple. The pond that has a little house on it is the one with the giant turtles.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KSDREW
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Last sunday we visited the ancient capital of Thailand "Ayutthaya". A visit to the temples is a must. One of the most impressive monuments is undoubtedly the temple: "Wat Yai Chaimongkhon". Just outside the city, worth a visit in any case. The entire complex is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DanielF9621
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Built in 1357 AD, the ruins, chedi and reclining buddha are beautiful. It’s still a functioning temple for locals and tourists

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bcheong
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This is the second buda that is resting and smile, this is the only thing to do in this area, fast to see,

Date of experience: September 2018
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