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“Gardens of Divinity” “INSTAGRAMMABLE PRANG” "TREASURE RUINS"

3 Wat Phutthai Sawan One of the 8 WATS on my LIST (See Ayutthaya Historical Park review) and one... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Kay L
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Riverside temple

We saw this on the boat trip we did along the river. Almost missed the reclining buddha in one of... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
SuzannahA
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Gympie, Australia
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

If you have soe extra time this might be a good way to kill some time. I particularly liked the five statues of the various Kings from the period.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

3 Wat Phutthai Sawan One of the 8 WATS on my LIST (See Ayutthaya Historical Park review) and one of 3 WATS on BOAT TRIP Boat trip 2nd stop LOCATION Rustic, serene ZEN gardens with temples, chedis and stupas. Small area but no less grand....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kay L
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We saw this on the boat trip we did along the river. Almost missed the reclining buddha in one of the ruins at the back of the complex so keep your eyes open.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This is a very peaceful wat. You can enter the main building up steep steps and see the remains of the Buddha. There are bats in this room and it is quite smelly. You can hear the bats chirping the Buddha itself is being restored....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Had seen it while going around Ayutthaya but no easy route to it by road so boat trip quicker and easier way to visit. Couldn't find the entrance, but boatman pointed us in the right direction, passed the toilets. Interesting entrance and the Prang itself...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank marchiles
Reviewed 17 April 2018

A very quiet and local visited temple ruins. You should definitely add this to your list of places to go while in Ayutthaya. The stairs to the temple are guarded by giant stone snakes, these were installed after the legend of this Wat when the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Keira J
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is a rarely visited Wat so we were lucky that our hotel was on the other side of the river. This was beautiful to see at sunrise as the birds were just beginning to wake.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Unlike many wats in Thailand this is one the large tour buses don’t do because it’s off the beaten path you would need a private guide for this customized experience. If you go into the wat beware of the bats and watch the floor, you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kz44tz
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Granted that Ayutthaya is full of Wat ruins, we were looking to check out something unique after a few Wat visits. Then came along Phutthaisawan, located next to the river with a much needed welcome breeze on hot day! The statue of the snake supposedly...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank tan32016
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this as the first one as this is far from the other temples in town. This one is very impressed and soo beautiful. Made me think of the Ayutthaya history.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank psammie
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