Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya, Thailand

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The second stop after Wat Rachatburana is the one next door, Wat Mathathat! Wat Mahathat was a grand temple and their royal temple, it was the most sacred in Ayutthaya during its glorious time. There is an entrance fee at 50 Baht too at this Wat.

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Inside the Wat, there are many Buddha statues without its head and these two are the few spotted that are close to its original form.

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In Wat Mahathat, it is also where you can spot the famous tree that has grown around a Buddha head. When taking pictures of you and the Buddha head, we were told to stay low to show respect to the Buddha.

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About somethingboutrenes

A lady with many random thoughts and braving this whimsical world with a simple faith. In love with all things vintage and pieces with a story to tell. Loves blogging, enjoys Yoga and has an urgent need to travel to maintain sanity.

2 responses to “Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya, Thailand”

  1. Lil Ms Meanie says :

    Thanks for sharing this great find. Have to definitely make time to visit this wonder

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