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Temple of the Royal Restoration (Wat Ratchaburana)

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Address: Pratuchai Phra Nakhon | Tha Wa Su Kri, Ayutthaya, Thailand
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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We were amazed with everything around the temples here. Its so beautiful.. I am sure this was a world class ancient city.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ayuttaya is a Jem you must see. It costed me 20 bahts to travel by train from Bangkok (Hua Lamphong station ) to Ayuttaya which is very cheap (0.75$CAN). The ruins are all over the city and their houses are built around the sacred sites. If you got enough time, don't only take a day tour in here. It's a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were amazed with everything around the temples here. Its so beautiful.. I am sure this was a world class ancient city.

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Thank TarunG
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wat Ratchaburana is the historical site that stand next to Wat Mahathat. It's very very beautiful site to see and very nice to walk around. The ruin are the clue to imagine that Ayutthaya was a prosperous city. What we have left are nothing like before but still a great treasure to visit and enjoy.

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never even saw this place until my third trip here!!!! It was free and so worth the effort to get there from Bangkok... it's about 45 miles and once through Bangkok it's pretty quick. This place blew me away. I took so many videos and pictures.....the temples and ruins are spectacular!!!!!!!!! This has been my favorite place to visit!!!!!!!

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Thank gary c
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fresco painting located deep down the dark & steep staircase - do come wearing a pair of your jogging/walking shoes w/a pen light - merits a try. To take a picture of them, bring a (professional) camera with a flash light too. As a set with nearby Wat Mahatat, the compound is a must for Ayuttaya sighseers. Now entry... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The entrance fees is 20 bahts.The temple have a big compound with ruins.It is beautiful to take picture with the temple background.It is quite with few tourists..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

If you plan on visiting a lot of the older ruins, ask about the coupon book from the first ticket booth you visit at whichever ruin you plan to visit first. Each ancient ruin is 50 baht per, but if you ask for the booklet of coupons (that we weren't aware of until we were nearly done temple-touring) it gives... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Wat Ratchaburana was during an over, but the park itself and small buildings be nice to see, unfortunately, it cost a fee for us who are not citizens from Thailand

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

50 baht for non Thai people and this is the view because the temple is under renovation. I will recommend you to stay longer at the nearby temple.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We viewed this as we wandered through the grounds of the Ayutthaya ruins. There were signs that stated no entry, however, we did see some tourists going up to explore the monument. There are workers doing repairs right now so I am not sure if visits inside the monument are allowed or not. There are still good angles to get... More 

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