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Thailand's Ayutthaya Temples and River Cruise from Bangkok
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Evening Meditation Class at Wat Mahathat Temple in Bangkok
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Sukhothai's largest temple, located behind the Royal Palace, features a magnificent seated bronze Buddha image cast in the Sukhothai style by King Lithai of Sukhothai in 1362.
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Location Wat Mahathat Sukhothai Historical Park I like best the northern part of ThaiLan. place was beautiful even though it was really hot and humid. Here, i am very well and cheaply dined.

Thank William S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

even this temple is not as famous and outside of historical park it is worth to visit - just few hundrets meters (really no distance by bike....) and relaxing as nearly no tourists here :-)

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

So worth it to stop here in Sukhothai one night to see this, wow! Entrance fee 100 baht + 20 for your bicykle.

Thank TinaTravel17
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This is the main temple of sukhothai historical park. Many pagodas and Buddhas. Truly amazing at sunset.

Thank emebk
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

100 bath entrance fee. It's beautiful place. Riding with a bike thru the park is amazing. Also not many tourists. Nice shops and restaurants in the proximity

Thank Koendeh
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This temple is actually part of the Ayutthaya ruins. The Buddha in the tree is really impressive. Some very nice statues near by.

Thank avipiti
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I am not a huuuuuuuge fan of temples and also not too keen to learn everything about a specific place but yes, Wat Mahathat certainly is a very nice place to visit. Highly recommended.

Thank A K
Reviewed 22 April 2017

So beautiful - I loved seeing the changes in lighting and shadow play. I took so many photos. Incredibly beautiful.

Thank Mitzi_Lee_C
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This wat is by far the biggest and best maintained of all the wats in the park. I went there at 8am and unfortunately met several tourist groups there. To enjoy the wat's very magical atmosphere make sure to get there as early as possible...More

1  Thank Julia B
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

The ruins of Wat Mahathat are breathtaking. Without a doubt a highlight of our trip so far. Be sure to make sure to see the Buddha head in the tree.

Thank TheBugGuy
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Melanie H
3 July 2015|
Response from Ozzylad2013 | Reviewed this property |
I often visit Wat Mahathat and I have never seen and have never heard of daily meditation classes at this ancient ruin. Just visit, sit and enjoy the peaceful surrounds.