Wat Phra Si Sanphet : Ayuthaya

This was the largest temple in Ayuthaya in its time, and it was used as the royal temple/palace for several Ayuthaya kings. Built in the 14th century, the compound once contained a 16m-high standing Buddha covered with 250 kg of gold, which was melted down by the Burmese conquerors. It is mainly known for the line of three large Chedis (stupas) erected in the quintessential Ayuthaya style, which has come to be identified with Thai art more than any other single style. Admission is 30 B


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