Doing the tourist trail in Ayutthaya can mean Wat overload and they all start to blend into one. But if you have to see just one Wat make it this one, right on the river the ruins are still well intact and just a really...More
About Wat Chaiwatthanaram
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it is a great temple to go inside and get a little of the history, remember this is a sacred place so behave and ask what you can and can't do inside
Get there before sunset you will find the great sunset view in the area. This is the sample of the late Ayutthaya architectural style for the temple. The towers is inspired from Khmer tower as a memorial of the great victory over Khmer Empire at...More
We traveled by taxi for an hour from Bangkok to Ayutthaya to see the ruins. We had a list of Wats to venture, and Wat Chaiwatthanaram was one of them. Of all the Wats, this temple was the best kept structure of all we've seen....More
Very picturesque and a must see. Do walk right to the riverside and climb up the platform to get a good view of the site and appreciate the expanse. I did spy sleeveless and spaghetti strapped camisole wearing tourists so I was unhappy that i...More
Since it is kind of far away from the historic center, this place is not crowded. By the time I arrived, there was a documentary filiming team. They gave me advice for taking good photos.
This was the last temple we visited in Ayutthaya and we couldn't end our trip better. It was beautiful, an Lao the view on the river and the ancient city at the other side of it. Nice also the few remaining paintings.
We were given a tour of the Ayutthaya sites. Guide was informative. My kids were fascinated by the history. We learned a lot about past histories and cultures by touring the sight and building ruins.