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Wat Thammikarat

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Address: Tha Wasukri, Ayutthaya, Thailand

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We were actually looking for a short cut through to The Royal Palace. We paid 20 baht to wander around. There are some ruins, as well as a working temple. It was more impressive... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were actually looking for a short cut through to The Royal Palace. We paid 20 baht to wander around. There are some ruins, as well as a working temple. It was more impressive than anticipated and well worth a 15 minute wander.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you need some luck in whatever, just spend a few baht and you'll be fine in love, work etc. This Wat is more quiet as some others. It has a calm atmosphere.

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dbn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kids wanted to see the black Buddha so after driving around finally we found it . Yes its in ruins but it still a Buddhist temple and the ruins also date back before the formation of Ayutthaya. The main Stupa is surrounded by lions once beautiful sculptures but now a few are broken in ruins.The reclining Buddha is 12... More 

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Thank mike c
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon entering Wat Thammikarat or Wat Thummikarat it appears to be largely in ruins, but is actually an active temple with monks living there. The most interesting feature is a central temple surrounded by singha or lion sculptures. And roosters - lots of roosters!

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Thank Linda S
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In this temple area, you can find some unique features, such as temple ruins surrounded by cocks statues and broken stupas. You can also find some oil paintings collections of Thai's Old Kings in the newer temple building. You can reach the temple by either hiring tuktuk or bicycle. Tuktuk will be the best choice if you do not have... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

A unique chedi that is surrounded by Singha instead of the usual Elephants. That alone makes it impressive, but there is also an enormous vihara, that still contains a Buddha image.

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Thank FyingKiwi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This was my favourite temple of all the Temples in Ayatthaya. I had been to Thailand ten years previously and toured a lot of temples with a Thai friend who was a devout buddhist. On this trip I was unable to recapture the same sense of 'something special' until we visited this temple. I wanted to see the black buddha... More 

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Thank Natalie F
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Can see only the pillars of a ruin Temple.There is a huge headless Buddha rounded up with Hens.There is a monk blessing their followers.The entrance fees is 20 bahts.

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Eureka, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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Amersham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Again another interesing Wat , go early and avoid the crowds and heat , a small entrance fee and very interesting

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