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30 Mu 11 Tambon Samphao Lom, Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Built during the reign of King Narai in the year 1666 by Lambert de la Motte priest and 2 priests. The missionaries had met with King Narai and asked for a land to build a church and a school. To do religious activities and educating to...More

Thank Rayong1973
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Only saw this from the boat trip we went on but it looked wonderful and we wished we'd had time to get back and see it!

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church that can be seen along a river cruise. It doesn’t really fit in with the historic Thai ruins, but is well maintained and interesting to see.

Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed April 10, 2018

It's the first church in Ayutthaya era. The church is so beautiful with yellow color. It's near the river. In the sunset time, It's so beautiful and warming. There're sheep too!

Thank NixB9
Reviewed February 21, 2018

We went to Ayuthaya from Bangkok by train. Then we rented a motorbike to do our own tour around town. After visited lots of Buddhist temples, not far from Wat Chaiwatthanaram there was this St.Joseph's church on the bank of Chao Phraya river as well....More

Thank patrick-syd
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

Before it was destroyed in 1767 Ayutthaya was one of the biggest cities in Asia, with 1 million people living in the city, including many expats from other countries. St.Joseph holds services for more then 300 years, and is a beautiful and peaceful place, good...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2017

It rather stands out like a sore thumb, architecturally, so you won't miss it. It was not in The Rough Guide so I assumed it would not be open. Worth checking before you set off if interested.

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

Even if you're not into Thai or Portuguese history, this is a beautiful place to visit. It's a catholic church, so the decorations are plenty and rich. There's a nice garden with a lotus pond and statues outside next to the water, plus a cemetery...More

Thank cinbkk
Reviewed May 6, 2016

Amazing that this church survived the old time war and had been restored nicely. Love the yellow colour of the building and the architecture of it.

Thank KwinAun
Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

This place is popular with locals. Went on Sunday and you couldn't sit or almost enter. It was worth seeing. They have a nice outside area. It also edges the river. Beautiful!

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