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Temple of the Royal Restoration (Wat Ratchaburana)

Pratuchai Phra Nakhon | Tha Wa Su Kri, Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Beautiful ruins

Visit all 6 with the 220 baht ticket and take in the beauty and distinctiveness of each. Lovely to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stacie D
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Most beautiful temple in Ayutthaya

In my opinion, this is truly the best temple to visit in Ayutthaya! 50baht entry fee and you are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robin S
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“main prang” (6 reviews)
“steep steps” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pratuchai Phra Nakhon | Tha Wa Su Kri, Ayutthaya, Thailand

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visit all 6 with the 220 baht ticket and take in the beauty and distinctiveness of each. Lovely to walk around and see the amazing architecture

Thank Stacie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In my opinion, this is truly the best temple to visit in Ayutthaya! 50baht entry fee and you are free to roam around the place. Best location for photographs is on the other side of the main temple from the entrance, from a doorway inside...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This wat was one of my favorites in Ayutthaya, and we saw a bunch of them! Best in the morning, no shade here.

Thank LSUdad4
Reviewed 20 May 2017

You're in Ayutthaya so it's worth at least catching a glimpse of Wat Ratchaburana. Like the other major sites here it's a beautiful temple.

Thank Vijante-gigante
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This is the reason why people visit the area, so you have to visit. If you don't have the resources to take a visit then Wikipedia offers a great historical insights. Bought a bottle of water for 15 bhat

Thank Kev D
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of the many historical ruin of Ayutthaya, and they start to look a lot alike after a while. So if you are biking to see each park, you can skip this one. The 50 bath entry fee was still there for me,...More

Thank Beltifi
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Free entrance . Nice views. Didn't go down the scary stairs inside the pagoda . Too risky with young children

Thank Audrey Y
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Loved our time in this city exploring the many ruins . Highly recommend more than a daytrip. We had 2 days and stayed 1 night which was enough to see the main highlights but we could have spent more time in this clean, well laid...More

Thank NoosaKings
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Wat Ratchaburna was built in the 1420s as a cremation site for the King's brothers. The stucco detail around the main prang is in great shape. There is an inner crypt that you're allowed to enter. It has some frescoes that are quite faded but...More

Thank Explorers36
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This restoration project provides an excellent insight into this nation's past. Excellent camera shots in the late afternoon as the sun goes down.

Thank Brian C
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