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Pratuchai Phra Nakhon | Tha Wa Su Kri, Ayutthaya, Thailand
Ways to Experience Temple of the Royal Restoration (Wat Ratchaburana)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The interesting thing about these ruins are the doorways in which each stupa is framed. If you are IG crazy, these will probably be the best ways to take a pic. Sit in the viharn (preacher hall) and rest in the shade of the still...More

Thank johnlE1052ZZ
Reviewed September 14, 2018

This is one of the 6 recommended temples in Ayutthaya and is included in the ticket IF you bought the 240 baht ticket. It is directly across the street from Wat Maha That which is probably where you went first!

Thank VivaHawaii
Reviewed September 14, 2018

From a distance, this wat seems pretty much like all the others. The cool thing about this one is that you can enter the main prang after climbing a couple short levels of steps. Once inside the prang, you can descend deep into the crypt,...More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We liked this wat Ratchaburana the most. It stands magnificent. Also you can climb to main prang and even climbed down inside to view some murals. My 4year son was very much excited! Must see among all the temples in this complex. It's right next...More

Thank Ananya P
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I liked this the best of the ruins we visited in Ayutthaya. It didn't seem as popular as it's neighbour (Wat Mahathat) which meant we were free too wander unimpeded by other sightseers. It's not free to enter though, and will cost you a small...More

Thank GtheKiwi
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

It is my favorite temple in Ayutthaya. I enjoyed climbing up to the temple and stay there to watch the view of the surrounding. It is also the only temple allow people to climb up. On the top, You will be able to find a...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2018

5 Wat Ratchaburana One of the 8 WATS on my LIST (See Ayutthaya Historical Park review) Usual dresscode for temples (Cover knees and shoulders) LOCATION Next door to the WORLD HERITAGE WAT MAHATHAT, the entrance fee is the standard for foreigners. Had a light lunch...More

Thank Kay L
Reviewed July 2, 2018

I could see this from the distance on my first trip, I got to walk the grounds on my second. Under reconstruction, but still classic

Thank CFEIII
Reviewed May 30, 2018

A temple with magnificent stupa in the centre. It is good to see the architecture of temples at that time.

Thank weeburn
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

It was built in early 15th century by the King on the cremation site of his two brothers, who died in a power struggle. Both of them had wanted to succeed their father to the throne. Robbers looted the crypt in 1957 and escaped with...More

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