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Wat Yai Chai Mongkol

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Address:40/3 Moo 3, Khlong Suan Phlu, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Phranakhon Sri Ayutthaya 13000 Thailand

Tel:+663524 2640

Service day:Everyday, Service hours: 08:00-16:30, 08:30-16:30

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Wat Yai Chai Mongkol (or Wat Chao Phaya Thai) is a temple a short distance from the ruined walls of Ayutthaya. An impressively large Reclining Buddha statue lies in the temple grounds. The temple was built in the 1357 in the reign of King U Thong, the first ruler of Ayutthaya. A large chedi was built in 1592 to celebrate King Naresuan's single-handed defeat of the then Burmese crown prince in a duel on elephants.

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40/3 Moo 3, Khlong Suan Phlu, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Phranakhon Sri Ayutthaya 13000 Thailand

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