Ayutthaya Temples Thailand

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Getting there

The easiest way to get from Bangkok to Ayutthaya is by car, as the places tend to be apart from each other.

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Pro Tip!

Get a local guide with a car to get around the area.

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What are the Ayutthaya temples?

Ayutthaya was the former second capital of the Siam empire before it was attacked and destroyed by the Burmese Army in 1767.

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Did you know?

A Buddhist temple in Thailand is known as a Wat and Siam is the former kingdom/country name for Thailand.

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Wat Phanan Choeng

The teak wood-decorated temple houses a giant golden Buddha.

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Wat Mahathat 

These are the temple ruin in the Ayutthaya park. Basically, the main attraction here is the Buddha’s head in the tree.

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Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon

An active Ayutthaya temple monastery with monks and nuns residing around the old bell-shaped temple complex.


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