Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam), Ayutthaya

#6 of 65 in Things to do in Ayutthaya
Ruin · Monument
Admire the enormous proportions of Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam), a brick and cement statue. The reclining Buddha lays with its head on a lotus and legs stretched out, with the midsection protected by a yellow tarp. You only need to make a quick stop to see the temple, and can easily combine it with a tour of Bangkok’s other historical sites. Do not miss the souvenir shops across the road. By using our Ayutthaya road trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam) and other attractions in Ayutthaya.
Create an itinerary including Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam)
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Tours to Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam)

Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam) reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
813 reviews
  • A lovely Buddha that is laying on its side. Some ruins around. Near the historical park. You can buy some cold drinks here.  more »
  • We had visited this ancient temple dedicated to Lord Buddha during our sightseeing in Ayuthaya. No entrance ticket is required here. Main attraction of this place is the giant sculpture of the...  more »
  • Visited as part of a bus tour to Ayutthaya. Well maintained wooden Buddha in the open air. Very large and awesome. Ubiquitous gift, souvenir and snack shops adjacent to the site. Trick is to head directly to the Buddha upon leaving bus so you can photograph without throngs surrounding!
  • The ruins here aren't much compared to others in the area so unless you're Buddhist or very interested to see a fairly large stone reclining Buddha I'd give it a pass. Also be aware that though it looks close to Wat Phra Si Sanphet it's actually a long walk to the entrance, and you might cross some rather territorial dogs on the way.

Plan your trip to Ayutthaya

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.