Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, Ayutthaya

4.4
Dating back to the 14th century, Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon remains one of the city's most famous and scenic holy sites. This magnificent example of Buddhist religious architecture was built by Uthong, the first ruler of the kingdom of Ayutthaya. Expanded and adorned with new buildings over the centuries, the religious complex is now famous for its imposing chedi--a large statue of reclining Buddha--and many other architectural features, as well as the peaceful and meditative atmosphere. Consider a guided tour of the complex, within easy reach from Ayutthaya city. Plan your visit to Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Ayutthaya attractions website.
Create an itinerary including Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Tours To Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
1,372 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Not sure because it was the first site we visit. But the stupa, statue it was incredible nice and great energy.  more »
  • This was the first temple we visited in Ayuthaya. It has a huge Chedi and this is one of the few temples where you can climb the stairs to the top of the Chedi. You can get some good views from the...  more »
Places to stay near Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon

Plan your trip to Ayutthaya

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. 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.

Popular things to do in Ayutthaya

See all ›
4.5
Duration:2​h
4.8
Duration:4​h
4.7
Duration:2​h
4.6
Duration:2​h

Side trips from Ayutthaya

4.3
Duration:2​h
4.0
Duration:8​h
3.8
Duration:2​h

Hidden gems in Ayutthaya

4.2
Duration:2​h
4.4
Duration:2​h
4.4
Duration:2​h

Shopping in Ayutthaya

1.0
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.0
Duration:2​h
3.6
Duration:4​h
3.7
Duration:2​h

Nearby attractions in Ayutthaya

4.1
Duration:8​h
4.4
Duration:2​h
5.0
Duration:2​h
4.3
Duration:2​h