Saturday, April 21, 2007

Wat Yai Chai Mongkol : Ayutthaya

Wat Yai Chai Mongkol is situated to the southeast and opposite to Ayutthaya city. A large Chedi of this Wat can be seen from a far distance. This monastery was built by King U-Thong in 1357 A.D. for the use of the monks who had returned from Ceylon after studying under Phra Vanarat Maha Thera.
People come to play respect and many tourists are seen here especially during weekends.


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