Wat Chaiwatthanaram is a Buddhist temple in the city of Ayutthaya Historical Park. The royal temple was constructed in 1630 by the king Prasat Thongin during the early Ayutthaya period. The temple’s name literally means the temple of long reign and glorious era. In 1991, UNESCO designated the complex as a World Heritage Site in Ayutthaya Historical Park. This popular tourist destination has a Khmer style of architecture.
The Location of this temple on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. It is one of Ayutthaya’s best-known temples and a major tourist attraction. Chedi or stupa(Pagodas) can be found inside the temple. This temple have an interesting sights of the area. Viewing of sunset behind the pagodas in evening is also highly recommended.
The mix of tourists who visits in this temple are both Thai and foreigners. Majority of them often come to view the sunset in addition to viewing the beauty of the architecture, stunning scenery, and the river flowing through. The location is also a perfect getaway from the city to grasp some fresh air a and has perfect sights for taking photos.
Wat Chaiwatthanaram is no longer than 1 hour 30 minutes away from Grand Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok. It will make a perfect one-day sightseeing trip for you to visit temples, ancient city, and take photos. You will also learn some fascinating history of Thailand. Please contact our concierge if you are interested in making this trip from this Sukhumvit hotel.
Wat Chaiwatthanaram Openning Hours
Everyday | 8.30 AM to 4.30 PM.
For more information, please visit: www.tourismthailand.org/Attraction/Wat-Chaiwatthanaram–17