Ayutthaya อยุธยา

Wat Chai Watthanaram in Ayutthaya วัดไชยวัฒนาราม อยุธยา

Wat Chai Watthanaram in Ayutthaya วัดไชยวัฒนาราม อยุธยา is one of the ancient temple located in Ayutthaya. It is the remains of what used to be a glorious temple…. destroyed from the Burmese attack. Above: Buddha image in the ordination hall. The principal Buddha image in the Ordination Hall is seated in the meditation posture. Made [...]

The Monument of King Naresuan สมเด็จพระนเรศวร, Ayutthaya

Below are pictures taken during my visit to the Monument of King Naresuan the Great สมเด็จพระนเรศวรมหาราช. It is located in Ayutthaya province. King Naresuan is one of the revered kings in Thailand, having fought against the invasion of Toungoo Empire (Burmese empire). Wall carvings of King Naresuan (reigned from 1 July 1590 – 25 April 1605) [...]

A temple with a church design in Bang Pa In, near to Ayutthaya วัดนิเวศธรรมประวัติ

There is an interesting monastery in Ayuthaya- outwardly, it has the design of a church. The temple is located in Bang Pa In, not far from Ayutthaya. It is known as Wat Niwet Thammaprawat ( วัดนิเวศธรรมประวัติราชวรวิหาร). But as soon as you walk into the hall,  the insides are still similar to a church….. But in the middle, [...]