Wat Pramahatad Woramahaviharn
Chao Sam Praya National Museum houses various archaeological objects and antiques discovered in Ayudhya province. These objects, including ancient treasures from Ratburana Temple, Mahatat Temple, and Sri Suriyothai Chedi, are invaluable in terms of historical and cultural importance for historians and archaeologists alike. Read more
Apart from being the location where the Buddha’s relics are enshrined, Wat Pramahatad is also the place where statues of the Kattukam and Rammatep kings are kept. This is an ancient temple with a delicate structure. It has been maintained by the Ayudhya Kings and the Rattanakosin reign. Read more
After the second fall of Ayutthaya, most of the temples and palaces were destroyed. However, Nag Phra Men Temple was the only one not burnt down because it was located close to the royal palace around which the Burmese army billeted. The temple was built in 1504, the era of Somdet Phra Ramathibodi II. King Rama III ordered its reconstruction including the chapel. Read more
Wat Tammikarat is a royal temple surrounded by many large pillars. It is one of the biggest royal temples of the Ayudhya Kingdom. Despite some damage, it still shows traces of embellishment. Originally, it was the enshrinement of Luang Por Tammikarat – the villagers called him Luang Por Kae (old) since he had an old face. One of the biggest Buddha images made by U-thong artisans is today preserved in the Jao Sampraya National Museum. Read more
SACICT covers a large area on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. There are also other interesting places such as Pla palace, Suan Nok (bird garden). An event is held by the SACICT at the Chao Phraya River annually during Loy Krathong festival, which is very popular. Read more
Pay respects to the Buddha’s relics at Amphur Muang
Apart from being the location where the Buddha’s relics are enshrined, Wat Pramahatad is also the place where statues of the Kattukam and Rammatep kings are kept. This is an ancient temple with a delicate structure. It has been maintained by the Ayudhya Kings and the Rattanakosin reign. There are many sacred sites around the temple such as Pra Viharn Luang, which shows the architecture style during the Ayudhya reign, Viharn Sam Jom, Viharn Tup Kaset, Viharn Kian, Viharn Polangka and the Viharn Pramahapinetkrom or Viharn Pra Song Mah worshipped by many people.
Having a chance to pay respects to the Buddha’s relics is something a Buddhist should be proud of. It is believed that whoever comes to worship Buddha’s relics will receive happiness and success in every aspect of their lives. Additionally, the people who venerate Jatukam Ramathep also come here to pay respects to the statues of the Kattukam and Rammatep kings in the Viharn Pra Song Mah. It is believed that their virtues are very powerful compared like the sun and the moon that wash away the darkness. People who respect both of them will have their wishes fulfilled and have good fortune.