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The Reclining Buddha image and its Vihara were
probably built in the reign of King Naresuan. It was
particularly used for worship and meditation. The
present image was restored in A.D.1965.

Latest picture @ 7 May 2005

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The Buddha Images.

(Bangkoksite Photos taken on November 27, 1999
and replaced by digital photos taken on
February 16, 2002, and May 7, 2005)

Wat Yai Chai Mongkol  (วัดใหญ่ชัยมงคล)

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Ay2217A.JPG (20285 bytes) 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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