Enjoy unique handicrafts from Hua Laem villagers, known for their beautiful palm leaf fishes. Local souvenirs from this area have made the rounds for over a century. In the past it was hung above a baby’s crib, but these days it has become more of general home decoration. Stop by to see the production of this unique craft and buy them right at the Baan Hua Laem community. Taste the local cuisine: Bikers who stop by Wat Yai Chai Mongkol should not miss out on the famous boat noodles in
Crossing the Chao Phraya River at Kasatrathiraj Bridge near the Siriyalai Royal Residence. Turn left at the foot of the bridge and follow highway no. 3469. Wat Chai Wattanaram Relax in the peaceful morning mist after the beauty of yesterday evening. St. Joseph Church This vividly colored building on the river bank was constructed out of an old base from the time of King Rama V. The first chapel was raised at the same time as the French village, during the reign of Somdet Phra Narai
From the Chedi Wat Sam Pluem roundabout along highway no. 3477, Ayutthaya – Bang Pa-In Wat Yai Chai Mongkol This was an important temple during the Ayutthaya period. It was the residence of Somdet Phra Wannarat, the monk dean of the Aranyawasee clergy. The primary feature of this temple is the large principle chedi that is believed to have been built by Phra Naresuan as a monument of the victory over Phra Maha Ubparaj of Hongsawadee. Therefore, the temple was named “Wat Yai Chai Mongkol
Phra Nakhon Sri Ayutthaya is the former capital city on the Chao Phraya River and a UNESCO World Heritage site of cultural significance. Ayutthaya has been in the annals of history for over 400 years with numerous stories of glory that have been passed down to the present. The city was once the hub of trade in Southeast Asia and there are many interesting things to learn from this wonderfully ancient city, from people of all walks of life to the unique forms of art. Historical Center