Wat Mahathat, in Ayutthaya, is one of the places you have to visit .Today in ruins, it was built in the 14th century, even before Ayutthaya became the capital of the kingdom of Siam.It is believed to had been the spiritual center and stage of religious and non-religious ceremonies before they started to take place at the Wat Phra Si Sanphet temple.
Here you can walk through a vast area with ruins and find the emblematic head of Buddha, wrapped in the roots of a tree.This figure is highly revered and any act that may be considered disrespectful could put you in trouble.
Opening Hours: 9am to 6pm (every day);
Entrance fee: 50 Bath;
Location and how to get there: Ayutthaya Historical Park. From Rojana Road, turn right onto Chikun Road and continue straight on until Naresuan Road.