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  Wat Mahathat (Ayutthaya)

 

Thailand

Wat Mahathat (fig.), a large monastery in Ayutthaya, is today a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the city's Historical Park.

 

It is best known for a Buddha head on its compound, that is grown over by tree roots (fig.).

 

  Wat Mahathat (Ayutthaya)

 

  Wat Mahathat (Ayutthaya)

 

This large monastery was probably built between 1374 and 1384 AD.

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