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Wat Worachet  
วัดวรเชษฐ์  
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 Description:   Wat Worachet is often confused with a monastery sharing a similar name that is located directly on the city island. Wat Worachet can still be classified as a restored ruin. The ancient monastery has many impressive structures, which have been restored by the Fine Arts Department. The primary structure is it large Khmer-style prang. The reappearance of the Khmer-style prang is often accredited to King Prasat Thong, who was sparked by the end of a Buddhist millennial year. Royal Chronicles mention Wat Worachet as early as 1663-1564. The army of the Phraya of Bassein erected a stockade in the vicinity during a invasion by Burmese troops. Wat Worachet is also a likely site of the infamous Picnic Incident in which two Dutch traders were nearly executed. It is also believed by some scholars that King Naresuan's ashes were interned at this temple after an elaborate ceremony involving monks of the forest sect.
The interesting place of this temple is the hall of scriptures next to the Chao Phraya river.
 
 Province   Ayutthaya  Direction:      
 District   A. Mueang    
 City   Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya  Comments:    Official Web:    
 Genre   Historic      Related links:   https://ayutthaya-hi  
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 Entry fee   Free     GPS :   14.35233, 100.53164    
                     
                     
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