20120511 Wat Yai Chaimongkol Pano 7

Located near the heart of Thailand's ancient capital, Ayutthaya, Wat Yai Chaimongkol is a monastery built in the 13th century to serve spiritual health of the people of the kingdom, which once stretched to cover much of modern Burma, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. A large complex, Wat Yai Chaimongkol is dominated at its center by an impressive pagoda, which is flanked by dozens of beautiful sitting Buddhas, and a nearly 15-meter long reclining Buddha.

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20120511 Wat Yai Chaimongkol Pano 3

Located near the heart of Thailand's ancient capital, Ayutthaya, Wat Yai Chaimongkol is a monastery built in the 13th century to serve spiritual health of the people of the kingdom, which once stretched to cover much of modern Burma, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. A large complex, Wat Yai Chaimongkol is dominated at its center by an impressive pagoda, which is flanked by dozens of beautiful sitting Buddhas, and a nearly 15-meter long reclining Buddha.

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20120511 Wat Yai Chaimongkol Pano 8

Located near the heart of Thailand's ancient capital, Ayutthaya, Wat Yai Chaimongkol is a monastery built in the 13th century to serve spiritual health of the people of the kingdom, which once stretched to cover much of modern Burma, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. A large complex, Wat Yai Chaimongkol is dominated at its center by an impressive pagoda, which is flanked by dozens of beautiful sitting Buddhas, and a nearly 15-meter long reclining Buddha.

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20120511 Wat Yai Chaimongkol Pano 1

Located near the heart of Thailand's ancient capital, Ayutthaya, Wat Yai Chaimongkol is a monastery built in the 13th century to serve spiritual health of the people of the kingdom, which once stretched to cover much of modern Burma, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. A large complex, Wat Yai Chaimongkol is dominated at its center by an impressive pagoda, which is flanked by dozens of beautiful sitting Buddhas, and a nearly 15-meter long reclining Buddha.

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