Wat Yai Chaimongkon is an ancient temple believed to be built during the reign of King U-Thong was, according to the legend, was given a grand renovation in the reign of King Naresuan the Great.
The renovation included the construction of the giant Chedi Chai Mongkol to celebrate his victory over Burma and store “victory spell.”
The pagoda is so large it’s easily seen from faraway locations.
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Article Title: Wat Yai Chaimongkon : Ayutthaya, Thailand
Short Description: Wat yai chai mongkhon is a Buddhist temple in Ayutthaya, Thailand. The ubosot (buddhist temple) and vihara (monastery) have their rear sections extended through the gallery. The satellite stupas of varied structural forms and contemporary with the main stupa are lined up outside the gallery.
Author: Ruang-Ampon Buniad
Publisher - Orgnization: Asia Travel Gate
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