The Historic City of Ayutthaya is UNESCO World Heritage Site and the ancient capital of Thailand.
Wat Lokayasutharam consists of a group of ruined pillars and a large reclining Buddha image out in the open.
What to see
The reclining Buddha statue is made of brick covered with plaster and is about 42 meters long. Vendors in front sell the flowers and incense required to make an offering to the image.
The temple is on the west side of the island. Hire a bicycle at the guesthouse area on Soi 2, pick up a map at the tourist office near the intersection of Sri Sanphet Road and Rotchana Road, cross the canal near the elephant camp on Pa Thon Road and then head north beside the water.