Came here right before going to Sam Yod... What very different experiences! No monkeys here, and hardly any people either- I think there were six of us altogether, and the place is large enough that I only saw them from afar. It was a nice, serene stroll amongst lovely ruins.
This temple is very big and a must visit place of the town. Opposite to the train station. However, the information on the sign is faded and have to get info from the brochure or other sources.
After coming from the monkey temple up the road we thought this would be a similar size. We spent at least thirty minutes walking around taking pictures of the ruins and headless buddha statues. Not much shade in the 40c sweltering heat but still nice, only 50baht to get in and just across the road from the train station. Recommend... 更多
Superb. You can see different Chedi and Prang, and the architectonical styles varying from early Mon/Burmese style to late Ayutthaya style, through typical Angkor style. No monkeys or stray dogs luckily, but the competent authorities should definitely take care of renovating the very old and somewhere missing explicative panels, possibly providing some English lines.
It's great to come here as you can explore the ruins for free. There was also a festival/ ritual held here (I am not entirely sure what it was) in the evening which was a great experience. Plus there are no monkeys (living in Lopburi you can come to hate them)
Wat Mahathat is a nice open area to enjoy with many pillars as well as spires and monuments. It also is nice that you don't need to worry about monkeys. Plenty of photo ops.
This temple has historical significance dating back to the reign of King Narai. It is conveniently located right across the Lopburi train station and within walking distance to other tourist attractions like the King Narai palace. Plenty of photo opportunities and admiration of ancient art. There are no monkeys here so nothing to worry about if you are not an... 更多