Ayutthaya Historical Park

Phra Mongkhon Bophit

Thai: วิหารพระมงคลบพิตร
Alternative Names: Vihara Phra Mongkhon Bophit
Nearby Attractions: Wat Ratchaburana
Address: นเรศวร ประตูชัย Thanon Naresuan, Tambon Pratuchai, Amphoe Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Chang Wat Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000
Province: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Region: Central Thailand

Phra Mongkhon Bophit is a major Buddhist temple in Ayutthaya. Built during the reign of King Chairachathira, Phra Mongkhon Bophit is one of the largest bronze Buddha image in the attitude of subduing which previously sitting outdoors at Wat Chichiang but was moved indoors here by King Song Tham.

In the reign of King Rama V (1992), Phraya Boranratchathanin restored the broken parts of the image with mortar and the wilhara was built to cover the image in 1956.

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