Buddha enshrined in the roots of Wat Mahathat

Quite a few theories exist behind the Buddha head. Entwined in a tree as if it is partially swallowed by the vast network of roots, it is located at one of Ayutthaya’s main temple ruins – the Wat Mahathat.
Whatever the story may be, it remains an awesome sight for first-time visitors to this UNESCO-protected capital of the former Siam Kingdom.

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