|WAT THA PHRA (วัดท่าพระ)
|Wat Tha Phra or the Monastery of the Landing of the Monk was located off the city
island in the eastern area of Ayutthaya in Phai Ling Sub-district.
Wat Tha Phra stood opposite Wat Nang Kham near the mouth of Khlong Kudi Dao and
on the north bank of Khlong Kramang.
There are no visible traces remaining of this monastery at ground level.
Its historical background and period of construction are unknown.
The site is indicated on a 1993 and a 2007 Fine Arts Department map. On the
2007 map the site is named Wat Tha Sai (วัดท่าทราย). Some remains of the temple
were excavated by the Fine Arts Department (FAD) in geographical coordinates: 14° 21'
25.57" N, 100° 35' 29.41" E.
|Text & maps by Tricky Vandenberg - April 2009
Updated July 2011, December 2015
|(Detail of a 1993 Fine Arts Department map -
Courtesy Khun Supot Prommanot, Director of the 3th
Regional Office of Fine Arts)
|(Detail of a 2007 Fine Arts Department GIS map -
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Department - 3th Region)