Queen Suriyothai Monument
Set in the heart of seemingly endless greenery, the Queen Suriyothai Monument is an iconic landmark erected to honour the heroic acts of Queen Suriyothai - the royal who gave up her life in battle for her husband.
The monument is a commanding attraction in Ayutthaya – seeing the strong depiction of the late queen in her statue can make anyone curious about her. Not only is Queen Suriyothai Monument a place of historical significance – its beauty is breathtaking as well. It is surrounded by lush greenery and a large lake that provide the place its signature relaxing ambiance. Visit this place if you want to learn more about Ayutthaya’s colourful past. You can also stop by here for some quiet time. On weekdays, families gather here for activities. Weekends usually mean empty grounds – come to visit if you want to enjoy the place by yourself.
The Queen Suriyothai Monument is located in Ban Mai Subdistrict, Ayutthaya.
Opening Days and Hours
The place is open daily from 8:30 to 16:30.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance to this attraction is completely free.
How to Get There
- Board a train from Bangkok to Ayutthaya.
- You can also take a taxi from Bangkok to Ayutthaya.
- If you’re interested in a tour, you can avail of the Thai River Cruise which offers boat cruises from Bangkok to Chao Phraya. This tour makes a stop at Ayutthaya.
- Take a taxi to Queen Suriyothai Monument.
- Solo travelers/backpackers
Time to Spend
Suggested duration in this attraction is 1 to 2 hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The park only has limited shade. The best time to go is between 8:30 to 10:00 and 15:00 to 16:30.
For food, you can head to 29 Steak, Baan Khun Phra, Chai Nam, Krua Baan U-Thong, Malakor, and Tony’s Place.
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For accommodations, you can choose from The Park, Tony’s Place, Busaba, Ban U Thong, Ayutthaya Retreat, and Krungsri River Hotel. Rates range from USD 25 to USD 80.