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Situated towards nothern Ayutthaya, The King Naresuan Monument was constructed after being sanctioned by Her Majesty Queen Sirikit in memory of the bravery of King Naresuan. One of the most revered monarchs in Thai history of Thailand, King Naresuan, also known as 'Naresuan the Great' or 'Sanphet II' is said to have freed the Ayutthaya kingdom from Burmese control. Surrounded by lush green parks and a reservoir, the monument houses the King Naresuan museum as well.
The King Naresuan Monument can be easily seen from Highway 309. Known for his military accomplishments and pivotal role in asserting independence for the Siamese from the Burmese, this monument in his memory was completed in 1999. The location of the monument stands where many battles took place against the Burmese, thus acts as an emblem of Thai pride. Created by sculptor Chin Prasang The King Naresuan monument is made of marble and metal showcases. There are also many rooster statues here symbolising the bet between King Naresuan and a Burmese Prince.