Wat Ratchaburana is an ancient temple of Phitsanulok. It has been believed that the temple was constructed during Sukhothai period. Somdej Phraboromtrailoknart is the one who gave the temple a name ‘Ratchaburana’ and this name has been used until today. As this temple is an ancient temple, there are many interesting yet beautiful ancient remains and antiques left at the area.The sanctuary: It was all made of bricks and cement. It lies nearby the chedi. There are nine rooms were divided inside the building and the roof was built in a Sukhothai art style as there are three levels of roof piled up on each other. Inside the sanctuary, there are laterite pillars, principle Buddha images and mural paintings on the wall. These mural paintings were drawn by an artist from King Rama IV reign. But, presently, the rain made the murals faded away. But, the department of fine arts sent out artisans to renovate them in 1993.The royal chedi: It is in a round shape with Lanka style. It lies on an octagon base and it is enclosed by the little chedi all around. The royal chedi was renovated by the department of fine arts in 1990. If you stand at the other side of the river, you still can spot the stunning view of the royal chedi of Wat Ratchaburana. The ubosot: It lies nearby the tripitaka hall. The entrance gates of the ubosot are made of carved wood. There are mural paintings of Rammakian story all over on the wall of the Ubosot. But, nowadays, most of them were faded away as the time goes by. Besides, the sermon hall in a monastery is where the ash of the Buddha placed. Also, inside the sermon hall ,there is a corner that was set up as a museum for any visitors to check out. Any visitors who interested to buy the small Buddha image of Phra Nangpaya can find the Buddha image selling at the sermon hall as well. The boat that King Rama V rode on during his trip to Phitsanulok was placed here at the temple and it has been said that anyone pass through under this boat will meet all the good things in life.Visitors can come over by driving from the district office and cross Naraesuan Bridge. You will spot a chedi of the temple on your right. Keep going straight and make a U-turn under the bridge nearby Topland Plaza. Then, turn left to Buddhabucha road and you will spot the temple entrance gate on the left of Naraesuan Bridge.