Sights & Attractions
DailyOperating time: 08.00 - 16.30
Mu 13, Tambon Bang Muang, Amphoe Bang Yai, Nonthaburi
Category : Temple
Attraction Details :
Wat Amphawan from the late Ayutthaya period was formerly called Wat Bang Muang. The most striking feature is a wooden scripture hall in the middle of a pond. This most complete example of Thai architecture has 2 rooms. Some of the features of the hall are wooden bars, a two-tiered roof covered with earthen tiles and woodcarving with exquisite designs. The entrance door is primed with gold leaves, the mullion is crafted into flowers and gourds, above the doors are birds on each side, and beyond them the radiant sun and moon are depicted. At the rear, a tray on a pedestal and wooden Buddha images are housed.
- The 5-minute ride on a long tail boat from Bang Yai District Office can make the journey.By Car Driving on Bang Bua Thong-Taling Chan outer ring road, turn left at Tambon Bang Muang.
How to get there :
It takes only 5 minutes by the long-tailed boat from the pier in front of Amphoe Bang Yai Office.
- Take Bang Bua Thong-Talingchan Outter ring road, and then turn left at Tambon Bang Muang if coming by car