Sights & Attractions
DailyOperating time: 20.00 - 04.00
Wat Matchimawat or Wat Khlang Wat Matchimawat or Wat Khlang
On Sai Buri Road, Amphoe Mueang, Songkhla
Tel. 0 7423 1055, 0 7423 8518, 0 7424 3747
Category : Temple
Attraction Details :
Wat Matchimawat or Wat Klang considered as the most important temple in Songkhla. Built over 400 year ago during the Ayutthaya period, it was believed that the millionaire of Songkhla named Yai Si Chan the large amount of money for the constructionand firstly named Wat Yai Sri Chan. Later on, Wat Liep was built in the north together with Wat Pho in the south, people then changed the named to Wat Klang (klang refers to middle) or Wat Matchmawat regarding to its current position. The temple also has Phattharasin Museum that collects artifacts gathered from various places such as Songkhla, Sathing Phra and Ranot.