Sights & Attractions
Samut PrakanOperating day:
DailyOperating time: 06.00 - 17.00
Wat Protketchettharam -
Thanon Song Tham, Tambon Song Kanong, Amphoe Mueang, Samut Prakan
Category : Temple
Attraction Details :
Known among the locals as this temple is the only Thai-Buddhism in Phra Pradaeng community where the rest is the Mon-Buddhism sect. Built by Phraya Phetphichai during the reign of King Rama II, the unique characters of this temple is the architectural characteristic on its roof which is covered with ancient Mon ceramic tiles while the temple roof has none. The front of the main building, ubosot, too, is worth the visit for the stucco adorned with vine lines and decorated with ancient porcelain and ceramic pieces. Inside the building is the cast metal Buddha image in the gesture of subduing Mara.