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Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan
Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan

Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

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Operating time: 08.00 - 17.00

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    Mu 2 Tambon Ho Rattanatrai, Amphoe Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

    Tel. +66 3524 6076-7

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Category : Temple

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Formerly known as “Wat Thong,” the temple was constructed by the father of King Rama I in the Ayutthaya period. After crowned as the first king of the Rattanakosin period, King Rama I re-established and renamed the temple “Wat Suwan Dararam” as a memorial to his parents. The temple’s ubosot (Ordination Hall) features late-Ayutthaya style while inside sees fresco paintings about Lord Buddha and Hindu belief while the vihan (lecture/ordination hall) features fresco paintings about King Naresuan and his victory. Another attraction is Thaen Phra Si Maha Pho, which is  a platformed carved in a lotus shape supporting the sacred Bodhi tree, the shoot of which was brought from India by King Rama IV. 

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Use the same route as Chanthara Kasem National Museum, turn right at the T-junction for another 1 kilometre.

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