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Wat Yai Chom Prasat
Wat Yai Chom Prasat

Samut Sakhon

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Operating time: 08.00 - 16.30

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This 400 year-old temple was likely constructed during the reign of King Maha Chakkraphat, in the Ayutthaya period. Later on during the reign of King Rama V, the king named it “Wat Yai Sakhon Buri” and established its status as a royal temple.

The ancient shrine hall, made of bricks and cement, has a base curved in the shape of the bottom of a barge, an important symbol in ancient Thailand, which was once dominated by water transport. The arches of the doors and windows are elaborately decorated with stucco reliefs. There are also wood-carved panels on the doors and windows of the prayer hall in the pattern of flowers, trees, mountains, animals and people. The designs are in the Chinese style of art, beautifully engraved in sharp relief in wood. The Fine Arts Department registered the temple as a national ancient monument in 1936.

The temple is situated in Tambon Tha Chin, 4 kilometers from the center of the province. To get there, take Highway No. 35 (Thon Buri-Pak Tho Road) at Km. 31 at the foot of the Tha Chin Bridge. The temple is open daily from 8.00 am-4.30 pm.

 

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It can be accessible by taking Highway No. 35 (Thon Buri - Pak Tho Road) at Km. 31 at the foot of the Tha Chin Bridge.

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