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Small but astonishing church. The architecture, wooden bench, interior painting & ornaments threw me back a hundred years. I first saw it when riding boat along Chao Pray river & decided to visit. I was glad I did.
This is about a 1km walk from Hua Lamphong MRT station.
Enter via the school entrance, off to the right of where you think it should be.
A relaxing atmosphere and beautiful stained glass windows.
The whole thing is beautifully decorated.
Recommended for a visit.
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