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Wat Thewarat Kunchorn Worawiharn

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Address: Soi Sri Ayudhaya 21,Sri Ayudhaya Road,Wachira Phayaban,Dusit, Bangkok, Thailand
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Wat Thewarat Kunchorn Worawiharn is a large and colourful Buddhist temple at the end of Phitsanoluk Road in Bangkok's Dusit District, close to the banks of the Chao Phaya... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
David B
Rayong, Thailand
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Rayong, Thailand
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Wat Thewarat Kunchorn Worawiharn is a large and colourful Buddhist temple at the end of Phitsanoluk Road in Bangkok's Dusit District, close to the banks of the Chao Phaya River. The original temple, much smaller than today's sprawling complex, was built in the Ayutthaya Period in the 17th Century. During the reign of King Rama IV (King Mongkut) the temple... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

Located by the Chao Phraya River near Si Ayuthaya Street, this is a Royal temple built during the Ayutheya era. Architecturally beautiful temple, there is an 11 foot tall Buddha bronze statue covered with gold in the prayer hall. The temple hosts a yearly ceremony known as 'Krop Sian' where a sacred Buddha's bone relic is placed on devotees head... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 22 May 2015

Beautiful temple, and good place to feed fish, there are a lot of fish in Chao Phaya river, really enjoy feeding them.

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Reviewed 26 April 2015

This is one of the smallest and most abandoned temples during my visit of almost 10 Wat's around Bangkok. As Wat Saket is a must be (top 4 in my list) this small temple is walking distance from there. It consists of 2 temples: one with a small marble Buddha and the second one with a mid size golden Buddha

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When wandering around the Dusit Palace grounds, you'd almost forget you're still in a Southeast-Asian city. The Renaissance-style buildings and leafy gardens wouldn't be out of place in an European capital, and the serenity here is in stark contrast with the chaotic city life outside of its complex walls. Dusit is one of Bangkok's oldest districts, and while the rest of Bangkok is modernising at a rapid pace, Dusit seems to have stood the test of time. Come here to find family businesses in traditional shophouses, small-scale local markets and streets unfazed by modern city life.
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