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Don’t be fooled by the modern facade, this temple was built in 1324 AD. Was also visited by the famous chinese admiral Zheng He some years later. The gigantic golden buddha is imposing. Also a functioning temple for locals and tourists
Once you enter the premises of Wat Phanan Choeng, you will see many people waiting to go into the main hall to pay respect to the main Buddha, LP To. The statue of LP To is a majestic one and it almost filled up the...More
A renovated wat that contains a large seated Buddha.
It is atmospheric and would recommend buying some lotus flowers and incense sticks before you enter. You will have the opportunity to light a candle and three incense sticks at the entrance and place flowers with...More
This Buddha sits 19.5 metres tall, and is quite the spectacle. But there's plenty of other things going on at this temple, too. There are all sorts of activities for making wishes or bringing good luck, and even just the style of the temple is...More
8 Wat P(h)anun Choeng
One of the 8 WATS on my LIST (See Ayutthaya Historical Park review) and one of 3 WATS on BOAT TRIP
1st boat trip stop to see GOLDEN Buddha
Usual dresscode for temples (Cover knees and shoulders)
Well-maintained functioning temple...More