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The former name of this monastery was Wat Phra Merurachikaram. Located on the bank of Khlong Sabua opposite the Grand Palace, the date of construction is unknown. The Ubosot design is of very old typical Thai style. The most interesting objects are the principal Buddha image, fully decorated in regal attire, and another ancient buddha image made of black stone in the small Wihan.
- In 1491, Wat Phra Si Sanphet was located inside the compound of the Grand Palace-the…
- Phra Mongkhon Bophit, a large bronze cast Buddha image, was originally enshrined outside the Grand…
- Though founded in 1369, the ruins of Wat Phra Ram date mostly from its restoration in the…