Wat Saman Rattanaram formerly known as Wat Mai Khun Saman is a Hindu Ganesh temple located in Bang Kaeo district of Chachoengsao in Central Thailand, at just a one-hour drive from Bangkok.

Wat Saman Rattanaram hosts the biggest Reclining Ganesha statue in Thailand and the world and also giant Chinese Guanyin Goddess statues, ‘almost alive’ Buddhist monks statues and a golden Buddha image. The impressive pink Ganesha elephant statue is 16 meters high and 22 meters long. Indian music playing on the background.

Very close to Wat Saman Rattanaram’s temple compound there is also a floating market selling a variety of food, souvenirs and clothing.

A must see if you come to visit Chachoengsao.

Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
Tel: +66 81 983 0400

Photos courtesy of Theerawat Sangprakarn, Paul Trafford, Richard Barton and Pixabay.

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