Wat Rakhang – Temple of the Bells, Bangkok

Wat Rakhang Kositaram Woramahaviharn (วัด ระฆังโฆสิตาราม วรมหาวิหาร) also known as “The Temple of The Bells” is a Buddhist temple located in the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok Noi district, in the the heart of the old Bangkok, Thailand. Wat Rakhang was built during the Ayutthaya period and its ubosot was built Continue Reading

Wat Prang Luang, Nonthaburi

Wat Prang Luang (วัดปรางค์หลวง) is an ancient Buddhist temple in Bang Yai District, Nonthaburi province, Thailand. The temple was constructed during the reign of King U-thong (อู่ทอง) also known as King Ramathibodi I during the Ayutthaya period. Wat Prang Luang’s main Buddha image is called Luang Por U-Thong and it’s located at the ordination hall Continue Reading

Phra Prang Sam Yod (Monkey Temple), Lopburi

Prasat Phra Prang Sam Yod (พระปรางค์สามยอด) or “Monkey Temple”, is a Khmer-style temple located in Lop Buri, Central Thailand. The temple comprises 3 “prangs” linked to one another by a corridor. During the reign of King Narai the Great, the complex was changed as a Buddhist temple. Previously inside and actually outside, the temple hosts Continue Reading

Chedi Phra Sri Suriyothai, Ayutthaya

Suriyothai was queen during the early part of the reign of King Maha Chakkraphat amid the Ayutthaya kingdom from 1548 to 1568 (2091 to 2106 Buddhist Era). A memorial chedi for Queen Suriyothai Chedi Phra Sri Suriyothai (เจดีย์พระศรีสุริโยทัย) is a memorial chedi to Queen Suriyothai built by King Maha Chakkraphat in her honor. King Maha Continue Reading