Wat Thep Thong Chai in Samut Sakhon

Wat Thep Thong Chai (วัดเทพธงชัย) is a beautiful Buddhist temple located near Ban Samae Dam in Samut Sakhon province, Bangkok Metropolitan Area. This temple is used as place of worship as well as a site to perform ordination ceremonies for novice Buddhist monks. Address: 1 Mueang Samut Sakhon District, Samut Sakhon 74000, Thailand Tel: +66 Continue Reading

Wat Bang Phra – The Daily Tattoos Temple in Nakhon Pathom

Wat Bang Phra (วัดบางพระ) is a unconventional Buddhist temple famous for the daily tattoos given by monks. This wat is situated about 50 km from Bangkok in Nakhon Pathom Province. It is the most popular place in Thailand to get a genuine, traditional and artistic Sakyant tattoo from a Buddhist monk. Buddhism and tattoos As Continue Reading

Kuang-Im Chapel on The River Kwai, Kanchanaburi

The Kuang-Im Chapel is a new and unfinished Chinese-style Buddhist temple located on the banks of The River Kwai, very close to The Bridge on the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi, Thailand. This colorful temple hosts a huge Chinese Goddess of Mercy statue and several bronze statues and marble dragon sculptures within its gardens. If you’re Continue Reading

Wat Bang Phli Yai Nai in Samut Prakan

Wat Bang Phli Yai Nai (วัดบางพลีใหญ่ใน) is a beautiful Buddhist temple located near Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport in Samut Prakan province. The temple was built in honor to King Naresuan the Great, who ruled the Kingdom of Siam from 1590 until his death in 1605, and to commemorate the defeat of the Burmese soldiers who invaded Continue Reading

Wat Bowonniwet Vihara Rajavaravihara, Bangkok

Wat Bowonniwet Vihara Rajavaravihara (วัดบวรนิเวศวิหารราชวรวิหาร) or Wat Bowon Niwet Wihan Ratchaworawihan, is home of the Thammayut Nikaya school of Thai Theravada Buddhism and a beautiful Buddha, the Phra Puttha Chinasi (พระพุทธชินสีห์) shaped in 1357. This major Buddhist temple is situated in Phra Nakhon district of Bangkok, Thailand. A royal temple His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej Continue Reading

Loha Prasat at Wat Ratchanadda, Bangkok

Loha Prasat (โลหะปราสาท) in the grounds of Wat Ratchanaddaram (วัดราชนัดดาราม) also called Wat Ratchanatdaram Worawihan, is a impressive Buddhist temple of uncommon architecture in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok, near Khao San Road. This majestic temple is also known as “The Metal Castle” because its tall structure with 37 metal spires, symbolizing the 37 virtues of Continue Reading