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Wat Rakhangkhositraram

Formerly known as Wat Bang Wa Yai, Wat Rakhangkhositraram Woramahavihan (Temple of the Bells) is situated on Arunammarin Road. The front of the temple is on the bank of the Chao Phraya River. This temple was built during the Ayutthaya period, later it was reconstructed and upgraded as a Royal Temple by King Tak Sin. The name "Wat Rakhang" which means "Temple of the Bells", is due to the discovery of a huge bell at this temple in the reign of King Rama I. This significant second category Royal Temple was the residence of many supreme patriarchs of the Rattankosin period including “Somdej Toah”, the highly respected monk in the reign of King Rama V. Things of note are the beautiful mural paintings in the ordination hall, the image hall and the bell tower.

Open: Daily from 08.00 hrs. - 17.00 hrs

Admission Fee: Free Entrance

Getting There:

SkyTrain to S6 Saphan Taksin Station (Silom Line), Take Exit 2 and go to Chao Phraya River Express Boat Pier.Take boat heading to Tha Tian Pier (N.9), Take across river ferry from Chang Pier to Wat Rakhang Pier.


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Phone: +66 2 418 1079

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