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Ranked #869 of 2,418 Attractions in Thailand
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- Jan 5, 2013
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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

About 90 minutes away from Bangkok, in neighboring Chachoengsao province sits Wat Sathon upon a river. There are a few complexes here but the most impressive sight is the magnificent silver and gold temple. Weekends and Buddhist days are especially crowed with faithfuls offering 100 boiled eggs each - as is the tradition in this temple. Photographers are advised to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

I had never heard of this temple before but it's not far from Bangkok and Chonburi. This temple is very famous with thai budhists. If you see them carrying bags of eggs it is for the monks to bless and then they are eaten for good luck! At the weekends it does get very busy and there is a lot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011

Wat Sothon Wararam Woraviharn or Wat Hong is a beautiful temple which is understood to be the oldest temple in Chachoengsao. It was built in the reign of the late Krung Sri Ayudhaya time. There is the famous Buddha in this temple, "Luang Por Sothorn". This Buddha is the symbol of Chachoengsao, and is revered by local residents, which are... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

Rode to the city on a Harley, which was great fun in itself. The trip leader said that Chachoengsao was one of his favourite places as it has not yet become 'homogenised' like many other Thai cities. There are plenty of amazing views and stop offs on the way, so get your sat nav out and find a roundabout journey.... More

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