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This temple was located very close to Saphan Taksin BTS, less than 5 minutes on foot, and was uniquely beautiful. We were there while people was gathering to pour water on the monks on the second day of Songkran - such an amazing experience.
You can find this boat shaped temple near the Sathorn Pier. It was built during the Ayutthaya period. As the city grew so did the temple. The trade between Siam and China kept expanding and by King Rama III’s time the traditional Chinese junk boats...More
I am not really impressed by Thai Buddhist temples anymore, I just saw too many. I still admire the beauty of the architecture and the colourful design, but it is not that special anymore when seeing them on a daily basis for a long time....More
Wat Yannawa is a temple located along the Chao Phraya River. It’s also located about 5 minutes from the Saphan Taksin BTS station. It’s free to go in.
What’s unique about this temple is that there is a boat located inside the complex.
A very old temple which was formerly a stable for buffaloes, it has a new metal structure over the top protecting it. Clearly in need of a lot of renovation there is not a lot to see from the outside. A concrete Chinese style junk...More
So, my friend who lives in Bangkok attends this temple so I got a first hand view of it today. There is a boat shaped building but it is NOT the temple. It strictly a physical metaphor that is associated with prosperity. We went into...More
This is a temple that looks like a Chinese Fishing Junk and seems to be associated with prosperity and trade.....nearby is a monument to 108 Chinese (merchants or monks) who perished at sea (storm or pirates)....it is not clear but there is a memorial.