Wat Matchimawat (Wat Klang)

Wat Matchimawat (Wat Klang), Songkhla

Wat Matchimawat (Wat Klang)

Wat Matchimawat (Wat Klang)
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This large and dramatic temple, located in the heart of the old city, houses a branch of the National Museum.
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boonphob
Alor Setar, Malaysia101 contributions
Friends
I considered very lucky to have a chance to visit this temple which was built very long ago. In the shrine hall, the drawing was really artistic and very beautiful.
Written March 5, 2019
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Huang Wzhong
481 contributions
Solo
Wat Matchimawat (or Wat Klang) has considered as the essential monastery in Songkhla town.

It was believed that Wat klang was built firstly, Later on, Wat Liep was built in the north together with Wat Pho was built in the south, then a local community people has changed the named to Wat Klang (klang refers to middle,similar as Matchima).

Not only the beautiful ancient building structure, this temple also has a Museum that has collected the precious ancient artifacts gathered from various places around this area.

definitely worth for visiting place.
Written June 14, 2018
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ThaiChineseMalaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia19 contributions
In thailand there are mainly two practices for buddhism monks one is Maha Nikaya and the other is Dharmmayuttika Nikaya.
Written December 22, 2017
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Weerapong C
Hat Yai, Thailand8 contributions
i visit this place in 2007 as interested by description in guidebook. this temple can trace back since hundred years ago. there's the site that show painting of thai hermit peform yoga. THis attracts me. but when i arrived. it's almost abandoned. no proper preservation. the site took by homeless people. i didn't set foot at that place anymore.
Written April 14, 2012
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Mark D
Penang Island, Malaysia1,301 contributions
Couples
This probably Songkla's most interesting Buddhist Temple and grounds-- but also its most frustrating! The frustration relates to the infrequency of its being open to Buddhists as well as visitors!! The architecture and colour are impressive-- and the "Temple grounds" can captivate one's attention! It is very well worth a visit!!
Written November 2, 2017
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cheongzw
Singapore45 contributions
Friends
The paintings in the shrine were amazing and beautiful. Some trees and pavilion nearby provided much needed shade. Peaceful place
Written October 2, 2018
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KGB777
Singapore, Singapore41,727 contributions
Solo
This is perhaps the most attractive of the temples located in Songhkla and is well worth a visit when you're there. It's easily accessible on foot from the old town and combined with a visit to the old town. Seems to have been recently restored and is relatively well maintained.
Written February 21, 2018
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lbc20142015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia8 contributions
Family
Impressive aritecture but lack of maintenance I think, looks untidy the day we visited.
Cozy windy day with blue sky, was very relaxing spot for us. Because it was closed, we were able to enjoy the garden with the dogs and building aritecture only!
Written July 11, 2016
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jeff1955malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia4,930 contributions
Solo
it is located in the old town of songkla. it has really beautiful aritecture. the pillars and the golden colour makes this temple attractive. it was closed at the time of my visit.
Written February 18, 2016
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Kabir O
Songkhla18 contributions
One of the most beautiful temples in Songkhla with outstanding wall paintings in the main vihara. However, the only time I had a chance to see them was when I chanced upon a monk performing some prayers inside. Other than that it is always closed. Once I asked a key holding monk to open it for me and friends, but he was too busy. There's is also a small museum hosting some ancient Buddhist relics, but I have never had any luck to find it open. But the park around the temple is nice and quiet, with a peaceful ambience.
Written April 28, 2014
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