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Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan, Bangkok

Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan - Bangkok, Thailand
Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan
Boriphat Road, Bangkok, Thailand 10100Map
+66 2 694 1222
Neighborhood: Phra Nakorn
Overview

Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan is a Buddhist temple located at the foothills of the Phu Khao Thong (Golden Mount). The temple was built during the Ayutthaya era (1350-1767) and was refurbished by King Rama I during the 18th Century. The entire complex where the temple is housed was used as a crematorium for more than 100 years and was used as a dumping site during the epidemic in the early 19th Century. Today, the temple complex is marked by a stupa on top of the steep Phu Khao Thong. The Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan is also a venue for the annual temple fair that takes place in the month of November.

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