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Quiet Wat for some good meditation time

Quiet Wat. Wat in remembrance of the Monk presiding this Wat. There are videos of the Monk at the... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
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Interesting when in the area

It'a pleasant enough monastery, you can observe people living everyday life there. We saw little... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Quiet Wat. Wat in remembrance of the Monk presiding this Wat. There are videos of the Monk at the Wat and some history. Close to the Mon village. Quite few Wats around.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank prasey
Reviewed February 19, 2018

It'a pleasant enough monastery, you can observe people living everyday life there. We saw little boys-monks, which was interesting. Very quiet place, some beautiful buildings. It is spread between two parts, so on hot day might be a challenge walking.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ch0cbr0wnie
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

An interesting place to visit, quite a large site and a reflection of the different cultures and information on local history dedicated to Luangpho Ajahn Tala Uttama the Mon monk who set up the temple and is still highly respected by the local people. He...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kiwisflythecoop
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

The original Wat Wang Wiwekaram is semi-submerged in the dam and being refer to the Underwater Temple. The present Wat Wang Wiwekaram Temple had been inspired by Luang Pho Uttama to rebuild on higher land. Visitors should find time to see both temples and appreciate...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank CharnP_13
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

This Wat is famous for the monk Luang Phaw Uttama who was born in Burma but fled to Thailand during a war and eventually built the Wat in Sangkhlaburi. He was also responsible for construction of the famous Mon Wooden Bridge in Sangkhlaburi. He championed...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank MinickL
Reviewed April 17, 2016

วัดวังก์วิเวการาม หรือ วัดหลวงพ่ออุตตมะ A respected citizen of Thailand , including the Mon , Karen and Burmese. Building with art Myanmar. You can see a marble of Buddha images and mammoth ivory.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Knot_Blueblood
Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

wondering if i can arrive at this place on the right time or not. This was good place, i did not came inside because i decide to went to the old temple by boat. but on my way to old temple, i saw this amazing...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank misslynnbunny
Reviewed October 4, 2015

Fascinating example of a Buddhist Temple with some clear links to other cultures and their celebrations - always take your shoes off if you enter

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank timinphuket
Reviewed March 28, 2015

This complex was the home of Abbot Uttama who was well-regarded by the King of Thailand. This is a Mon temple, and the Thais credit the Mon people with introducing Buddhism into Thailand ages ago. When Abbot Uttama died, a new abbot was appointed, and...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Nonnie C
Reviewed March 4, 2015

Puttakaya pagoda more attractive and amazing.and is 3km wali from mon village.it have riverside view!

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank garfil J
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