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This temple complex is very easily accessible by both car/BTS sky train(wutthakat station) , hiding in the small lane crossing the ditch with green trees. Coming from BTS , I reached the beautiful monastery with extravagant painted doors , and then walking through the main temple ground with Luang Po To. At the main entrance on Thoedthai road, there are...
Sacred & Religious Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
"the only dead-Buddha statue in Thailand"
reviewed January 24, 2020 by Keith22jukjuk
This small temple in Thonburi is special for two reasons: First, in the building closest to the entrance gate is a statue of Buddha lying dead, covered in a yellow silk cloth, before his cremation.
This repose is known in Thai as Tawai Phra Ploeng.
Also, there's a shrine to the celebrated general, Phraya Pichai, who was also the governor...
Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings
reviewed January 25, 2020 by Keith22jukjuk
This temple has been allowed to age, to decay.
In this sense, it's so unlike all the royally affiliated and countless other temples which are awash in funds, in the vain endeavors of donors and the hordes of "Buddhists" who seem entirely unconnected to or ignorant of the fundamental point of their creed, which is that materialism and attachment are...
The Hotel Staffs are very nice and helpful. Rooms are spacious and comfortable.
Location not central, but MRT just a few steps away. Below hotel there are Macdonald's, Convenient Store and Pharmacy.
Downside are the lifts and Breakfast.
Lifts - during Morning and evenings, it is very packed with tour groups members, had to walk down the stairs several times....