Where : Ban Bat, Khet Pomprabsattruphai, Bangkok
Category : Travel / Attractions
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Wat Sakesa Rajaworamahavihara or Wat Saket, the Royal Temple (the second rank) is one of the important temples along with the establishment of Bangkok City. It was built in the period of Ayutthaya, originally named “Wat Sakae”, King Rama I has ordered to renovate, dug a canal around the temple and named: Wat Saket. King Rama III has renovated once and created the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong.
Motto: “Create auspicious vision"
Offerings: 9 incense sticks, 1 candle and 3 lotuses
How to go :
Buses number: 15, 7, 48, 508,8
What / Why :
Wat Sakesa Rajaworamahavihara or Wat Saket is a royal temple of the second rank and is also one of the temples of importance in the establishment of Bangkok. It was built in the Ayutthaya era and originally known as “Wat Sakae”. King Rama I later ordered for its renovation and dug a canal around the temple and renamed it as Wat Saket. Later in the reign of King Rama III, it was renovated again in which time the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong was created. However, the Golden Mount collapsed as a result of the soft soil which could not support its weight. Later, King IV built a small chedi on its crest that was completed in the reign of King Rama V.
• The Ubosot that has mural paintings.
• Ho Trai created in the art of the Ayutthaya period.
Tips for Visiting the Buddhist temple
1. Please wear proper clothing when entering Buddhist temple; shorts, sleeveless, and slippers are unacceotable.
2. Women are not allowed to touch the monk and monk's robes and hand any object directly to the monk.
3. Please remove your shoes and hat (if any) when entering Ubosot or Wihan.
4. For healthy reason, smoking is prohibitedin public places including temple or religious site.
For More Information :
Site : http://www.9wat.net
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