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Wat Yai Suwannaram

  • Phongsunyia Rd. Map It
  • Phetchaburi
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 03/08/2013

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Built during the Ayutthaya period by skilled craftsman, Wat Yai Suwannaram has a 300-year-old painting in its main hall, a library on stilts above a fishpond (to deter termites), and an ax mark above one of the temple doors, said to have been left by a Burmese invader.

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Phongsunyia Rd., less than half a mile after crossing the river, Phetchaburi, 13170, Thailand

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  • Daily 5 am–6 pm

Updated 03/08/2013


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