"Pichaiyaat temple" Wat Phitchaya Yatikaram Tip by pattayaraj

Wat Phitchaya Yatikaram, Bangkok: 1 reviews and 5 photos

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Or so called Pichaiyatigaram temple,it was a ruin temple ,then King Rama III 's officer came for renovation on 2384 B.E. and the King gave this present name.This temple have a complete plan when climb up to the main Prang ,you 'll see all temple view.
Must see things :
-The big 3 prangs on a high base . The center prang stands as principal and housed 4 sitting buddha images facing to 4 directions.Inside 2 smalls prang,on the East housed Phra Sri Ariya and Bhodisattava statue and the West housed the model of 4 layers Buddha footprints.
-Ubosot ,built in King Rama III 's reign with Chinese influence which so poppular at that time. Inside this building housed the Buddha statue named Phra Sittharot in sub-duing mara position, this statue built in Sukhothai style which brought from Phitsanuloke province.Also there 're some mural painting around the wall depicting about tales and flowers.Outside,on the low base decorated with carving stone depicting about Chinese literature in thai called Sam Kok.
-Some old monk's residences and Bali language school building.

Address: Thonburi
Directions: Not so far from Sapan Phut bridge.

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  • Updated Oct 21, 2005
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