This temple is one of the highlights of Yaowarat, but is actually not part of China's cultural heritage

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Wat Traimit, Bangkok

This temple is one of the highlights of Yaowarat, but is actually not part of China's cultural heritage.

This temple is one of the highlights of Yaowarat, but is actually not part of China's cultural heritage. It houses the Phra Phuttha Maha Suwan Patimakon, the world's largest solid-gold Buddha image, which originates from the Sukhothai period. It is over three metres tall and weighs five and a half tonnes, with an interesting history. The image was only rediscovered about 50 years ago when it dropped from a crane while being moved. This cracked the plaster exterior that was applied to hide the image from the invading Burmese army. There is an impressive white structure with a golden spire next to the temple, that reaches higher than many other buildings in the district.


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8:00

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8:00

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8:00

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8:00

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8:00

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8:00

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About Wat Traimit

 Tri Mit Rd

 +66 2 225-9775

Wat Traimit and Nearby Sights on Map

Golden Buddha

Located in Wat Traimit, Golden Buddha is a 5500 kg gold statue, thought to be built around 13th-14th centuries

Wat Samphanthawong

In the Ayutthaya period this temple bare the name 'Wat Ko', which means Island Temple, as it was surrounded by a canal that was directly in contact with the Chao Phraya River

Chinese Shop Houses

Rows of stuccoed yellow Chinese shop houses are to be found here in a very serene environment

Wat Pathum Khongkha

Previously known as Wat Sampeng, this ancient monastery was founded in the Ayutthaya period

Tang Toh Kang Gold Shop

Chinatown is one of Bangkok's oldest districts and about 14% of the buildings have been designated as historical landmarks

Siam Commercial Bank Building

Instead of trying to find this building while walking, this Art Deco-style building is actually best seen from the Chao Phraya Express Boat

Song Wat Road

A century ago, this road was the centre of a rice trading industry

Bangkok Bank Building

Right across the road from the Tang To Kang gold shop, and actually quite similar to it, the Bangkok Bank Building is one of Bangkok's oldest commercial buildings

Wat Maha Phruettharam

The exact origin of this temple is unknown, but it is believed to have originated from the early Rattanakosin era or late Ayutthaya period

Chinatown

Yaowarat Road is home to Bangkok's Chinatown, which is noted for its authentic Chinese markets and eateries