Wat Samphran

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Wat Samphran is an  17-storey high Buddhist temple in Nakhon Pathom province,In the town of Nakhon Pathom, located 56 kilometers west of Bangkok, the capital of Thailand.

The Wat Samphran  temple is famous for its 17-storey pink cylindrical building with a giant dragon sculpture that curves its entire height. The interior of the dragon sculpture has stairs, however it has deteriorated due to the environment. The temple also houses a huge Buddha statue as well as many additional Buddha statues.

The Wat Samphran temple houses stunning statues and shrines, including a giant bronze Buddha. The dragon itself is reportedly hollow, and visitors can only walk through some parts of it, while other parts of the temple remain closed to the public.
Wat Samphran – Dragon Temple is one of the little-known temples in Thailand, but the most unusual and picturesque in the vicinity of Bangkok. The temple is popular with many Thais who come here for various ceremonies and meditations.

Access : Coordinates: 13.735, 100.215 / Address: 92/8 Moo 7, Sam Phran Sub-district, Sam Phran District, Nakhon Pathom Province / Location: Sampran a Sampran CH Nakorpthom, Bangkok, Thailand / Wat Samphran located in the town of Nakhon Pathom,  56 kilometers west of Bangkok, the capital of Thailand.

Highlights :

  •  At the top of the building there is  a viewpoint In addition, inside the temple there is a Buddha image of Luang Pho Putthawana. With a golden statue of blessing Enshrined on the Dhamma building In the main hall, there are 1,250 smallest and largest Buddha images in the world.
  •  Outside of the cubicle There was a big green dragon Wrapped around the building from the bottom to the top of the building The stairway is a tunnel.
  •  On the territory of the temple there are sculptures of an elephant, a rabbit and a dolphin, as well as several huge bronze statues of Buddha.
  •  Within the temple there are also Naga treasure blister spitting water Which has faith to throw coins into t In order to have some income.

Wat Samphan is open to visitors: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Activities : sightseeing / Photography, Architecture Photography, Ancient Culture Study / Long distance walking.

Go next : Don Wai floating market / Sanam Chandra Palace , a palace complex / Nakhon Pathom , a city  in central Thailand.

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