The image is among the most revered in Thailand and the temple is often full of Thai worshipers, though few foreign tourists make it here.
After seeing the glittering gold Buddha, be sure to walk round the side of the temple down to the river where you can feed hundreds of enormous fish.
How to get there
To get here, simply follow Route 3477 for another kilometre past Wat Yai Chai Mongkhun.
Last updated on 10th February, 2013.