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Wat Indraviharn

Standing 32 metres tall, the Buddha image is designed in the modern style with a topknot enshrining a Buddha relic brought from Sri Lanka.

Photo of Wat Indraviharn

Built during the reign of King Rama IV, the Buddha is not as magnificent as another nearby massive Buddha, the highly popular Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho. Still, Wat Indraviharn displays an enormous and shimmering image that is deservedly renowned.

Aside from the Buddha, there is not tons to see. The wat is pretty, with the requisite detailed murals inside, but the standing Buddha is far and away the biggest draw.

Wat Indraviharn is also a very popular lurking place for touts and scammers. Ignore all the chatter about the wat being closed or the offers for cheap tuk tuk rides.

How to get there
The Chao Phraya express boat stops N14 and N15 are an easy walk away.

Wat Indraviharn
Wisut Kasat Rd

Location map for Wat Indraviharn

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