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Wat Suwannaram

Also called Wat Amarin, this temple appears fairly ordinary from the outside.

Photo of Wat Suwannaram

What makes Wat Suwannaram a worthy stop, however, are the interior murals; inside the temple are some of the most beautiful murals remaining intact in the Thai classical style.

The murals which date back to the Ayutthaya era, feature detailed battle scenes as well as 18th century depictions of foreigners.

How to get there
The temple is a short walk from the khlong taxi stop, Tha Chang.

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Last updated on 4th February, 2012.

Wat Suwannaram
Soi 32 Charoen Sanitwong Rd, Thonburi

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