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Wat Paramaiyikaat

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This old monastery on Ko Kret was built by Mon immigrants over 200 years ago and was originally known as Wat Pak Aom.

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Over time the wat was allowed to deteriorate until King Rama V stepped in, had it restored and dedicated to his grandmother and in 1884 King Chulalongkorn visited and deposited a holy relic. Although the wat is best known for its reclining Buddha and its Mon style architecture, it's the mural painings of the daily life for a monk that are really special and are definitely worth seeing.

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