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DATE : 10 . 4 . 2015
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Wat Chanasongkhram Ratchaworawiharn
This temple is an old monastery which was built before the first reign of Rattakosin (before 1782). The former names is Wat Klang Na (temple in the paddy field). In the reign of King Rama 1, Somdet Phra Bowonratchao Mahasurasinghanat (the viceroy in King Rama 1?s reign) granted Mon people and monks to lived in the area, renovated the temple to be residence of Mon monks. Later, King Rama 1 gave the new name Tong Pu (name of a town in Myanmar) after the name of Mon temple in Ayutthaya and Lopburi. In the reign of King Rama 1, The temple become a center of Mon sect of Buddhism as he awarded to Mon soldiers who formed major troop in war with Burmese. After the war, this temple was restored and made the royal temple, and then renamed again to be Chanasongkram which means ?Victory of war?, as Thai gained victory over Burmese for three times between 1785-1787.
Phone: (662) 281-8244, 281-5056
Bus: 3 6 9 15 30 32 33 43 64 65 123 A/C 38 82 506
Opening Hours: Daily 6 am-6 pm
Listed by Fine Arts Dept.:1949
Royal Temple: Second Class

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