Wat Chaloem Phra Kiat Worawihan

Local nameวัดเฉลิมพระเกียรติวรวิหาร
LocationNonthaburi Province, Thailand

Wat Chaloem Phra Kiat Worawihan, or simple known as Wat Chaloem Phra Kiat is a Thai temple in the area of Bang Si Mueang Subdistrict, Mueang Nonthaburi District, Nonthaburi Province on the Chao Phraya River, regarded as an ancient temple that is older than 160 years old.

The temple is classified as the second rank of royal temple of province alike Wat Paramaiyikawat of Ko Kret. It was build in 1849 by King Nangklao to dedicated to his mother and grandparents who resided in this area. He gave the name "Wat Chaloem Phra Kiat" since it was not completed. Somdet Chao Phraya Borom Maha Prayurawongse was a project director. The construction was not completed in the reign of King Nangklao due to his death. All construction were transferred to Prayurawongse's second son, Chaophraya Thiphakorawong in the reign of King Mongkut, construction was completed in 1858.

Tags Place of WorshipBuddhist
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wat_Chaloem_Phra_Kiat_Worawihan

Address Thailand

Coordinates 13°50'52.517" N 100°29'3.546" E

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