Wat Mahathat Yuwaratrangsarit

Local nameวัดมหาธาตุยุวราชรังสฤษฎิ์ ราชวรมหาวิหาร
LocationPhra Nakhon District, Bangkok, Thailand

One of the ten royal temples of the highest class was originally built to house the relics of Buddha. Nowadays the grounds are occupied by one of the most important Buddhist universities in Thailand - Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University.

Vipassana Meditation center is also located here. Most of the programs are offered in Thai, but English-speaking monks are also available.

The largest amulet market in Bangkok is held every Sunday right next to the temple. Come here to shop for religious amulets, talismans, and traditional medicine.

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Opening hours

Daily: 7 am - 5 pm

Admission

Free admission. Donations are appreciated.

More information and contact

Official Website http://www.dhammathai.org/watthai/bangkok/eng/watmahathat_e.php

Phone +66 2222 6011

Address Thailand

Coordinates 13°45'17.189" N 100°29'26.179" E

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