Wat Mahatat of Bangkok

Wat Mahatat takes its name from the relic housed in the main chedi here. Founded during the reign of Rama I in the 18C, the "temple of the Great Relic" is the site of the largest Buddhist university in Thailand. With its schools and monastic buildings surrounding the cloisters, Wat Mahatat is a real religious centre where the subjects taught include meditation techniques.

Useful information

Address:

Thanon Maharat Bangkok

Price:

free of charge

Opening hours

8am-5pm

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