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Wat Suthat

Officially named Wat Suthat Thepwararam, this temple was established under King Rama 1 (1782-1809) but wasn't completed until the reign of King Rama 3 (1824-1851). It houses the ashes of King Rama 8, brother to the present king, Rama 9.
King Rama 8 Courtyard of the wihan Statue of a horse Pediments at the back of the wihan Goddess
Boy praying Buddha image of the Sukhothai period Cloister of Buddha images Chinese magistrate Siamese dancer
Painting on door, close up Frangipani Guarded gate English sailor Old Chinese man with baby
Plaster monks Mural, close up Shutter, close up Doves Parrots