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The Ancient Siam Civilization of

Wat Suwandararam Rajaworaviharn

Phra Phrathan

Wat Suwandararam is also called Wat Thong, because the father of King Rama I built it and his name was Thongdee. It was completely destroyed by the Burmese and rebuilt in 1785. Besides the beautiful temple buildings in late Ayutthaya-style, it is famous for it's beautiful murals which cover significant historical events in both the Ubosot and the Viharn building as well as the presiding buddha image of Phra Phrathan Wat Suwandararam. 

  Wat Suwandararam

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