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Visit Wat Maha Wanaram (Ubon Ratchathani)

g_translate Thai name : วัดมหาวนาราม
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Ubon Ratchathani
Wat Maha Wanaram
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Ubon Ratchathani Wat Phra Yai
Wat Maha Wanaram is more commonly called Wat Phra Yai (or Wat Pha Yai which means the Big Buddha Temple) and it is true that the golden sitting Buddha statue, Phra Chao Yai In Paeng, the temple hosts is big and beautiful. According to an inscription found, it dates back from 1807. Laotian style, it is probably the most beautiful Buddha image in Ubon Ratchathani. The temple itself, although it is recent and not finished, has a remarkable and unusual architecture with a levels roofs. The decorations including the large relief on the back of the building are interesting. In April, a ceremony is held every full moon day to celebrate the Buddha of the temple.

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Practical information about Wat Maha Wanaram

Free admission

How to get to Wat Maha Wanaram ?

The temple has several entrances so you can go to Wat Maha Wanaram with songtahews 1, 3 and 8. Songtahews 2 and 6 will drop you off near the temple.
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Rules to respect when visiting a temple

Wat Maha Wanaram is a temple and when you visit a temple in Thailand there are some rules to know and follow :

  • Dress properly (knees and shoulders should be covered)
  • Take off your shoes when entering the buildings
  • Be quiet
  • Don't hug or kiss
  • Don't point your feet to Buddha's image
  • Don't smoke

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