Timings : 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Entry Fee : Free
One of the most popular and impressive wats of Thailand, Wat Yanasangwararam is a place worth visiting. Nestled about 20 km from South of Pattaya, Wat Yanasangwararam is a huge temple complex offering a glance into the Thai design and architectural traditions. The temple was established in the year 1976 to honour the present Supreme Patriarch, Somdet Phra Yanasangwon and was later dedicated to King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 1988.
The place is an architectural splendour spread across an area of 145 acres adorning buildings of different architectural styles. A lake on the right-hand side of the temple is lined with attractive Chinese pavilions. Also known as, Wat Yan locally, the shrine of the temple stands tall on the hill reached by a flight of 299 stairs lined with naga snakes. One can see the replica of the Buddha's footprints in modop etched in the ground and much architecture of several countries. Built in stylish yet modern Thai style, the temple holds a significant position in the area being under the patronage of His Majesty The King. One can also enquire for types of meditation courses available from 6:00 AM _ 6:00 PM.
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