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Wat Yannawa

40 Charoen Krung Rd, Khwaeng Yan Nawa, Khet Sathon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand

Buddhist Temples

About Wat Yannawa

The Wat Yannawa is one of the older temples in Bangkok; it was built during the time of the Ayutthaya Kingdom, before the founding of the Rattanakosin Kingdom and the city of Bangkok. At that time the temple was called Wat Kok Khwai.


Attractions near Wat Yannawa

Sri Maha Mariamman Temple1.27km from Wat Yannawa

Mariamman Temple, also known as Maha Uma Devi Temple in Si Lom, known as Wat Khaek Silom , 'Khaek' being a term, albeit one increasingly perceived as offensive, used for "people of Indian origin", is a South Indian architecture style Hindu temple in Bangkok, Thailand. It was built in 1879 by Vaithi Padayatchi, a Tamil Hindu immigrant.

Bangkokian Museum1.33km from Wat Yannawa

The Bangkokian Museum is a trio of restored heritage houses standing in the cool shade of surrounding trees. The Bangkokian Museum displays what upper-middle-class homes looked like in Bangkok during the early to the mid-20th century. Despite being in a very busy area of Bangkok, the gardens are a peaceful haven. The museum was bequeathed to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration by its previous owner.

King Power Mahanakhon1.73km from Wat Yannawa

King Power MahaNakhon is a mixed-use skyscraper in the Silom/Sathon central business district of Bangkok, Thailand. It was opened in December 2016. It features the unconventional appearance of a glass curtain walled square tower with a cuboid-surfaced spiral cut into the side of the building. Following the transfer of the first residential units in April 2016, at 314.2 metres with 77 floors, it was recognized as the tallest building in Thailand on 4 May 2016 by the Council on Tall Buildings and

Wat Hua Lamphong2.35km from Wat Yannawa

Wat Hua Lamphong, popularly known as is the coffin temple , it’s an authentic Buddhist temple where various aspects of Thai cultures, traditions, and beliefs are observed regularly. Lamphong Buddhists are known to believe in Karma; hence, visitors go there to make a merit of good karma. The temple is part of the third class royal temples in Thailand, affiliated with Theravada Buddhism.

The Bangkok Snake Farm in Bangkok specialises in the cultivation of venomous snakes, extracting venom to produce antidotes for snake-bite victims in Thailand. Part of the Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, the farm offers an informative and fascinating experience for those curious about the world of reptiles – it might even help alleviate your unjustified fear of snakes.

Wat Mangkon Kamalawat2.96km from Wat Yannawa

At the heart of Bangkok's Chinatown is the Chinese-Buddhist temple of Wat Mangkon Kamalawat, known in Chinese as Wat Leng Nui Yee. The temple is the center of festivities during important festivals such as Chinese new years and the vegetarian festival.

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Bangkok is among the world's top tourist destinations, and has been named the world's most visited city consistently in several international rankings. It has emerged as a centre for the arts, fashion, and entertainment. The city is known for its street life and cultural landmarks, as well as its red-light districts.