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Dhammakaya Temple

23 Khlong Sam, Amphoe Khlong Luang, Chang Wat Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand

Buddhist Temples

About Dhammakaya Temple

Wat Phra Dhammakaya is a Buddhist temple in Khlong Luang District, in the Pathum Thani Province north of Bangkok, Thailand. It was founded in 1970 by the maechi Chandra Khonnokyoong and Luang Por Dhammajayo. It is the best-known and the fastest growing temple of the Dhammakaya Tradition.  Wat Phra Dhammakaya is one of the temples that emerged from this tradition and is part of the Mahanikhaya freternity.



Attractions near Dhammakaya Temple

Agricultural Museum Complex6.07km from Dhammakaya Temple

The Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture is situated in Tambon Khlong Nueng, opposite the Nava Nakorn Industrial Promotion Zone. It displays the story on agriculture through modern technology and models, covering every aspect of the agricultural process such as land development, forestry, fishery, animal husbandry, and ecological system while outside are the greenhouses, demonstrating rice fields, and a presentation of the farmers’ lifestyles in every region of Thailand.

National Science Museum7.81km from Dhammakaya Temple

The National Science museum Located on Klong 5, Klong Luang in Pathum Thani, the Science Museum is part of the Technopolis complex. When completed, this park will be comprised of not only the Science Museum but also the Natural History Museum, the Ecology and Environment Museum, and the Aviation and Telecommunications Museum.

The National Memorial13.13km from Dhammakaya Temple

This is a memorial extolling the heroic deeds of Thai ancestors who used their intellect, ability, flesh and blood, as well as their life to protect this motherland. It is also a museum providing knowledge on Thai history and major Thai battles and so more.

Wat Niwet Thammaprawat Ratchaworawihan19.81km from Dhammakaya Temple

Wat Niwet Thammaprawat was built in 1876 in the reign of King Rama V, the first Thai king who visited Europe. This Gothic-style buddhist temple on a small island served as a royal temple when the King and his family spent their summer in the nearby Bang Pa-in Palace. Several European style buildings were also constructed in the compound. They are currently used as library, offices, monk residences, and also a school where novices and monks receive their formal and religious education.

Bang Pa-In Palace19.82km from Dhammakaya Temple

Bang Pa-In Royal Palace, also known as the Summer Palace, is a palace complex formerly used by the Thai kings. It lies beside the Chao Phraya River, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province. King Prasat Thong constructed the original complex in 1632, but it fell into disuse and became overgrown in the late 18th and early 19th centuries until King Mongkut began to restore the site in the mid-19th century. Most of the present buildings were constructed between 1872 and 1889 by King Chulalongkorn.

Safari World23.24km from Dhammakaya Temple

Safari World and Marine Park in Bangkok is a fun day out for the whole family. The variety of things to see and do makes this a fun and enjoyable place for everybody. Coupled with Thai hospitality, Safari World is a kids paradise. This huge park is divided into two areas, a drive through safari park and a marine park which also offers a number of shows.

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Pathum Thani4 attractions

Pathum Thani is one of the old and central provinces of Thailand. It is the location of a number of important Buddhist temples, museums, and an amusement park.