Old Clock Tower


A helpful navigational landmark in the middle of town.

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1. Wat Mahathat Worawihan

0.21 MILES

Centrally located, gleaming white Wat Mahathat is one impressive temple. The showpiece is a 42m-tall five-tiered Ayuthaya-style prang (corn-cob shaped…

2. Shadow Puppet Museum

0.23 MILES

Not a fully fledged museum, rather there are 32 large năng yài shadow puppets, made by the former abbot, displayed on light boxes in Wat Plabplachai's old…

3. Wat Yang

0.35 MILES

This temple west of the city centre has a century-old hŏr đrai (sacred manuscript library) on stilts in a pond to protect the contents against termites…

4. Wat Yai Suwannaram

0.38 MILES

This expansive temple, founded in the late Ayuthaya era, holds quite a bit of history. Foremost are the faded murals inside the beautiful bòht (ordination…

5. Wat Kamphaeng Laeng

0.42 MILES

A 13th-century remnant of the time when the Angkor (Khmer) kingdom stretched from present-day Cambodia all the way to the Malay peninsula, this shrine was…

7. Phra Ram Ratchaniwet

0.77 MILES

Construction of this elegant summer palace, an incredible art-nouveau creation, began in 1910 at the behest of Rama V (who died just after the project was…