Wat Bang Phli Yai Klang is a Temple enshrining Somdet Phra Sakkayamuni Si Sumet Borphit, a reclining Buddha image that is 53 metres long.
The interior of the image is divided into 4 storeys: The 1st storey is a Dhamma practice room, 2nd storey is installed the statues of 500 arhats or arahants and paintings of hell and heaven chambers, 3rd storey consists of murals of many sacred Buddha images, and the 4th storey is enshrined the Buddha relics, which Phra Achan Chamnong brought from Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1987.
This level comprises the Buddha image’s heart room in which people come to cover it with gold leaves for auspiciousness.
To pay homage to the heart of the reclining Buddha, you have to pay 5 Baht each. The interior section is open daily between 9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m. Other sections are open daily between 8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Wat Bang Phli Yai Klang
Location: Bang Phli Yai, Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan 10540 Thailand