Wat Samphran Temple : Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

The Wat Samphran Temple is featured with stunning statues and shrines, including a giant bronze Buddha.

At Wat Samphran in Nakhon Pathom Province there is a 17 storey building that has a giant dragon climbing to the roof. The head is at the top where there is a shrine and the tail is on the ground floor. The dragon is hollow and it is possible to walk up some sections of it.

The dragon itself is reportedly hollow, and visitors are able to walk some sections of it, though other parts of the temple remain closed to the public.

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Wat Samphran Temple

Article Title: Wat Samphran Temple : Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

Short Description: Wat Samphran is a Buddhist temple (wat) in Amphoe Sam Phran, Nakhon Pathom province, around 40 kilometers to the west of Bangkok. The temple was officially registered in 1985. The temple is notable for its 17-story tall pink cylindrical building with a gigantic dragon sculpture curling around the entire height. The interior of the dragon sculpture contains a staircase, which has however deteriorated to a poor condition in places. It also contains a huge buddha statue as well as many additional buddhist statues.

Author: Ruang-Ampon Buniad

Publisher - Orgnization: Asia Travel Gate

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