Top Things To See and Do in Wat Sothon, Chachoengsao


Guide to Wat Sothon (Temple) in Chachoengsao, Thailand


It is situated on the river bank in Amphoe Muang approximately 2 Kms, south of Sala Klang (the City Hall). Wat Sothon, has a very sacred Buddha image and is regarded as one of the most revered Buddha images by the people in Thailand. The image, in the attitude of meditation has a lap width of 1.65 meters and height of 1.98 meters, is always seen entirely pasted with gold leaves by worshipers. Legend says that there were three bronze Buddha images floating down from Prachin Buri. They appeared at Sampathuan County of Chachoengsao, dates back since the Ayutthaya Period during the reign of King Phra Borom Tri Lokkanat.

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