Wat Chana Songkhram Rachawora Mahawiharn

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Wat Chana Songkhram Rachawora Mahawiharn (วัดชนะสงครามราชวรมหาวิหาร) formally known as Wat Klang Na is an old second-class royal monastery built in the Ayutthaya Period, prior to the first Rattanakosin period established in 1782. The temple was named Wat Chana Songkhram which means ‘victory of war temple’ after Thailand were victorious in battle over three wars between 1785 to 1787, during this time it also became a Royal monastery.

Wat Chana Songkhram is located at 77 Chakrabongse Road, in between Khao San Road and Rambuttri Road. The Temple is open to visitors everyday between 8am and 6pm and admission is free.

To get to Wat Chana Songkhram you can easily walk if you are staying in the Khao San Road area, if you are staying elsewhere in the city you can take public busses 3, 32,33, 64 and 65 or take a tuk tuk or taxi. You can also take a boat to Phra Arthit Pier, walk up to Phra Arthit Road, cross the road, turn right and walk back parallel with the river, take the second left through Rambuttri Alley. This will take you to the back of the Wat Chana Songkhram complex.

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