.(* )Big temple complex simply outside Pattaya


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Wat Yansangwararam, Wat Yan

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Near kilometer 160 exit of Sukhumvit roadway

About 20 kilometers South of town
Some twenty kilometers South of Pattaya lies the huge Wat Yansangwararam temple complex. Embed in a big location of around 145 acres, the intricate homes numerous structures of really various architectural designs, in addition to well kept gardens and a big lake, that make the complex a great and serene location to unwind.

Structures of the Wat Yan

When you get in the Temple complex, the very first structure you will see is the Viharn Sien, a Chinese temple and museum with a spectacular collection of Chinese artifacts and antiques, among its kind in Thailand.

The primary temple structure of Wat Yansangwararam or Wat Yan for brief, is understood for its modern-day style and is integrated in a really various design than the majority of Thai temples. A structure called mondop or mandapa consists of a reproduction of a footprint of the Buddha. Inside a big white chedi (a Buddhist stupa) a variety of antiques from the Buddha and his fans are kept.

The Wat Yansangwararam and the Viharn Sien can preferably be gone to together in one day.

Architectural designs

A variety of structures in various architectural designs, such as Indian, Japanese, Chinese, Lanna Thai and Swiss can be seen in the Wat Yan complex. Besides temples, there are a variety of monoliths, consisting of among King Prajadhipok.

The Wat Yansangwararam temple was built in 1976 to honor the Supreme Patriarch Somdej Phra Yanasangworn, who was then the head of the Thai Monastic Order. Now, the complex is under the patronage of the previous Thai King, King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX).

Big garden and lake

The big gardens and lake produce a tranquil and serene environment and are really ideal for relaxation, food and beverages can be purchased from the dining establishment.

Standing in a specific area in the Wat Yan complex, you can see the big golden Buddha mountain (Khao Cheejan) in the range.

Meditation classes

If you have an interest in attempting meditation, day-to-day classes are used at the Wat Yansangwararam at 6 am and 6 pm.


The Wat Yansangwararam temple complex is found some 15 kilometers South of Pattaya at the kilometer 160 exit of Sukhumvit roadway.

How to get to Wat Yansangwararam

The very best method to arrive is by regional songthaew, likewise called baht bus, that can be leased as a taxi.

A more comfy trip would be a personal taxi. You can reserve one through your hotel. Prior to leaving, make certain you settle on the cost.

Opening hours

Wat Yansangwararam is open daily from 8 am till 5 pm.

The complex is generally peaceful, other than on Thai public vacations and on weekends, when it can get hectic with Thai individuals.
As in any temple, please gown properly, which suggests covered shoulders, long sleeved t-shirts and long trousers or long gown.


Admission charged at the ticket cubicle is (Thai Baht):

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