Wat Yai Chai Mongkol was built in 1357 by king Uthong for a group of Buddhist monks who had studied and been ordained in Sri Lanka. The temple was destroyed in 1767 by the Burmese and remained unused until 1957 when a group of monks started restoring it. The temple contains a huge statue of a reclining Buddha.
01 Wat Yai Chai Mongkol 02 Buddha statue and worshippers 03 Buddha image in Wat Yai Chai Mongkol 04 Stupas 05 Buddha image 06 Stupas
07 Buddha statue 08 Buddha statue hand 09 Stupas 10 Aligned Buddha statues covered with golden robes 11 Stupas
12 Believers decorating statues with garlands 13 Head of reclining Buddha 14 Head of reclining Buddha
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