Wat Tonson

Wat Tonson

Around Bangkok Wat Ton Son, Amphoe Muang. Located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, opposite Ang Thong Technical College, this temple is one of the oldest in the province, built in the late Ayutthaya period.

The temple is well-known for it’s Buddha image seated in a meditation posture, called “Somdej Phra Sri Muang Thong”.

Measuring 13.7 metres wide across the lap and 19.5 metres in height, it’s magnificent size makes it the first largest Buddha image to be made of metal. The fineness of this Buddha image design also earns it recognition as a most beautiful piece of art.

Other highlights in the temple include the Somdej Phra Sri Muang Ngern Buddha Image and a life-size cast image of one of Thailand’s most revered monks, Somdej Phra Buddhajan To.

Wat Tonson is an ancient temple housing Somdet Phra Si Mueangthong, a very beautiful seated Buddha image in the posture of subduing Mara with the lap size of about 14 meters wide and 19 meters high molded in metal and gilded.

Wat Tonson

Wat Tonson


Thai: วัดต้นสน
Entrance Fee: Free entrance
Address: 2415 309, Talat Luang, Amphoe Mueang Ang Thong, Chang Wat Ang Thong 14000
District / Province: Ang Thong
Driving Directions (Road Map): Ang Thong to Wat Tonson (Temple)
Driving Directions (Road Map): Bangkok to Ang Thong
Wat Tonson วัดต้นสน Ang Thong Thailand
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