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Largest Reclining Buddha in Thailand, Ang Thong Province

There is a large reclining Buddha image 50 meters long, lying in the open area. The wihara housing the image was destroyed during the first fall of Ayutthaya. The statue of Khun Inthapramun was in front of the Buddha image.

The largest Reclining Buddha in Thailand which is 50 metres long, called Phra Si Muang Thong”, can be found in this temple. Similar in style to the Reclining Buddha at Wat Phranon Chaksi in Sing Buri. This image might have also been build during the Sukhothai period.

This temple was once razed to the ground and was left abandoned for more than a hundred years. King Borrommakot of Ayutthaya ordered the reconstruction of this temple during his reign, records show that King Rama V (King Chulalongkorn The Great) of Bangkok visited the temple twice. It is one of the most important temple in Ang Thong province.

Wat Khun Inthapramun, largest Reclining Buddha in Thailand

Wat Khun Inthapramun, largest Reclining Buddha in Thailand

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