Wat Bang Khun Thian Nok, usually shortened to Wat Nok, is a Buddhist temple (wat) in Chom Thong District, Bangkok, Thailand. In the past, this temple was a landmark of the Bang Khun Thian people because there was a canal flowing in front and easy to connect with Chao Phraya River. There have activities such as Loy Krathong, market, Songkran and Buddhist activities.
Bangkok, officially known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon and colloquially as Krung Thep, is the capital and most populous city of Thailand.
The majority (93 percent) of the city's population is Buddhist.
Rama I (reigned 1782–1809) of the Chakri Dynasty (which remains the current royal family of Thailand) founded the Rattanakosin Kingdom.
Under Rama I, new temples were constructed at the new capital of Rattanakosin (modern Bangkok), such as the royal Wat, Wat .