About Wat Phra Mahathat

Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan is the main (wat) of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province in southern Thailand. The main of the , Phra Borommathat Chedi, was built by Sri Dhammasokaraja in the early-13th century CE to establish a symbol for the sect in the province. The temple is believed to house a tooth of .

Chedi of Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon, built by King Naresuan the Great

Buddhist temples in Thailand – cultural & historical heritage

Buddhist in Thailand are characterized by tall golden stupas, and the Buddhist architecture of Thailand is similar to that in other Southeast Asian countries, particularly Cambodia and Laos, with which Thailand shares cultural and historical heritage. In addition to the ecclesiastical leadership of the sangha, a secular government ministry supervises Buddhist temples and monks. According to the Office of National Buddhism, there are 41,205 Buddhist temples in Thailand of which 33,902 are active. 31,890 are .

Top 50 Buddhist Temples in Thailand

The main in Thailand is . is practiced by more than 95% of the population in Thailand. There are around 30,000 in Thailand. Thailand is a country and the here play a very active part in everyday life. Thai’s come to them to pray to for things such as or , they also come to make merit and speak with the . The structures themselves have .