Wat Ratchaburana Ratchaworawihan or usually shortened to Wat Ratchaburana (วัดราชบูรณะ), commonly known as Wat Liap (วัดเลียบ), is a second-class temple in Maha Nikaya sect of Buddhism, located at 119 Chakkraphet Road, Wang Burapha Phirom Subdistrict, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok at the foot of the Memorial Bridge on the Phra Nakhon side near Pak Khlong Talat and Praisaniyakarn, opposite The Long Corridor of Suankularb Wittayalai School.
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 .