About Wat Sommanat Wihan

Wat Sommanat Ratchaworawihan or known in short Wat Sommanat Wihan and Wat Sommanat is a second classed royal Thai Buddhist monastery was built in 1853 by the order of King Mongkut as a dedication and memorial to the Queen Consort Somanass Waddhanawathy, his first wife, who died at the age of 17.
Wat suthud

Magnificent Buddhist temples in Bangkok

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 were constructed at the new capital of Rattanakosin (modern Bangkok), such as the royal Wat, Wat .