Wat Arun, Bangkok

Wat Arun, Bangkok

Wat Arun, also known as Temple of Dawn, is a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. Wat Arun is among the best known of Thailand’s landmarks. Although the temple had existed since at least the seventeenth century, its distinctive prang (spires) were built in the early nineteenth century during the reign of King Rama II.

The Temple of Dawn, Bangkok, Thailand

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