Located on Mahachai Road, the Temple was built in the reign of King Rama III in 1846. Loha Prasat, the temples main attraction, standing 36 metres high with 37 surrounding spires, is the only one of its kind left in the world. Next to the temple is the area for welcoming an important foreign guest and a memorial statue of King Rama III.
A Temple in Bangkok which was built in 1846 during the reign of King Rama III. Wat Ratchanatdaram is best known for the Loha Prasat, a 36-meter-tall multi-tiered structure featuring 37 metal spires, signifying the 37 virtues toward enlightenment in Buddhist belief. It is regarded the world’s only brazen palace (a building of which its roof covered by broze tiles) in existence. Next to the temple is the King Rama II Memorial Plaza.Opening hours: Daily 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Admission: FreeContact: Mahachai Road, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, tel : +66 2224 8807, +66 2225 5749Nearby attractions: Democracy Monument, Golden Mountainhttp://www.tourismthailand.org/See-and-Do/Sights-and-Attractions-Detail/Wat-Ratchanatdaram–91