Sam Phran Tourism

Wat Samphran (Thai วัดสามพราน) is a Buddhist temple (wat) in Amphoe Sam Phran, Nakhon Pathom province, around 40 kilometers to the west of Bangkok. The temple was officially registered in 1985. The temple is notable for its 17-story tall pink cylindrical building with a gigantic dragon sculpture curling around the entire height. The interior of the dragon sculpture contains a staircase, which has however deteriorated to a poor condition in places. It also contains a huge buddha statue as well as many additional buddhist statues. The temple clergy was involved in a sexual misconduct scandal that resulted in long prison sentences in 2004.


A place in Thailand, Sam Phran is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Bangkok, Thailand. Add Bangkok to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Wat Pho Reclining Buddha, B T S Skytrain, Rajawongse Clothier. Also, to reach Sam Phran, you'll have to take a flight to Bangkok; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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