"This civil temple was built in 1937, according to the government at the time intended to use the area around the bank of chao phraya river at tambon khlong toei to build a Bangkok port. They had to take over land from two ancient temples in that area, that are the land from wat that and also wat thong. To abide by traditions, the goverment than built a new temple in place of the two temples that were demolished. The new temple was built on a land of 54 Rai (21.6 acres) along Sukhumvit Road. When it was completed somdat krommaluang wachirayannawong, the supreme patriarch named the temple according to its history and took the original names of the two demolished temples that are wat that and wat thong and combined them to form the name wat that thong which excists till to day." Wat That Thong is located just in front of Skytrain-station Ekkamai (North)


Latitude and longitude 13°43'15.84" N 100°35'11.35" E (can also be seen at Google street-view)
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Categories & Keywords
Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:Asia
Subcategory Detail:Thailand
Keywords:antoni uni, bangkok temple, bangkok wat, buddhism, buddhist wat, temple, thailand, thailand, ton uni, toni uni, wat, wat that, wat that thong, wat thong