Wat Mangkon Kamalawat
Wat Mangkon Kamalawat is also known as Wat Leng Noei Yi or Dragon LotusTemple. It is considered to be the most important and largest Chinese Buddhist temple in Bangkok. It was first established as a Mahayana Buddhist temple around 1871. This temple is said to be the host for various year round events like Chinese New Year and Chinese Vegetarian Festival. The temple is decorated typically using a Chinese architectural style that makes use of Chinese dragons. During the annual Vegetarian festival, religious and culinary activities are particularly active here.
Location: Th Charoen Krung & Th Mangkon
Timings: 6am to 6pm
Getting there: By metro Hua Lamphong exit 1 & taxi or by ferry Ratchawong Pier