Wat Bowonivet
Wat Bowonivet






Wat Bowonivet architecture is a modest but important spiritual temple Thailand where many kings and princes have served their monks. The temple was built in the early 19th century by King Rama III, but gained fame when Prince Mongkut (from The King and fame) founded the Thammayut Thai Buddhist sect and served as chief abbot during part of 27 years his monks. Today, the complex is home to the Supreme Patriarch and as the national headquarters of the Thammayut monastic sect, an order still stricter discipline than the traditional Mahanikaya. Because its origin in a very disciplined and Buddhism, Wat Bowonivet enjoys a high representative utation among the Thai people.
Wat Bowonivet Wat Bowonivet
Wat Bowonivet Wat Bowonivet

Travel Guides : Head for the Hills

Meet Karen hilltribe people in Mae Hong Son on Eco-Life outings scheduled for Dec 9-13 and Dec 30 to Jan 3. The programme includes a one-night homestay with a Karen family, trekking at Doi Pui and a visit to a Haw Chinese community. Call 567-2039