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Wat Mangkon Kamalawat, Bangkok

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Wat Mangkon Kamalawat (Thai: วัดมังกรกมลาวาส, pronounced [wát māŋkɔ̄ːn kāmālāːwâːt]), previously (and still commonly) known as Wat Leng Noei Yi (Thai: วัดเล่งเน่ยยี่, pronounced [wát lêŋ nɤ̂j jîː]; simplified Chinese: 龙莲寺; traditional Chinese: 龍蓮寺; pinyin: Lónglián Sì), is the largest and most important Chinese Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand. It hosts celebrations of a number of year-round events, including Chinese New Year, and the annual Chinese vegetarian festival.
It is located in the district of Pom Prap Sattru Phai in the city's Chinatown, in a courtyard off Charoen Krung Road, accessed by an alleyway. It is served by Wat Mangkon MRT station located in front of the temple.
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  • The Wat Mankon Kamalawat (Temple of the Dragon Flower), located in the Charoenkrung Road, is the largest and most important Chinese Buddhist temple in Chinatwon, which was founded around 1871. The...  more »
  • A beautiful and colorful attraction in Bangkok's Chinatown area, this is also a working temple attracting many worshippers. I really enjoyed the experience of the colorful decorations and the strong.....  more »
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  • this place is an absolute must to see there temples and all sorts of different types of Buddhist temples and features 2 photo and get selfies amazing place must be seen I also recommend you go and get yourself blessed by one of the Buddhists
  • Quite nice but I had my trainers stolen. The guy gestured where to leave my shoes and took off his sandals. When I came back they were gone. They have him on CCTV, not worth going to the police for but very inconvenient to be shoeless in the middle of Chinatown. Just be careful - actually even Thais hadn't all taken their shoes off.

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