Wat Phohom

Wat Phohom (Wat Pahuaphan) is located in Tambon Ratchasathit (Tambon Tanot) on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River.  It is 12 kilometers from Amphoe Mueang Ang Thong. Taking Ang Thong Sing Buri route at Km 68-69 and turn at the intersection for 1.5 kilometers. Originally, this temple was constructed in the Ayutthaya period and was left deserted. The temple was rebuilt 10 years ago. Attractions in this temple are 2 large stucco of four-face Bhrama heads, found from the excavation of this temple placed on trays beside chedi. The object reveals original workmanship of a Khmer-style sculpture. It is assumed that those heads were the top parts of either the temple gate or the ubosot gate similar to the one on top of the palace gate in Ayutthaya period. Moreover, the new abbots’ compartment displays a mixture of Asian and European arts.

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