Wat Si Suttharam

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Wat Si Suttharam or Wat Kam Pra is the temple where the Prince Chumphon statue is located. Prince Chumphon is respected by local fisherman who look on him as a kind of patron saint of sailors. Prince Chumphon was a son of King Rama V and the founder of the modern Thai navy. He is celebrated as the “Father of the Thai Navy”. His statue can be found at many seaside towns and villages.

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