December 6, 2023


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Wat Hat Yai Nai Reclining Buddha Temple

This temple is actually located in the city of Hatyai. Since I drove to this temple, it is not easy to find without a GPS coordinate (below).
wat hat yai nai temple reclining buddha
It is located on Phetkasem Road near Khlong U Taphao Bridge, this temple is home to Phra Phuttha Hattha Mongkhon. If not mistaken, it is near a school but there are many parking spaces available here.

From the entrance, you walk further in until you meet this huge temple. When I say it is huge, it is really huge.
wat hat yai nai buddha
No wonder that, Phra Phuttha Hattha Mongkhon is considered as the third largest reclining Buddha in the world with a size of 35-meter tall and 10-meter wide. Even when I get closer, I can’t fit the reclining Buddha in to the camera frame, I need a fish eye lens to accomplish it.
wat hat yai nai temple
Wat Hat Yai Nai is visited by locals and foreign tourists as well. Since it is located in the city, most taxis and tuk tuks should know about this temple. Operating time: 08.00 – 17.00.

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Wat Hat Yai Nai  Address and GPS Coordinate:

Wat Hat Yai Nai on Phetchakasem Road, near Khlong U
Taphao Bridge, Amphoe Hat Yai, Songkhla
Tel: 0 7423 1055, 0 7423 8518, 0 7424 3747
GPS: 7.003599, 100.454798

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