Phra Si Rattana Maharat monastery, (in) Ratchaburi, Ratchaburi, TH

Raw data

"Ratchaburi […] a glorious town during the Dvaravati period, is located on the bank of the Mae Klong River. […] It is located 80 kilometres west of Bangkok and borders on Myanmar to the west having the Tanaosi Range as a borderline. […]
The 8 th -9 th century Wat Phra Si Rattana Maharat, or locally known as 'Wat Na Phra That', is located on the west bank of the Mae Klong River in town. Dating from the 15 th century, its elegant prang remains in good conditions and was probably modeled after the main prang of Cambodia's Angkor Wat. Inside the prang are murals from the 15 th century and partially restored stucco works"

Input by: tmciolek, Jan 08, 2013

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 08 Jan 2013

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 2 km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Phra Si Rattana Maharat monastery, TH.

General location of the Phra Si Rattana Maharat monastery, TH.
Lat 13.53821 Long 99.82072
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2013.

Google Map link:,%20TH)&ll=13.53821,99.82072&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • Thailand:Changwat Ratchaburi

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx. Lat 13.53821 Long 99.82072 - based on visual identification (in maps/satellite imagery) of a street intersection on the west bank of the Mae Klong River which shold be fairly close to the unidetified (hitherto) Phra Si Rattana Maharat , - tmciolek, 08 Jan 2013.

5. Other known nearby Buddhist monasteries

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6. Modern name of the known nearest city, town, or village

7. The settlement's alternative/historical names

8. The settlement's coordinates

9. Monastery's major Buddhist tradition

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10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

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11. Date-early

  • MBM chrono-tag 0700-32p 0733-66p 0767-99p 0800-32p 0833-66p 0867-99p - tmciolek 08 Jan 2013
  • 0700-32p 0733-66p 0767-99p 0800-32p 0833-66p 0867-99p 0900-32c 0933-66c 0967-99c 1000-32c 1033-66c 1067-99c 1100-32c 1133-66c 1167-99c 1200=> dated-ex

12. Date-intermediate

  • MBM chrono-tag 1200=> - tmciolek 08 Jan 2013

13. Date-late

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14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

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15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

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16. Additional notes

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17. Corrections & addenda to this page were kindly provided by

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18. Known monks and nuns associated with this monastery

19. Available Printed Literature

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