|Wat Intharawihaan (วัดอินทรวิหาร)
Temple’. Name of a
32-meter high standing
It was commissioned by King
Rama IV in
the mid-19th century and was the
last building project
of the highly revered monk Somdet
is commonly referred to as
Luang Poo Toh (fig.).
The Buddha image's topknot contains a relic of the
brought from Sri
reason why it was actually built, while its large feet serve as
an altar for offerings (fig.),
where devotees visiting this temple pray and put flowers
and garlands on the large toes.
The temple itself dates from the beginning of the
was formerly called
suggesting that it
is built in what used to be a field where
peppers where once cultivated.