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  Wat Hua Khoo

 

Thailand

Wat Hua Khoo, the ‘Temple of the Twisted Head’, is a Buddhist temple of the Mahanikaai Sect, located on a +23 rai plot of land in the amphur Bang Sao Thong in Samut Prakan Province, near Suwannaphum International Airport.

 

The temple is named after the local village Hua Khoo and houses a Buddha image that reportedly was left in the village as a souvenir by King Taksin, who around 1767 AD had passed by the place when he to took his troops to Chanthaburi to fight off the Burmese and to increase his own forces and fighting strength with men liberated from the city.

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  Wat Hua Khoo