the right and enlarged in the bottom picture
is the initial palace of King
where he lived prior to the construction of
and which later became a part of the
In the top left is the original dry-dock and in the bottom right corner is
Wat Wongsamoon Wihaan (fig.), to where the
dry-dock currently extends
Uniquely, the temple's principal
is placed facing, rather than facing the main entrance in the east.
This was allegedly done in order to rectify any bad omen of building the palace to the
east of the temple, which would have blocked the Buddha image's view.